VOA慢速英语[娱乐报道] “声音花园”乐队主唱克里斯・康奈尔自杀身亡

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 Lead Singer of 1990s Band Soundgarden Dies

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Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden, died Wednesday night. He was 52 years old.
He and the band were in Detroit, Michigan, for a concert.
Soundgarden was a well-known rock band in the 1990s. The bands music style is known asgrunge,” which became popular in the 1990s with the success of Soundgarden and other bands like Pearl Jam and Nirvana.
The music style started in Seattle, Washington.
Cornell was known for having one of the best voices in rock music. It was featured on Soundgardens most successful songs, includingBlack Hole Sun," “Spoonman," andFell on Black Days
People have been reacting to his death on social media.
Fans wrote comments under the bands YouTube videos after the news of Cornells death. On theFell on Black Daysvideo, one fan wrote: “Fitting song for today. Rest in Peace, Chris.”
Many people talked about how many good songs came out in the early 1990s, including those from Soundgarden.
Late in the day Thursday, Detroit police confirmed [that] Cornell committed suicide.
Many musicians used social media to express their sadness.
Gavin Rossdale of Bush, Dave Navarro of Janes Addiction and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin all wrote about Cornell
Navarro wrote: “Such a terrible, and sad loss.”
Soundgarden broke up in 1997. Cornell went on to play music on his own and with a new group called Audioslave.
Soundgarden got back together, however, in 2010. The band was on tour when Cornell died.
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