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BILLY SHEEHAN Blames Pharmaceutical Industry For CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'It's A Terrible, Unnecessary Loss'

Legendary bassist Billy Sheehan (THE WINERY DOGS, MR. BIG) says that the death of Chris Cornell was "a terrible, unnecessary loss" and he blames the U.S. pharmaceutical industry for the prescription drug abuse epidemic that is sweeping the nation. Cornell's family said they believe that the side effects of the prescription drug Ativan — which ...

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EDDIE VEDDER Pays Tribute To His Fallen Friend

According to The Pulse Of Radio, PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder finally and poignantly addressed the death of SOUNDGARDEN's Chris Cornell during a concert in London on Tuesday night (June 6). While Vedder has indirectly referenced Cornell's death during the shows on his current European tour, this marked the first time that he spoke about ...

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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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