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Chris Cornell’s death stuns fans, fellow musicians

Here's Chris Cornell's last performance of 'Black Hole Sun' before his death

Instagram user Megan Rebecca shared clips and images of Chris Cornell's final performance with Soundgarden at Detroit’s Fox Theater on May 17. This clip shows his performance of the band’s hit "Black Hole Sun."
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Instagram user Megan Rebecca shared clips and images of Chris Cornell's final performance with Soundgarden at Detroit’s Fox Theater on May 17. This clip shows his performance of the band’s hit "Black Hole Sun."

The death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, a founding father of the grunge rock movement, at age 52 has left fans and fellow musicians reeling.

Cornell died Wednesday night in Detroit sometime after playing a Soundgarden show. His death, called “sudden and unexpected” by publicist Brian Bumbery, came in the midst of a national tour with the band.

News of his death sparked an outpouring of grief on social media from fans, celebrities, and fellow musicians.

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