Although two of the three surviving SOUNDGARDEN bandmembers — drummer Matt Cameron and guitarist Kim Thayil — reunited in June for Denmark’s Northside pageant as a part of a supergroup referred to as MC5, there are not any plans for them to re-team with bassist Ben Shepherd as they proceed to mourn singer Chris Cornell‘s loss of life.
“We’re simply nonetheless taking our time and giving ourselves area to course of all the pieces,” Cameron advised Rolling Stone. “We will surely like to attempt to proceed to do one thing, work out one thing to do collectively.”
Shepard added: “On a private degree. We have not even gotten an opportunity to hang around, simply us three, but. … We’re going by pure therapeutic, then eager about the pure subsequent step.”
Cameron, Thayil and Shepherd attended final night time’s (Sunday, October 7) unveiling of a commemorative Chris Cornell statue on the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle. The life-size statue, commissioned and donated to the museum by Chris‘s spouse, Vicky Cornell, will stand exterior MoPOP’s south entrance dealing with Fifth Avenue North. The statue sculpted by artist Nick Marras showcases the rock legend in certainly one of his iconic poses along with his signature boots, canine tag, layers and lengthy locks.
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The unveiling was adopted by a hour-long screening of a 2013 SOUNDGARDEN live performance at The Wiltern, captured by the Artist Den, inside MoPOP’s Sky Church.
Cornell was pronounced useless on May 18, 2017 after being discovered unresponsive in his Detroit lodge room the earlier night time. SOUNDGARDEN had performed a present earlier that night.
The 52-year-old had sedatives and an nervousness drug in his system on the night time he died by hanging himself. According to a accomplished toxicology report launched by Michigan’s Wayne County Medical Examiner, the medicine did not contribute to the reason for loss of life.
In addition to SOUNDGARDEN, Cornell sang with AUDIOSLAVE and TEMPLE OF THE DOG, whereas additionally recording 4 solo studio albums and one stay set on his personal.