RIP: Chris Cornell, 52

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  1. Teppodama Black Belt

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  2. Fedorable triple yellow double stampy

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    wow, bad news. Was a favorite in the 90's.

     
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  3. redwire Few and Far Between

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    That sucks.

    RIP Chris.

    Going to go find my old Temple of the Dog CD



    Edit - added vid appropriate to the event
     
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    Aw man.

    I guess it caught up to him in the end.

    RIP.

     
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  5. Teppodama Black Belt

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    well fuck.

    R.I.P
     
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    I literally sat up in bed and said WTF when I read the news this morning.

    Damn.
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  8. Rational Poster Scourge of the War Room

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    This sucks but I'm pretty sure this is a Mayberry thread.

    Now if Zack de la Rocha died it might be a WR thread.
     
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    One of the GOAT rock vocalists. RIP.
     
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    Damn RIP. That guy was still going strong. My local radio station was always talking about him & playing his new stuff
     
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  11. Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt

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    I thought he was already dead
     
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    I didn't get into him until Audioslave. Great vocalist. RIP.
     
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    Some media is reporting it as a possible suicide.

    Was gonna say take it to the berry but some jerk already did that
     
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  14. second sight Reversing Submissions from Father Time

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    when these guys kill themselves it makes me wonder where they're at in life

    still rich and dependent, broke, or does living your dream and then going back to mediocrity proof to be too much to handle?
     
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    One of my favorite male vocalists.

    Be Yourself played at my friends funeral.

    Even when you've paid enough
    Been pulled apart or been held up
    Every single memory of the good or bad
    Faces of luck


    Existentialist themes. AMOR FATI Chris!!!!!

     
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    Chris wasn't wallowing in mediocrity though. While some of his solo ventures weren't met with critical success, he generally maintained a strong following with through his previous efforts with Soundgarden and Audioslave. His later solo acoustic gigs were typically sold out affairs and his recent efforts with the reformed Soundgarden had met with interest and success. Throw in that he had the respect of his musical peers and collaborated successfully with a number of them and the work he did with various movie soundtracks and I'd say he was still a successful artist.
     
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    He could have still had soooo many chicks lol. Weird after a show really close to me here in dtown. Soundgarden was more of a radio band in the 90s, and I hate black hike sun, but outshined was a great radio tune and you can't deny his voice.
     
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    So, police apparently found him the bathroom and there are reports that he had something around his neck. The police are tentatively ruling it a suicide pending further investigation. Seriously hope he didn't Caradine himself.
     
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  19. Rational Poster Scourge of the War Room

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    It's very popular these days tbh

    but I think the correct way to do it is to have a spotter.
     
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  20. spamking Proud Okie/Type 01 FFL Dealer

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    Ugh . . . grunge icons are almost all gone . . . someone go find Eddie Vedder and make sure he's okay.
     
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