Chris Cornell is gone...

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

  1. Brever

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    One of the great rock voices of all time...RIP Chris.
     
  2. Eddie

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    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

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    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

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    R.I.P. Chris
     
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  5. nobucks

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    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

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    super bummed this morning :(
     
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  7. StillSourDiesel

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    Sound of music was my favorite. RIP Chris Connelly
     
  8. cheapgtrs

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

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    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

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    Very sad news....He pretty much wrote the soundtrack to my youth.
     
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  11. Brever

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    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

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

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    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

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    Sad day. That era produced amazing vocalists and the top 3 are already gone.
     
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  15. ElRey67

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    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

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    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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  18. grizmit

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    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

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    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

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