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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

Real/full name:
Christopher John Boyle
52 (born Jul 20th, 1964)
May 17th, 2017
Died of:
Suicide by hanging
Place of origin:
United States (Seattle, Washington)


Chris Cornell is mostly known as the singer, guitarist, and co-songwriter in Soundgarden.
After Soundgarden initially split up, he formed Audioslave with the three Rage Against the Machine instrumentalists. He left because of "personality conflicts as well as musical differences" and the group is believed to have split up.
He has also recorded and performed as a solo artist.

Solo ...


Chris performed the theme song to the 2006 James Bond movie Casino Royale, "You Know My Name".

He appears in the 1992 movie "Singles", together with most of Soundgarden.


Vocals (2001-2007, 2017)

Center for Disease Control Boys

Vocals, Drums (1986-1987)

Chris Cornell

Vocals, Guitars (1998-2017)


Drums (1984-1985), Vocals (1984-1997, 2010-2017), Guitars (1985-1997, 2010-2017)

1986 Deep Six (Split) Vocals
1987 Hunted Down (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1987 Screaming Life (EP) Guitars, Vocals
1988 Fopp (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1988 Ultramega OK Vocals, Guitars, Bass (track 7)
1989 Hands All Over (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1989 Flower (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1989 Loud Love (EP) Guitars, Vocals
1989 Louder than Love Vocals, Guitars
1990 Louder than Live! At the Whisky (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
1990 Louder than Live (Video) Guitars, Vocals
1990 Screaming Life / Fopp (Compilation) Vocals (lead)
1990 Room a Thousand Years Wide (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1990 Loudest Love (EP) Guitars, Vocals
1991 Jesus Christ Pose (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1991 Badmotorfinger Vocals, Guitars
1991 She's a Politician / Christmas with the Devil (Split) Guitars, Vocals
1992 Outshined (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1992 Rusty Cage (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1992 SatanoscillatemymetallicsonataS (SOMMS) (EP) Guitars, Vocals
1992 The Videos (Video) Guitars, Vocals
1992 Motor Vision (Video) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Cold Bitch (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Vocals, Drums
1994 The Day I Tried to Live (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1994 My Wave (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Songs from Superunknown (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Vocals, Drums
1994 Spoonman (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1994 Superunknown Vocals, Guitars
1994 Black Hole Sun (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1995 Fell on Black Days (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1995 On Tour (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1995 Alive in the Superunknown (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1995 Songs from the Superunknown (EP) Guitars, Vocals
1996 Pretty Noose (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1996 Down on the Upside Guitars (rhythm), Piano (track 14), Vocals, Mandolin (track 5)
1996 Burden in My Hand (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1996 Blow Up the Outside World (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1997 Ty Cobb (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1997 Bleed Together (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2010 Black Rain (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2010 The Telephantasm (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Vocals, Drums
2011 Live on I-5 (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2011 Before the Doors: Live on I-5 (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Vocals, Drums
2012 Live to Rise (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2012 Been Away Too Long (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2012 King Animal Guitars (rhythm), Piano (track 6), Vocals, Mandolin (track 7)
2013 King Animal Demos (EP) Vocals, Guitars
2019 Live from the Artists Den (Video) Guitars, Vocals
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Temple of the Dog

Vocals, Guitars (1990-1991)

Mad Season

Vocals (2015)

Alice in Chains

1992 Would? (Single) Vocals (additional) (track 4)
1992 Sap (EP) Vocals (track 3)

Flotsam and Jetsam

2008 Cuatro Songwriting (track 3)


2012 King Animal Additional recording
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