DEE SNIDER Pays Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL With 'Outshined' Performance (Video)
TWISTED SISTER singer Dee Snider paid tribute to Chris Cornell by performing the SOUNDGARDEN classic "Outshined" on June 16 at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium. Professionally filmed video footage of his rendition can be seen below.
Cornell was pronounced dead on May 18 after being found unresponsive in his Detroit hotel room the previous night. SOUNDGARDEN had played a show earlier that evening.
The 52-year-old had sedatives and an anxiety drug in his system on the night he died by hanging himself. According to a completed toxicology report released by Michigan's Wayne County Medical Examiner, the drugs didn't contribute to the cause of death.
Chris was laid to rest on May 26 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.
Dee's solo album, "We Are The Ones", was released last October via Red River Records (distributed by BFD/RED). Produced by Damon Ranger, the disc was described by Dee as "an album that is think part FOO FIGHTERS, part IMAGINE DRAGONS, part THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS." He added: "Forget anything from the past. Most of my heavy metal fans are gonna hate it; I've abandoned my past to move forward."
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