Adding to the devastating news to the rock community the world over, Soundgarden/ Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell‘s cause of death could be a suicide.
Here’s more: “Police say Cornell’s wife called a family friend and asked him to check on his well-being. The friend forced opened the door and found Cornell on the bathroom floor, according to police. We’re told Cornell was pronounced dead on the scene.”
Cornell’s rep called his death “sudden and unexpected” at the time that he announced his passing. In the past, Cornell has stated he was a “daily drug user at 13”. He has gone to rehab but relapsed over the years, according to TMZ.
Cornell and Soundgarden had performed in Detroit on Wednesday night and was tentatively scheduled to perform in Columbus on Friday at the Rock on the Range festival.