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Metal and Rock Celebrities React to the Death of Chris Cornell


As the world continues to reel from the loss of Chris Cornell, here’s how some notable metal and hard rock musicians and celebrities are reacting to the singer’s death on social media:

Rage Against the Machine:

Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed):

Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin):

Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction):

Urge Overkill:

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour):

Monte Pittman (himself, Madonna):

Living Colour:

Mark Holcomb (Periphery):

Stephen O’Malley (Sunn O)))):

Rachel Bolan (Skid Row):

St. Vincent:

Shawn Drover (ex-Megadeth):

Joe Perry (Aerosmith):

Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquillity):

Michael Amott (Arch Enemy):

Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees):

Billy Idol:

Mark Tremonti (Alter Bridge):

Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row):

Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria):

Dino Cazares (Fear Factory):

Ronnie Radke (Falling in Reverse):

Jose Mangin (SiriusXM Liquid Metal):

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater):

Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil):

Frank Bello (Anthrax):

So saddened to hear this news.. my thoughts & prayers go out to his family and band..#RIPChrisCornell

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Scott Ian (Anthrax):

Shocking news. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Going to crank Badmotorfinger.

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Paul Stanley (KISS):


Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!):


Steve Lukather (Toto):

Chris Fronzak (Attila):

Michael Sweet (Stryper):

Rex Brown (ex-Pantera, ex-Down):

Dez Fafara (DevilDriver, Coal Chamber):

Alice Cooper:

Mark Hunter (ex-Chimaira):

Robb Flynn (Machine Head):

Tonny Iommi (Black Sabbath):

Matt Sorum (ex-Guns N’ Roses, ex-Velvet Revolver, ex-The Cult):

Mick Mars (Motley Crue):

John 5 (Rob Zombie):

Sean Yseult (ex-White Zombie):

Doug Aldrich (ex-Whitesnake, ex-Dio, etc.):

Chester Bennington (Linkin Park):


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