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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle; July 20, 1964) is an American rock musician best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for Soundgarden and as the former lead vocalist for Audioslave. He is also known for his numerous solo works and soundtrack contributions since 1991, in addition to being the founder and frontman for Temple of the Dog, the one-off tribute band dedicated to his former roommate, Andrew Wood. Cornell's signature prowess as a musician is generally noted as his 4-octave vocal range, as well as his powerful vocal belting technique. He has released three solo studio albums, Euphoria Morning (1999), Carry On (2007), and Scream (2009). Cornell was ranked 4th in the list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" by Hit Parader. He performed the theme song to the James Bond film Casino Royale (2006), "You Know My Name." Cornell also released his first live solo album titled Songbook in November 2011. Cornell was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and attended Christ the King, Catholic elementary school and Shorewood High School. His parents are Ed Boyle (a pharmacist from an Irish Catholic background) and Karen Cornell (an accountant from a

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Chris Cornell -- Alleged Stalker Arrested Outside Concert ... FBI Taking Over (MUG SHOT)

Chris Cornell
Alleged Stalker Busted at Concert ... FBI Taking Over

Chris Cornell's alleged stalker showed up to his show Wednesday night and was quickly cuffed and taken away ... and now, she'll have to deal with the feds.  Law enforcement in Kentucky tells… READ MORE >

Chris Cornell -- FBI Swoops In After Stalker Ditches Ankle Monitor, Goes Missing

Chris Cornell
FBI Swoops In After Stalker Skips Court, Goes Missing

Chris Cornell's stalker is on the loose and could show up at his doorstep at any minute ... this according to the FBI.   The feds contacted Cornell Wednesday to let him know Jessica Robbins… READ MORE >

- 191 days ago
Chris Cornell -- Historic Grunge Tapes Returned After 25 Years!!

Chris Cornell
Historic Grunge Tapes Returned ... After 25 Years!!

Chris Cornell just got his hands on the mastertapes for his legendary grunge album -- featuring Soundgarden and Pearl Jam members -- and it only took him 25 years to do it. We're told Cornell and… READ MORE >

- 192 days ago
Chris Cornell -- Burned On Music Video Set in Mock Hanging (PHOTOS)

Chris Cornell
Burned On Music Video Set in Mock Hanging

Chris Cornell took a turn as a stuntman on his latest music video and it ended with the rocker suffering severe burns. It went down while Cornell was shooting the video for "Nearly Forgot My… READ MORE >

- 446 days ago
Chris Cornell Sued By Pissed Off Maid

Chris Cornell
SUED By Very Pissed off Maid

10/3/12 -- 11:25AM PST:  Chris' lawyer, Howard King, tells TMZ, he believes the maid and her lawyer were just trying to make a splash in the media, adding, "The true facts are that Ms.… READ MORE >

- 1523 days ago
Brad Pitt and Chris Cornell Play with Dolls Together

Brad Pitt and Chris Cornell Play with Dolls Together

Brad Pitt and rocker Chris Cornell scheduled a play date with each other at the American Girl store in L.A. last weekend -- and lucky for their sense of self-respect, their daughters were also… READ MORE >

- 2258 days ago
One Event, Five Bad Weaves

One Event
Five Bad Weaves

Lance Bass, Brendan Fraser, Chris Cornell, Alice Cooper and Billy Ray Cyrus all showed up to the same benefit in L.A. on Sunday, sportin' some seriously misguided follicularly-challenged looks.… READ MORE >

- 2825 days ago
The Littlest Chow Hound

The Littlest
Chow Hound

Former Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell showed up to Mr. Chow last night with his adorable 2-year-old daughter, Toni, who brought a burst of much needed color to the drab rocker fam. Adam… READ MORE >

- 3358 days ago

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