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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

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Famous as :

Singer, guitarist

Birth Name :

Christopher John Boyle

Birth Date :

July 20, 1964

Birth Place :

Seattle, Washington, USA

Spouse :

Susan Silver (20-Sep-90 - March 2004), Vicky Karayiannis (since, March 2004)

Claim to fame :

Lead vocalist for Soundgarden

Biography


Chris Cornell was born July 20, 1964. Suffering from a severe case of clinical depression during his teenage years, he mostly spent his time, playing drums and guitar. Before becoming a successful musician, he worked at a seafood wholesaler and was a sous chef at a restaurant named Ray's Boathouse.

In 1984, Cornell joined Soundgarden, serving as the band's lead singer and songwriter. With this band, he released two compilation albums and five studio records, one of which made them nominated as Best Metal Performance at 1992 Grammy Awards. In 1997, the band unfortunately decided to end their career and so went their separate ways.

Latest News


Chris Cornell and Soundgarden Join Obama Inauguration

January 19, 2013 05:56:44 GMT

Rock musician will perform onstage with his former band mates to lend their support to re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration on January 21. Cornell and Soundgarden are the latest musical acts added to the line-up of entertainers that will be joining next week's festivities in Washington D.C.
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Video: Chris Cornell Salutes Whitney Houston With 'I Will Always Love You' Rendition

February 21, 2012 02:44:34 GMT

Adding piles to the artists who pay tribute to by singing, performed a rendition of her iconic song "I Will Always Love You". The lead singer strummed his guitar and delivered the classic song in an acoustic set.
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Chris Cornell Denies Mocking Kanye West at Big Day Out Music Festival

January 24, 2012 04:26:13 GMT

was quick to pour cold water on the reports suggesting that he's feuding with at the recent Big Day Out music festival. The frontman sparked such rumors after he launched a harsh comment about a soundcheck that's coincidentally occupied by the rap mogul.
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Kim Cattrall Will Never Do Nude Scenes Again

May 29, 2010 03:24:11 GMT

has promised she will no longer remove her clothes for sex scenes now she is in her fifties - insisting she will stay covered up from now on. The 53 year old became famous for her saucy role as maneater Samantha Jones in the "Sex and the City" TV series, which saw her disrobe to act out graphic sexual scenarios on a regular basis.
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Carlos Santana Taps Top-Notch Musicians for Classic Rock Album

May 28, 2010 09:58:36 GMT

Rapper , , and ' keyboard player Ray Manzarek have teamed up with guitar great for his new album of classic rock anthems.
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