Many took to social media to share their grief.

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As word of Chris Cornell’s death spread on Thursday morning, fans and musicians reacted:

According to CNN, the final song Chris Cornell sang on stage Wednesday night was snippets of “In My Time of Dying,” a traditional gospel song recorded by Bob Dylan and Led Zeppelin among others.


At 5 tonight, KEXP will host a moment of silence and memorial for Chris Cornell at Seattle Center. The station, 90.3 FM, is also featuring a playlist of Soundgarden today on




KEXP DJ John Richards:


Music blogger and former music writer for the Seattle PI:


Eddie Trunk, former host of “That Metal Show” on VH1:

Fans react and respond to Cornell’s last tweet, posted just before Wednesday, May 18, show in Detroit:

A Memorial is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Seattle Center.