The one-year anniversary of Chris Cornell’s passing will be observed with a public vigil.
Cornell’s widow, Vicky Cornell, announced over the weekend that fans will have a chance to pay tribute to her late husband on Friday (May 18) in Los Angeles, 7:oopm at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary.
In a tweet, Vicky Cornell said: “It is with great emotion I reach out to all of you as the one year anniversary of my husband’s passing approaches. Chris was loved, so much, by so many. The children and I are so grateful to you all for being by our sides throughout all of this. Your love has created a close-knit community; more like a family; to grieve with, to provide support, and to help us heal. We could not have gotten through these last twelve months without you.”
“We want to open this up to you, our extended family, and invite you to join us on this day of prayer and remembrance to pay our respects together, ” she said, “There are millions of fans and not everyone can physically be there, we would be honored if you share posts and videos of how Chris’s music has touched you. We can feel your love no matter how far. Light a candle, say a prayer, speak his name… Loud Love.”
Chris Cornell, formerly of Soundgarden and Audioslave, was found dead in his Detroit hotel room on May 18, 2017.