Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden, dead at 52

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A rock festival in suburban St. Louis has been canceled following the death of Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell.

"He was found on the bathroom floor, our medical unit were called and he was pronounced dead on scene", a spokesperson said.

Trumbo is friendly with a few of Soundgarden's band members.

Rock on the Range will be held May 19-21 in Columbus, Ohio. A full autopsy has not been completed yet. Featuring the Grammy-nominated "Like a Stone", the band's debut album achieved triple platinum status.

The singer had posted about the show on Twitter just eight hours before his death was announced, reported BuzzFeed News.

Cornell, who was on tour with Soundgarden, had performed a concert in Detroit on Wednesday night. In a statement to several media outlets, his representative Brian Bumbery confirmed Cornell's death calling it "sudden and unexpected".

Cornell, 52, was known for his work Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, as well as his own solo career, died late Wednesday night following a Soundgarden show in Detroit. "The body was transferred to the medical examiner's office." . She expects some information to be released about the results later in the day.

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"Chris Cornell from Soundgarden died today".

Hollywood is in mourning after Chris Cornell, the frontman of Soungarden and Audioslave, passed away at the age of 52.

Singer Chris Cornell performs at Prophets of Rage and Friends' Anti Inaugural Ball at the Taragram Ballroom on January 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Cornell died at the MGM Grand Detroit hotel, Woody said.

Cornell, 52, was in Detroit performing with Soundgarden, which had embarked on a USA tour in April.

Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is dead. "They need to be kind of real and they need to have a beginning, middle and an end", Cornell said of songwriting in a 2015 interview with The Associated Press.

The manager of the musician claimed that his death occurred unexpectedly saying that his wife family are in shock.

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