Chris Cornell

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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell performing live at the Montreaux Jazz Festival, 2007
Background information
Birth name Christopher John Boyle
Born July 20, 1964 (1964-07-20) (age 51)
Origin Seattle, Washington, United States
Genres Alternative rock, Hard rock, Grunge, Alternative metal, Post-grunge, Heavy metal, R&B
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, vocalist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, drums, bass, mandolin, banjo
Years active 1984–present
Labels SST Records (1984–1988)
Sub Pop/A&M/Universal Music (1989–2000)
Epic (2001–2005)
Suretone/Interscope (2007–present)
Mosley Music/Interscope (2008–present)
Associated acts Soundgarden
Temple of the Dog
Alice Mudgarden 1992

Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle on July 20, 1964) is an American singer. He is most well known as the singer in the grunge band Soundgarden. He was also the singer in Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, and has also released solo albums.