Private Service, Public Viewing Planned for Chris Cornell Funeral


The ceremony ended and mourners headed to Cornell's final resting place in the Garden of Legends section of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

His ashes were reportedly placed in a grave adjacent to a monument for his friend Johnny Ramone.

One of these fans was a woman named Melody Andrade, who brought her 4-year-old son, Jude, with her. "I just feel like his life was cut short", she added. "I would say the last couple of months, he was as optimistic and happy as I can ever recall him". "There will never be another". He's a modern day Freddie Mercury.

At that moment, Vicky began to suspect that something was terribly wrong, and she told Chris to tell her what he had taken that night. An autopsy suggested he hanged himself, but toxicology tests are pending. Ativan is a prescription drug used to treat anxiety.

The American singer is best known as the lead vocalist and primary songwriter for Seattle-based band Soundgarden, who achieved worldwide notoriety with their 1994 album Superunknown. Besides Soundgarden, he scored hits as a solo artist and with bands Temple of the Dog and Audioslave.

Chris and Vicky Cornell had three children, ages 16, 12 and 11, the HuffPost noted.

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Along with the singer's wife Vicky and their two children, a wide variety of people from various stages of his life were present to pay tribute, ranging from his Soundgarden bandmates and musician friends like Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl to actors Brad Pitt and Christian Bale. "It has been said that paths that have crossed will cross again, and I know that you will come find me, and I will be here waiting". "Your children know that too, so you can rest in peace".

Pharrell Williams, Brad Pitt and numerous rockers including James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Dave Navarro are attending a private memorial for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell.

Mourners including Hollywood A-listers and rock music's elite say goodbye to Chris Cornell at his funeral on Friday, May 26, 2017.

After the private service ended, members of the public were given access to the burial site, and dozens of fans crowded around, snapping photos and paying tribute.

On Friday, a cloudy sky that evoked the Seattle music scene Cornell helped shape in the 1990s blanketed the Hollywood cemetery where the two-time Grammy victor will be buried.