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Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle; July 20, 1964) is an American rock musician best known as the lead vocalist for Soundgarden. He is also known as the former lead vocalist for Audioslave and for his numerous solo works and soundtrack contributions since 1998. He is known for his wide four-octave vocal range, and powerful vocal belting technique. He was the founder and frontman for Temple of the Dog, the one-off tribute band dedicated to his former roommate, Andrew Wood. He has released three solo studio albums, "Euphoria Morning" (1999), "Carry On" (2007), and "Scream" (2009). Cornell was ranked 4th in the list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" by Hit Parader. He performed the theme song to the James Bond film Casino Royale (2006), "You Know My Name".
March 25, 2011
Frontman Chris Cornell has revealed that Soundgarden's new album will be 'diverse'. The band are currently recording their first album in 15 years since 1996's 'Down On The Upside'. Read more
March 17, 2009
Chris Cornell, Papa Roach and Skin are the latest editions to the line up for this year's Download Festival. Journey, Tesla and Black Stone have also joined the bill for the event, which will take place in Donington Park on the weekend of June 12th-14th. Read more
November 10, 2008
Singer Chris Cornell has said he finds the idea of a Led Zeppelin reunion tour without frontman Robert Plant “depressing”. Cornell has been linked to the vacant singing position since it emerged that John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Jason Bonahm planned to tour minus their frontman. Read more
November 3, 2008
Chris Cornell has revealed information on the rumors of him possibly filling in for Robert Plant on the proposed Led Zeppelin reunion tour. "I have not been approached so far to fill in for Robert Plant on the upcoming Zeppelin tour, but that isn't to say I won't be," states Cornell in a recent interview with MTV News. Read more
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