Chris Cornell was an American singer and songwriter and musical icon in the 1990s who was best known as the lead singer for the rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave. Cornell’s last performance was in Detroit in May 2017. Shortly after his performance, he took his life in his hotel room.
The last photo taken of Cornell on the stage is powerful and symbolic. Now that we know the story behind it, we can understand the sadness in his eyes. Cornell was open about his struggles with depression to the public, but nonetheless, his death was still a shock to the music industry and his fans.