1 on the Billboard 200 and was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Record in 1995.It included hit singles "Spoonman," ''Fell on Black Days," ''Black Hole Sun," ''My Wave" and "The Day I Tried to Live." Soundgarden disbanded in 1997 due to tensions in the band, and Cornell pursued a solo career.Cornell also collaborated with some members of Pearl Jam to form the band Temple of the Dog, which produced a self-titled album in 1991 in tribute to friend Andrew Wood, the former frontman for Mother Love Bone.
First Layne Staley and now Cornell : 2 Seattle boys with amazing voices ! Apparently his wife asked someone to go check on him and he was found dead in his dressing room after a show.
Then there's the ones who have a rep to maintain - I heard Tommy Lee say in an interview that he felt it was EXPECTED of him to have a bottle of Jack Daniels in his hand 24/7 !
Fan finds Tommy Lee drinking a glass of milk with a healthy meal : " You just shattered my illusion - THANKS A LOT !
A full autopsy report was not yet completed Thursday afternoon.
Two Detroit newspapers had earlier cited a police spokesman Cornell was found with "a band around his neck." A different Detroit Police spokesman, Michael Woody, told The Associated Press Thursday that he could not confirm that Cornell died with a band around his neck.