The music world is reeling from the shocking, tragic news today of Chris Cornell’s suicide, and many artists have taken to social media to express their grief and extend condolences to the Soundgarden singer’s friends and family.
Cornell’s Audioslave bandmate Tom Morello took to Instagram to post “I love you, brother. Thank you for your friendship and your humor and your intellect and your singular and unmatched talent. It was a great honor to know you as a friend and as a band mate. I am devastated and deeply saddened that you are gone dear friend but your unbridled rock power, delicate haunting melodies and the memory of your smile are with us forever. Your beautiful voice and beautiful self will always be in my heart. God bless you and your family.”
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Watch a clip of Cornell’s final performance, hours before his death, here.