It took the rock world by storm last night when it was announced that Chris Cornell had passed away after Soundgarden's Detroit show. Full details surrounding his death have not come out but the singer was 52 years old.

CNN reports the bands publicists said, “His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause. They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time.”

An alert was sent out this morning following the singer's death by 94.5 The Buzz telling people Soundgarden tickets are now for sale in Houston which has enraged fans from all over. No word from the band if they'll continue the tour.

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