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From Black Sun to KEXP, Seattle Mourns Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell

by Steven Hsieh The "Black Sun" monument in Volunteer Park became a memorial site for Chris Cornell. Ulysses Curry No one knows whether Chris Cornell thought of the granite, circular monument in Volunteer Park when he wrote “Black Hole Sun.” Fans flocked to the statue, named Black Sun, anyway. All afternoon, people pilgrimaged to this sculpture across from the Asian Art Museum to honor Cornell, the Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman who took his life last night after playing a show in Detroit.
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