Chris Cornell is gone...

Discussion in 'V.C.'s Parlor' started by Brever, May 18, 2017.

  1. Brever

    Brever Squier-holic

    Oct 5, 2015
    One of the great rock voices of all time...RIP Chris.
  2. Eddie

    Eddie Squier-holic

    Nov 5, 2016
    New York
    So many are passing at an early age. I lost a few (childhood) friends last year who were only in their mid 40's. This puts my own mortality into perspective. Stress and poor eating habits are really taking a toll on my own health.
  3. Josh owen

    Josh owen Squier Talker

    Feb 3, 2017
    Just heard this news. Very sad day and a tremendous loss to rock. One of the most unique vocalist in any style of music. A favorite of my wife and I. He will be missed.
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  4. Robb

    Robb Squier-holic

    Jan 13, 2011
    Chertsey Canada.
    R.I.P. Chris
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  5. nobucks

    nobucks Squier-Meister

    Mar 9, 2017
    Sioux Falls, SD
    Sad to hear this when I got up this morning. :(

    He always seemed like one of the stable mentoring type of rock stars. No drama, everyone wanted to work with him, etc
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  6. IronSchef

    IronSchef Squier-holic

    Jun 18, 2012
    Fox Point, WI
    super bummed this morning :(
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  7. StillSourDiesel

    StillSourDiesel Squier-Nut

    Dec 21, 2013
    Sound of music was my favorite. RIP Chris Connelly
  8. cheapgtrs

    cheapgtrs Squier-Meister

    Apr 4, 2015
    Soundgarden was 1 of the very important bands in my life. RIP Chris
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  9. squierbilly

    squierbilly Squier-holic

    Apr 21, 2013
    sunny phoenix
    A couple of your songs on Avam people have a soundgarden reminiscent quality to the lead or rhythm,, possible tuning?
    30 years dead is my new fav.. loves it.. Septic wound also..

    Anyways back to the OP.. chris was a amazing voice,, songwriter,, guitar player,, A lot of sorrow right know in the world and music industry.. :(
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  10. Dan Sotelo

    Dan Sotelo Squier-Nut

    Sep 19, 2013
    progreso tx
    Very sad news....He pretty much wrote the soundtrack to my youth.
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  11. Brever

    Brever Squier-holic

    Oct 5, 2015
    When Audioslave hit in '02, I wore that CD out. I actually just listened to it a few weeks ago. Very sad indeed.
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  12. Guitarmageddon

    Guitarmageddon Squier-holic

    Sep 27, 2014
    It happened only a few miles from where I live.... and @StillSourDiesel lives....
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  13. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Squier-holic

    Jan 7, 2016
    Maryland, USA
    I wasn't a fan of Soundgarden or Audioslave, but I was impressed by his voice. I was shocked to hear of his death on the radio.
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  14. Hard Road

    Hard Road Squier-Meister

    Apr 18, 2017
    Orange County
    Sad day. That era produced amazing vocalists and the top 3 are already gone.
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  15. ElRey67

    ElRey67 Squier-holic

    Jan 10, 2016
    Chandler, AZ
    Horrible news to wake up to. He had a tremendous voice. To me, his voice was right up there with Paul Rodgers and Roger Daultry. Epic rock and roll voice.
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  16. calihick

    calihick Squier-Meister

    Mar 12, 2015
    west coast
    A sad day indeed. I remember when I was in my mid 20's and having my mind being BLOWN, the first time I heard 'Outshined'.

    Somewhat related-there is a thread here about under rated guitarists- I think Kim Thayil is indeed one. #bangshead
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  17. surfrodguitar

    surfrodguitar Squier-holic

    Aug 4, 2016
    Laguna Niguel
  18. grizmit

    grizmit Squier-Nut

    Jan 25, 2015
    Sad news. Definitely the voice for a lot of us Gen Xers during our formative years. Even sadder that he was basically a contemporary. Way too young. RIP CC.
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  19. late2guitar

    late2guitar Squier-Nut

    Feb 5, 2016
    St. Louis area
    I ditched Beale Street Music Fest two weeks ago... didn't want to fight the crowds. Seeing Bush and Soundgarden were my sole reasons for wanting to go (Big Head Todd was doing an all blues set with some blues guys including Ronnie Baker Brooks... I would want to see them perform their material as I've seen them perform with RBB before and it wasn't my thing). It's a choice that didn't take long for me to regret. I'll never see CC with Soundgarden now and I regret being lazy and anti-social.

    Someone once described his voice as being able "to peel the paint off walls." Yeah. In a good way. Amazing talent. RIP, Chris.
  20. Brever

    Brever Squier-holic

    Oct 5, 2015
    I hate that, L2G. SG was on my bucket list to see, never saw them live...too late now.
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