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Rocker Chris Cornell dead at 52

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Chris Cornell, lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, has died at the age of 52.

A representative for Cornell says that the singer passed away Wednesday night in Detroit, where Soundgarden was performing.

The band had just begun a U.S. tour in April.

Cornell's representative said the singer's passing was "sudden and unexpected."

There's no word yet on the cause of death.

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