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Date set for erection of Chris Cornell statue in Seattle

It's a touching tribute to the late singer

A statue in memory of Chris Cornell will be erected in the late rocker’s hometown next month.

The sculpture, made by Nick Marras, will feature the former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman’s “signature boots, dog tag, and long locks.”

As Consequence of Sound reports, Cornell’s wife announced the news today (Friday 19) on what would have been his 54th birthday.
Today also marks a year since the passing of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, who was a close friend of Cornell’s.
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Plans for a Seattle-based statue were made last August.

Cornell died on May 18 2017 from suspected suicide.

He was found in a Detroit hotel room just hours after playing a Soundgarden concert.

In the UK and Ireland, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123. In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can help on 1-800-273-TALK

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