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CHRIS CORNELL Toxicology Report Reveals Several Prescription Drugs In Singer's System

A completed toxicology report has confirmed that Chris Cornell was using prescription drugs at the time of his death. The report reveals that the SOUNDGARDEN frontman had Naloxone (Narcan), Butalbital (a sedative), Lorazepam (Ativan), Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) and barbiturates in his system when he was found dead after the band's performance in Detroit. He was ...

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NIKKI SIXX On CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'I Just Don't Get It'

MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has defended Chris Cornell over reports that the SOUNDGARDEN frontman may have killed himself after taking more of an anti-anxiety drug than he was prescribed. Cornell apparently committed suicide by hanging on May 18 after SOUNDGARDEN played a show in Detroit. He was 52 years old. Cornell's family ...

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Video: RATT Performs At ROCKLAHOMA Festival

Decibel Geek TV has uploaded video footage of the reunited RATT, featuring three members of the band's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performing on May 28 at the Rocklahoma festival, which took place at "Catch the Fever" Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Check ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Family 'Mystified' As They Await Autopsy Results To Resolve 'Unanswered Questions' About His Death

Two weeks after Chris Cornell's hocking suicide in Detroit, his widow has released a new statement saying that she is "mystified that the medical examiner announced a cause of death when the full autopsy report has not been completed." In the statement, released earlier today (Thursday, June 1) through attorney Kirk Pasich, the family claims ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Younger Brother Posts Tribute Online

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Peter Cornell, younger brother of Chris Cornell, paid tribute to the SOUNDGARDEN singer on Facebook a few days ago, following the death of his sibling earlier this month. Peter wrote: "It's been difficult to put words together. My heart is broken. Chris was always just my brother. We just ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE, PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ROB ZOMBIE Set For LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival

OZZY OSBOURNE, PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ROB ZOMBIE and INCUBUS top the bill for the fourth annual Louder Than Life destination festival, set to take place Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky. Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne — recently reunited with guitarist Zakk Wylde for the ...

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METALLICA, PEARL JAM, SOUNDGARDEN, LINKIN PARK Members Pay Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL At Memorial Service (Photos)

Members of METALLICA, PEARL JAM, LINKIN PARK, NIRVANA and JANE'S ADDICTION are among the friends and colleagues who paid their respects to SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell earlier today (Friday, May 26) as his ashes were laid in his final resting place. The private event on the Fairbanks Lawn at Hollywood Forever Cemetery included eulogies by ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Family Disputes Suicide Ruling

A lawyer representing the family of Chris Cornell released a statement expressing doubt that the former SOUNDGARDEN frontman intentionally killed himself, as a Wayne County medical examiner ruled yesterday. "Without the results of toxicology tests, we do not know what was going on with Chris — or if any substances contributed to his demise," Kirk ...

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BRAD WILK On CHRIS CORNELL: 'At Your Core, You Were A Smart, Sweet And Gentle Soul'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE drummer Brad Wilk has paid tribute to Chris Cornell, saying that his former AUDIOSLAVE bandmate was "a smart, sweet and gentle soul." AUDIOSLAVE featured Cornell alongside Wilk and fellow RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass) and Tom Morello (guitar). AUDIOSLAVE came together in 2001 following the then-dissolution of both ...

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TOM MORELLO On CHRIS CORNELL: 'I Am Devastated And Deeply Saddened That You Are Gone, Dear Friend'

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello has paid tribute to Chris Cornell, saying that his former AUDIOSLAVE bandmate's "beautiful voice and beautiful self will always be in my heart." AUDIOSLAVE featured Cornell alongside Morello and fellow RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass) and Brad Wilk (drums). AUDIOSLAVE came together in 2001 following ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Official Cause Of Death: Suicide By Hanging

A medical examiner has determined that SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said that Cornell died as a result of a "suicide by hanging." The Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News both reported that Cornell was found dead in a hotel room at the MGM Grand ...

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INTEGRITY: 'Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume' Album Details Revealed

Known for being one of the most incendiary and influential bands in hardcore and modern metal history, apocalyptic heavy music icons INTEGRITY return with their highly anticipated twelfth studio album, titled "Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume". A conceptual foretelling of the final days of Armageddon, "Howling..." is a manifestation of pentecostal nightmares and religious ...

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Video: RATT Performs At M3 ROCK FESTIVAL

The newly reunited RATT, featuring three members of the band's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed on April 29 at M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. As before, Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini ...

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Watch Reunited RATT Perform In Philadelphia

The newly reunited RATT, featuring three members of the band's classic lineup — singer Stephen Pearcy, bassist Juan Croucier and guitarist Warren DeMartini — performed at the Theatre Of Living Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on April 27. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be seen below. As before, Pearcy, Croucier and DeMartini were joined ...

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KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Releases 'You Don't Know' Video

The official video for "You Don't Know", a brand new song from Canadian hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "Prevail I", which will be released on May 12 via Napalm Records. The disc was produced by Jacob Hansen (VOLBEAT, AMARANTHE, EPICA) and ...

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KIX Guitarist RONNIE YOUNKINS Headed Back To Rehab

KIX guitarist Ronnie Younkins will once again be checking in to rehab to be treated for alcohol abuse, his bandmates have revealed. Younkins missed a KIX concert in Pennsylvania last month when the rest of the band was unable to reach him. He was eventually found "not in great condition and very upset," according to ...

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INTEGRITY: First Snippet Of Music From 'Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume' Album

Apocalyptic heavy music icons INTEGRITY have revealed the first snippet of new music from their upcoming album, "Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume", coming this summer via Relapse. The featured song is the album’s opening track, "Fallen To Destroy". Listen now and see all confirmed 2017 tour dates below. "Howling, For The Nightmare Shall Consume" ...

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