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Watch Megadeth Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell With Live Cover of ‘Outshined’

As the tragic news of Chris Cornell's death continues to sink in, musicians near and far are paying tribute in their own way.

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Chris Cornell’s Cause of Death Confirmed as Suicide by Hanging

A medical examiner has confirmed that Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell committed suicide by hanging last night after a show in Detroit.

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Aerosmith Kick Off Aero-Vederci Baby! Tour: Videos and Set List

Aerosmith launched their Aero-Vederci Baby! tour last night with the band's first show in Israel in more than 20 years.

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Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell

Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart issued separate statements about the death of their friend, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden.

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The Best Chris Cornell Songs Featured in Movies and TV

Chris Cornell, whose shocking death at age 52 has jolted the music world, may have been known best as the lead singer of Soundgarden, but his music also appeared prominently on numerous film soundtracks, and he even made the occasional onscreen cameo. Cornell’s signature high-pitched wail, either fronting his full band or as a solo artist, helped color movies across all genres, from action (The Avengers) to thriller (Pacific Heights), comedy (Wayne’s World) to drama (The Basketball Diaries), and even Tarantino (True Romance). To honor the late musician, we’ve rounded up the five best Cornell songs featured in movies.

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Watch the Time Chris Cornell Went On Expletive-Laced Tirade Over SuperSonics Leaving Seattle

Legendary Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell unexpectedly died Wednesday night at the age of 52 following a performance in Detroit.

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The Beatles Start the Sessions for Their Masterpiece With ‘Strawberry Fields Forever': The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song

The Beatles began the recording of their masterpiece with a song that didn't end up on it.

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Paul McCartney Teases His ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Character

It would seem that there are two stages every iconic musician must got through in the twilight of their career: induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and a guest spot in one of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies. Such was the case with Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, who  —  in a nod to Johnny Depp’s appropriation of elements of his persona  — appeared in two films as the father of Jack Sparrow. And now the franchise has pulled in another iconic musician, with Beatles legend Paul McCartney sharing his slightly foppish character.

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17 Rock Stars Who Have Claimed Rock is Dead
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17 Rock Stars Who Claimed Rock is Dead

See who has already stuck a fork in this cherished music – and why.

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Peter Criss Plays First ‘One Last Time’ Show: Video, Set List

Peter Criss sprinkled in Kiss songs he originally sang with additional tracks from throughout his career.

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Chris Cornell Dies: Rockers React

The sudden, shocking death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has prompted a wave of social media tributes from his peers in the rock community.

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25 Little-Known ‘Exile on Main St.’ Facts
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25 Little-Known ‘Exile on Main St.’ Facts

Often praised as the pinnacle of the Rolling Stones’ fusion of American roots music and rock ’n’ roll, 1972’s Exile on Main St. has achieved almost mythical status.

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