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  • nickthegun 18 May 2017 12:52:37 70,739 posts
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    anephric wrote:
    My missus is actually crying at the mo. She worshipped him. She even has his shite Timbaland album.
    A good muso mate is having a breakdown on Facebook at the moment. He took Bowie pretty hard but this has seen him leave work, go home and post photos of all of his Soundgarden merch while seemingly in floods of tears.

    Edited by nickthegun at 12:53:29 18-05-2017
  • jimnastics 18 May 2017 13:03:57 1,038 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    anephric wrote:
    My missus is actually crying at the mo. She worshipped him. She even has his shite Timbaland album.
    A good muso mate is having a breakdown on Facebook at the moment. He took Bowie pretty hard but this has seen him leave work, go home and post photos of all of his Soundgarden merch while seemingly in floods of tears.
    Cornell was one of the last great rock gods, it's not hard to imagine the effect this will have on many millions of fans young and old. He was also one of the few genuine good guys in the rock world.
  • minky-kong 18 May 2017 13:16:10 12,971 posts
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    Humperfunk wrote:
    Fucking hell, we covered a Temple of the Dog song on Saturday evening. Devastating news, an absolute God and one of my all time favourite vocalists.
    What track. I'm going Hunger Strike, Call me a dog or maybe Times of Trouble
    It was Hunger Strike, I didn't do Cornell's vocals anywhere near enough justice!
  • mumtoucher 18 May 2017 13:25:53 458 posts
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    I don't know what to do with myself .....RIP Chris Cornell

    I remember standing in a foot of water at the front to see him live with audiosoave at download back in the day.

    His music has kept me on the straight and narrow more times than I can remember.

    so so gutted

    Times of Trouble what a tune.

    Edited by mumtoucher at 13:28:38 18-05-2017
  • OmniaVincitAmor 18 May 2017 13:28:37 2,351 posts
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    Suicide.....

    Apparently some media outlets are saying so anyway.

    Edited by OmniaVincitAmor at 13:29:45 18-05-2017
  • cov 18 May 2017 13:31:52 1,674 posts
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    in shock, saw Sound garden in Manchester around superknown times - epic gig and what a voice, best I have every heard.

    Good point about the triumvirate of grunge and 2 out of three are now gone.

    Temple of the dog - possibly my favourite album ever. I was listening to scream yesterday (don't care I liked it)

    And a lovely lovely guy
  • FuzzyDucky 18 May 2017 13:40:49 2,057 posts
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    Soundgarden were one of the first bands I ever got into and still spin them regularly (had Badmotorfinger on the hifi just last night!).

    Well shit.
  • MadCaddy13 18 May 2017 14:12:46 2,601 posts
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    Please don't be suicide
  • FuzzyDucky 18 May 2017 14:27:45 2,057 posts
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    MadCaddy13 wrote:
    Please don't be suicide
    Apparently it is.

    Edit - spinning Superunknown and what track just came on...

    Edited by FuzzyDucky at 14:28:23 18-05-2017
  • harriselhoff 18 May 2017 14:51:37 231 posts
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    As as already been said very very sad news. Not sure about a holy trinity though, Layne Stayley was one of my favourite grunge singers.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 18 May 2017 14:57:12 8,372 posts
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    harriselhoff wrote:
    As as already been said very very sad news. Not sure about a holy trinity though, Layne Stayley was one of my favourite grunge singers.
    Obviously there were loads of other great bands like Alice in Chains, but those were definitely the big three at time.

    Itís pretty sad how many of the key members of the scene are dead from either drugs or suicide. Goes with the territory of making music about being miserable I guess.
  • harriselhoff 18 May 2017 14:59:31 231 posts
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    I know. It's miserable but I suppose if they didn't have that side to their personality the music wouldn't be so powerful and touch so many people.
  • Your-Mother 18 May 2017 15:38:51 394 posts
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    On the plus side, Roger Ailes went too.
  • reviewer 18 May 2017 16:44:46 4,384 posts
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    I came here for the sad news then saw about Roger Ayles, now I'm conflicted.
  • ecu 19 May 2017 09:53:45 79,797 posts
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    Confirmed now that Chris Cornell's death was suicide by hanging. :(
  • ubergine 19 May 2017 10:23:12 7,075 posts
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    "I told you I was Ailes" on his gravestone, I've heard.
  • You-can-call-me-kal 19 May 2017 10:24:06 8,372 posts
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    Weird thing for Chris Cornell to put on his gravestone.
  • Zero_g 19 May 2017 10:29:59 61 posts
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    The day I tried to live.
    Superunknown
    Black hole sun
    Blow up the outside world.
    Any number of audioslave tracks.
    So many good songs, and what a voice

    Looking through the tracks though there are clearly a number about depression.
    A great shame.
  • Zero_g 19 May 2017 10:30:00 61 posts
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  • Mola_Ram 19 May 2017 11:24:10 15,418 posts
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    I fucking loathe Black Hole Sun, but he did enough good since then to atone for it.

    RIP. Suicide especially is no way to go.
  • mothercruncher 19 May 2017 13:58:51 13,397 posts
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    WHAT
  • FuzzyDucky 19 May 2017 14:02:41 2,057 posts
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    mothercruncher wrote:
    WHAT
  • Furtive_Pygmy 19 May 2017 14:05:18 6,011 posts
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    Black Hole Sun is fucking ace you madman!

    Always loved the freaky video too.

    Edited by Furtive_Pygmy at 14:05:57 19-05-2017
  • Mola_Ram 19 May 2017 14:22:05 15,418 posts
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    It really isn't. The song is nonsensical (like they're throwing random words together just because they rhyme), an interminably annoying 5-minute earworm of torture. And the video is like a bunch of kids who just got some video editing software, suddenly learned that they could make people's mouths bigger, and proceeded to abuse the fuck out of it. Which might have been revolutionary in the early 90s, but it sure looks dumb now.

    Anyway, like I said, I'm not going to judge the guy's whole career on one misstep. But Black Hole Sun is objectively, scientifically awful.

    Edited by Mola_Ram at 14:36:10 19-05-2017
  • macmurphy 19 May 2017 14:30:18 1,973 posts
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    I'm with Decks. I have no idea who this guy is. I even Youtubed a couple of songs and didn't recognise them.

    I can't remember such an outpouring of grief for an individual on the forum though; he obviously made a lot of people very happy.
  • brokenkey 19 May 2017 15:37:34 8,884 posts
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    Casino Royale theme is epic though. (He didn't write it, just sang it)

    Edited by brokenkey at 15:37:47 19-05-2017
  • DUFFMAN5 19 May 2017 15:48:45 21,516 posts
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    brokenkey wrote:
    Casino Royale theme is epic though. (He didn't write it, just sang it)
    He co-wrote it with David Arnold.

    Stop getting Bond wrong ;)

    You are correct it is epic. Have you guys seen him sing Nothing compares 2u ? if not check it out on YT it is as perfect as perfect can be.
  • Alastair 19 May 2017 16:01:02 20,406 posts
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    macmurphy wrote:
    I'm with Decks. I have no idea who this guy is. I even Youtubed a couple of songs and didn't recognise them.

    I can't remember such an outpouring of grief for an individual on the forum though; he obviously made a lot of people very happy.
    I know the song Black Hole Sun, but that's about it. And that's only because it's one some rock compilation double CD I have.
  • Frogofdoom 19 May 2017 16:05:04 5,216 posts
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    Now thats what i call rock music 87.
  • Alastair 19 May 2017 16:09:27 20,406 posts
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    Rock Monsters. Apparently I bought it 13 years ago!
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rock-Monsters-Various-Artists/dp/B00006BINI/
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