Special Chris Cornell Tribute Planned In Place Of Soundgarden Set At Rock On The Range Festival

Understandably, Soundgarden will no longer be headlining this weekend’s Rock On The Range music festival Friday night in Columbus, Ohio.

Instead, there will be a special tribute to the band’s lead singer, the late Chris Cornell.

While no exact programs have been announced, this is an peculiarly speedy turnaround considering the 52 -year-old singer was tragically were dead in his Detroit hotel room early Thursday morning.

Related: Police Report Details The Timeline Of Chris Cornell’s Death

TMZ reports all other circles will accomplish as scheduled, and Live will also status Chris during their prime time set.

The band’s rep read of the rocker 😛 TAGEND

“His voice and words came from a penetrating and spiritual place and their influence will be felt forever.”

Meanwhile, concertgoers have been to withdraw the venue and told to return to their vehicles due to severe climate, in agreement with the event’s Facebook page:

Doors should hopefully reopen soon. We’ll remain you posted as to what reaches of the tribute.

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