Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell Laid To Rest In Private Ceremony, Rock And Hollywood Royalty Attend


Soundgarden/Audioslave, etc. frontman Chris Cornell was laid to rest today (May 26th) in a private ceremony at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA. Pictures of his final resting place can be found at TMZ. According to various reports, the funeral was attended not only by his friends and family, but also by his Soundgarden bandmates, Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron, and his Audioslave bandmate Tom Morello.

Among some of the others spotted in attendance were:

Jane’s Addiction‘s Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro
Pearl Jam‘s Jeff Ament
Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic & guitarist Pat Smear
Linkin Park‘s Chester Bennington & Brad Delson
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins
Joe Walsh of Eagles
Faith No More‘s Mike “Puffy” Borden
Alice In ChainsJerry Cantrell
Gavin Rossdale of Bush
Richard Patrick of Filter
Billy Idol
Nile Rodgers
Courtney Love
Pharrell Williams
Brad Pitt
Josh Brolin
Jeremy Renner
Christian Bale
James Franco
Fred Armisen

Numerous photos can be found here. Morello, Ament, Cameron, Thayil, Brolin and more all gave eulogies. Bennington & Delson also performed “Hallelujah” at the gathering. Cornell took his own life following a show in Detroit, MI last week. His manager has stated that it was very unexpected, while his wife suspects an improper dosage of his anxiety medication clouded his judgment.

Death be not Proud. I’m really going to miss you. #chriscornell #chriscornellrip

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