Contact Us

statue of Chris Cornell being erected in Seattle

Temple of the Dog at Madison Square Garden
Chris Cornell with Temple of the Dog at MSG in 2016 (more by Dana Distortion)

On what would have been Chris Cornell‘s 54th birthday, his wife Vicky Cornell announced Friday (7/20) that a statue of the late Soundgarden frontman will be erected in his hometown of Seattle, at the city’s Museum of Pop Culture. According to Billboard, Vicky Cornell commissioned sculptor Nick Marras to make a life-size bronze statue of Chris, depicting him wearing “his signature boots, dog tag and long locks.” Vicky says that the statue will be her family’s gift to “the tight-knit community that gave him his start.”

Chris Cornell was found dead in May 2017 while on tour with Soundgarden. His death was later ruled a suicide by a local medical examiner.

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://www.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BrooklynVegan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!