Tributes have been pouring in via social media for Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave, who died at age 52 last night, after playing a final show with Soundgarden. Among those: Jane’s Addiction, Jimmy Page, Elton John, Q-Tip, Jason Isbell, Joe Russo, Dave Hause, Sadie Dupis of Speedy Ortiz, Doug Benson, Goo Goo Dolls, Into It. Over It, Jennifer O’Connor, Questlove, Yusuf/Cat Stevens, Frightened Rabbit, Foxing, Devin Townsend, Ben Kweller, members of Life of Agony, Sunn O))), Dillinger Escape Plan, Cold Cave, Amber Coffman, Laura Jane Grace from Against Me!, Rage Against the Machine, Living Colour, Frank Bello and Scott Ian of Anthrax, Paul Stanley of Kiss, Atreyu, Candlebox, Nile Rodgers, Chuck D, Ozzy Osbourne, RJD2, Wale, PAWS, Rise Against, Ted Leo, Marc Maron, Brian Wilson, Zac Brown Band, Best Coast, Sebastian Bach, Dee Snider, Sebastian Bach, Slash, Moby, Peter Frampton, Hayley Williams from Paramore, Val Kilmer, Cher, Tom Morello, Courtney Love, Timbaland, Carrie Brownstein, Tegan & Sara, Talib Kweli, Death Cab for Cutie, Big Boi, Colin Meloy of The Decemberists, and more. Read them below:
A shining voice in music has left us in the midnight. He was a complex and gentle soul #ChrisCornell has flown into the black hole sun.
— Perry Farrell (@perryfarrell) May 18, 2017
So sad to hear of Chris Cornell's passing, he was one of my absolute favorites.
— Dave Hause (@hausedave) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell
Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz
— Jimmy Page (@JimmyPage) May 18, 2017
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) May 18, 2017
Chris Cornell. Damn. Was legit just playing "Outshined" yesterday. Such a loss.
— St. Vincent (@st_vincent) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell. Such a tremendous loss. pic.twitter.com/T166hfNBpC
— Goo Goo Dolls (@googoodolls) May 18, 2017
Shocked and saddened to hear about Chris Cornell's sudden death. I shall blast Superunkown today in salute. RIP pic.twitter.com/0ca5tb94YJ
— Frightened Rabbit (@FRabbits) May 18, 2017
Chris Cornell? Doesn't even seem possible. What an incredible talent. Me and teenage me are both heartbroken.
— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) May 18, 2017
— John Norris (@Jonnynono) May 18, 2017
OMG, WAKING UP TO THE NEWS BOUT one of the greatest voices of all time, MOTHER FUCKING #ChrisCornell MAN, Jesus Christ, speechless 🌸💔🌸
— ɐuıɯ❣️ (@MinaCaputo) May 18, 2017
— Alan Robert (@arobert) May 18, 2017
RIP MY BROTHER CHRIS CORNELL. YOU MAKE THE INTELLIGENT MUSIC FROM THE GARDEN OF THE SOUND. FOREVER I MISS YOU pic.twitter.com/FyoTVgUIdK
— The Iron Sheik (@the_ironsheik) May 18, 2017
can't adequately say just how much i love soundgarden/chris cornell. really important to me as a songwriter/guitarist. so sad about this 🙁
— speedy ortiz ÷ sad13 ÷ sadie dupuis ÷ haunted guy (@sad13) May 18, 2017
woke up to news about Chris Cornell. i'm crushed. you will be missed Chris. you were so integral to my youth & musical discovery in my life
— Into It. Over It. (@intoitoverit) May 18, 2017
Very sad to hear about Chris Cornell. Soundgarden is/was a GREAT band and he was one of the best live singers I've ever seen.
— Jennifer O'Connor (@Jennifer_Kiam) May 18, 2017
— Yusuf / Cat Stevens (@YusufCatStevens) May 18, 2017
Woah, Chris Cornell.
— Foxing (@Foxing) May 18, 2017
Holy crap, r.i.p Cornell 🙁
— Devin Townsend (@dvntownsend) May 18, 2017
Man, he was a huge vocal inspiration.
— Devin Townsend (@dvntownsend) May 18, 2017
Thanks Chris.❤️I wouldn't've written "How It Should Be (Sha Sha)" if you hadn't taught me the 5/4 time signature. pic.twitter.com/KgBpbE2mIl
— Ben Kweller (@benkweller) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell. Amy and I sending our thoughts and love to his family & loved ones & bandmates.
— COLD CAVE (@ColdCave23) May 18, 2017
It's okay if you don't believe me but I was writing about Chris Cornell in my journal this morning and my guitar strummed a chord on its own
— Laura Jane Grace (@LauraJaneGrace) May 18, 2017
In total shock that our friend, #ChrisCornell has died. Sending warm positive vibes and prayers to his family, friends and fans!
— Living Colour (@LivingColour) May 18, 2017
One of the greatest voices of all time. We're grateful to have toured with him on Project Revolution in '08. Rest in Legendary power pic.twitter.com/82d6o6MMhu
— Atreyu (@atreyuofficial) May 18, 2017
Devastated by the loss of 1 of rnr's greatest artists @chriscornell. Ur talent godlike, voice angelic R.I.P. Chris, u changed the world.
— CANDLEBOX (@candlebox) May 18, 2017
— Nile Rodgers (@nilerodgers) May 18, 2017
Soundgarden are one of those bands that helped me though early high school. Such sad news. Thanks for the music, Chris Cornell.
— PAWS (@wehavepaws) May 18, 2017
CCs influence on music will live forever, we feel lucky to have known this titanic of a soul. Chris Cornell/Tim RA: https://t.co/efO1goz2qc
— Rise Against (@riseagainst) May 18, 2017
Good god. I am so so sad to hear about Chris Cornell's death.
— Continuity Ted Leo Account (@tedleo) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell. Dark day.
— marc maron (@marcmaron) May 18, 2017
I'm very sad to hear about Chris Cornell passing. Especially when one is so young and talented. Love & Mercy to Chris' family, friends, fans
— Brian Wilson (@BrianWilsonLive) May 18, 2017
Chris Cornell touched so many & we were fortunate to have worked w/ him. He was a true talent & gentleman. Our thoughts are with his family.
— Zac Brown Band (@zacbrownband) May 18, 2017
Woke up to find out @chriscornell has died. 🙁 He was one of the great vocalists & songwriters of our time. His voice will live forever. RIP
— Dee Snider🇺🇸🎤 (@deesnider) May 18, 2017
— Sebastian Bach™️ (@sebastianbach) May 18, 2017
so very sad to hear about #chriscornell , he was such a kind, sweet man, and he had the greatest voice i'd ever heard.
— moby XⓋX (@thelittleidiot) May 18, 2017
Shocking news Chris Cornell passing last night in Detroit. Brilliant artist on so many levels. I am in shock. My condolences to his family.
— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) May 18, 2017
Dear Chris Cornell used to come to my parties n Hollywood n play quietly in th corner until all th woman were literally at his feet listenin
— Val Kilmer (@valkilmer) May 18, 2017