Chris Cornell dies aged 52

Chris Cornell dies aged 52


Chris Cornell former Soundgarden and Audioslave member, has died at the age of 52, and will be remembered by fans for the groundbreaking grunge-rock he made with his band Soundgarden in the Eighties and Nineties, and for his time with "supergroup" Audioslave, as well as his varied solo work.

But the singer was also a notable contributor to movie and television scores: his songs featured on several popular soundtracks, while he also composed original music and songs for a number of well-known films and series ranging from Casino Royale, 12 years a slave, Machine gun preacher The Promise as well as the man of steel.