There’s some bad news we have to share with you good people. Chris Cornell has passed away. The legendary singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave fame left us Wednesday night with his passing in Detroit. He was only 52.

His death has been described as sudden and unexpected, leaving all those that knew him surprised. His family and friends have asked for privacy in this sad time.

Despite his untimely passing, it’s clear that his legend will live on. Being one of the revolutionaries that shaped the 90’s Seattle grunge sound that spawned a movement as well as a glorious career, he has touched countless lives and he will continue to touch countless more.

R.I.P. Chris Cornell