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Chris Cornell Memorial Statue Unveiled in Seattle

Last night, a new life-sized bronze statue of the late Chris Cornell was unveiled in his Seattle hometown. The memorial statue was created by artist Nick Marra and is on display in Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture.

Cornell's wife, Vicky, donated the statue. "This statue is a commemoration, a focal point to keep Chris’s memory alive," she said at the unveiling ceremony. "In us, in Seattle, and in the world."

The ceremony was held Sunday night an was attended by Cornell's Soundgarden bandmates Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd, and Matt Cameron.

The Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog frontman died by suicide in May 2017.

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