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Chris Cornell
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"I think Freddie Mercury is probably the best of all time in terms of a rock voice. There was a vulnerability to it, his technical ability was amazing, and so much of his personality would come out through his voice. I'm not even a guy to buy Queen records, really, and I still think he's one of the best."

  • Christopher John Cornell, July 20, 1964 – May 18, 2017, was an American musician, singer and songwriter.
     
  • In 1998, Cornell began working on material for a solo album on which he collaborated with Alain Johannes and Natasha Shneider of the band Eleven.
     
  • On June 5, 2007, Cornell released his second solo album, Carry On, produced by Steve Lillywhite. It debuted at number 17 on the American Billboard charts.
     
  • In 2007, Cornell appeared as support to Aerosmith on at least two legs of their 2007 world tour —Dublin, London, and Hyde Park—and to Linkin Park in Australia and New Zealand
     
  • In November 2011 Cornell, released Songbook, an acoustic live album featuring songs recorded during Cornell's "Songbook" tour in North America.
     
  • Audioslave was formed after Zack de la Rocha left Rage Against the Machine and the remaining members were searching for another vocalist. Producer and friend Rick Rubin suggested that they contact Cornell. Rubin played the Soundgarden song "Slaves & Bulldozers" for the remaining Rage Against the Machine band members to showcase his ability.
     

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