We started the day with shocking news for the whole rock world. Chris Cornell, one of the most important vocalists of rock music we know from Audioslave and Soundgarden, lost his life at the age of 52.

There is no clear information, but according to the first information, an announcement made by Cornell’s social media representative Brian Bumbery. According to him, Cornell, who was in Ditroit last night, lost his life.

“A representative says rocker Chris Cornell has died at age 52,” said KFI AM 640 on Twitter. Chris’ rep Brian Bumbery told AP that the lead singer – who also played in Audioslave – said Cornell’s death was “sudden and unexpected” and that his wife and family were shocked by his loss.

Recently, Chris Cornell began his attempt to record a new album with the band “Temple Of The Dog”, one of the groups he has been involved with.