Musician Chris Cornell, the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at the age of 52.
In a statement to the Associated Press, his representative, Brian Bumbery, said Cornell, who had been on tour, died Wednesday night in Detroit, Brian Bumbery.
Bumbery called the death “sudden and unexpected” and said his wife and family were shocked. The statement said the family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause, and asked for privacy.
Bumbery called the death “sudden and unexpected” and said his wife and family were shocked by it.
The cause of his death is currently unknown. Cornell’s family is working with a medical examiner to determine the cause, the statement said.
Cornell was best known for fronting the two iconic bands and singing ‘You Know My Name’, the theme song for James Bond film Casino Royale.
The singer was scheduled to perform at the US festival Rock the Range in Columbus tonight.