Musicians React To Chris Cornell's Passing

More musicians have reacted to the death of Chris Cornell. His bandmates in Soundgarden and Temple of the Dog (which featured three members of Pearl Jam) have yet to issue statements on his passing.

  • Elton John: "Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Chris Cornell. A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man."
  • Paul Stanley of KISS: "STUNNED to hear the death of Chris Cornell. Music's loss. Greater still, his family has lost a father and husband."
  • Peter Frampton: "Shocking news of Chris Cornell passing last night in Detroit. Brilliant artist on so many levels. I am in shock. My condolences to his family."
  • Joe Perry of Aerosmith: "Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest in Peace."
  • Jimmy Chamberlin of Smashing Pumpkins: "So sad about Chris Cornell passing. Truly one of the greatest singers of our generation and a kind soul. Thoughts go out to loved ones."
  • Perry Farrell: "A shining voice in music has left us in the midnight. He was a complex and gentle soul. Chris Cornell has flown into the black hole sun."
  • Jason Isbell: "Chris Cornell? Doesn't even seem possible. What an incredible talent. Me and teenage me are both heartbroken."
  • Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty: "I can hardly believe the news about Chris Cornell's passing. He was SUCH a talent and an unbelievably nice man."


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