Chris Cornell passed away today was the first thing that I read when I visited my social this morning. Before I was big into country music it was rock music that had me... I still remember as a kid being fascinated by the music video for Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun"... it was a bit creepy. However, in that jam Cornell had me whether he was performing with Soundgarden, Audioslave, or himself.
Last year Zac Brown Band asked him to be a part of their Jekyll & Hyde album with the rock song "Heavy Is The Head" ... it won an iHeartRadio Music Award for 2016 Rock Song of the Year. The first time I heard it I had chills. Sad to see that music has lost another amazing talent. Zac Brown Band released a statement on Twitter below...
If you haven't heard "Heavy is the Head" ... here they performed it on SNL together.
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