A new statue immortalizing Soundgarden frontman, Chris Cornell was unveiled Sunday at The Museum of Pop Culture in his hometown of Seattle on Sunday. Cornell’s family and friends, including members of Soundgarden, were there for the ceremony.
The life-size statue has Chris wearing his signature boots, dog tag, long locks, and Gibson Memphis guitar.
On a typically gray day in Seattle, artistic director of the museum said, “The clouds tonight somehow feel right for someone who brought us so much dark, beautiful music.”
Vicky Cornell added, “He was the voice of a generation, and an artist that continues to draw us closer together, forever.”
A new posthumous box set compiling material from Cornell’s various bands, including Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and Audioslave, as well as music from his solo career, will be released in November.