Austin artists, music folks remember Chris Cornell

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, who was on tour in Detroit, died last night. He was 52. Today, Austin musicians and music industry folks took to social media to share memories of Cornell and the impact his band had on their lives, along with photos and clips from their favorite performances. Here are some of their posts.

THE LATEST:  Autopsy: Cornell killed himself by hanging 

PHOTOS: From the archives: Chris Cornell in Austin

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs at The Guitar Center Sessions at the Starr Builidng rooftop at SXSW on Friday March 14, 2014. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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