SEATTLE – Everybody from Alice Cooper to Elton John weighed in on the death of Soundgarden and Audioslave front man Chris Cornell on Thursday morning.
Cornell was found dead in a Detroit hotel room after playing a show there Wednesday night.
Authorities said they’re investigating the death as a possible suicide.
SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP
— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) May 18, 2017
— Easy Street Records (@EasyStRecords) May 18, 2017
— BlackSabbath (@BlackSabbath) May 18, 2017
so very sad to hear about #chriscornell , he was such a kind, sweet man, and he had the greatest voice i'd ever heard.
— moby XⓋX (@thelittleidiot) May 18, 2017
His voice was unmatched, a searing instrument that helped put the Seattle sound on the map and kept it there. RIP, Chris Cornell. https://t.co/jfp0St6lXc
— City of Seattle (@CityofSeattle) May 18, 2017
Shocking news Chris Cornell passing last night in Detroit. Brilliant artist on so many levels. I am in shock. My condolences to his family.
— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) May 18, 2017
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) May 18, 2017
— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) May 18, 2017
— Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) May 18, 2017
I grew up in awe of Chris Cornell. One of those people you just think "if I had that voice for one day...". My heart goes out to his family.
— josh groban (@joshgroban) May 18, 2017
— Alice Cooper (@RealAliceCooper) May 18, 2017
This is shocking and terribly sad news.Chris Cornell was not only an amazing musician but also a generous spirit that will be sorely missed. pic.twitter.com/sTcKKKqw0U
— Rush (@rushtheband) May 18, 2017
Sad 2 hear of Chris Cornell passing..great singer and artist... another blow…RIP
— Billy Idol (@BillyIdol) May 18, 2017
I'm so shocked to wake up and hear about the sudden passing of Chris Cornell. A quintessential voice of a generation. Praying for his family
— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) May 18, 2017
i can hardly believe the news about Chris Cornell's passing. he was SUCH a talent and an unbelievably nice man. #RIPChrisCornell
— Rob Thomas (@ThisIsRobThomas) May 18, 2017
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) May 18, 2017