Sport The Mariners had a moment of silence for Chris Cornell

18:06  19 may  2017
18:06  19 may  2017 Source:   For The Win

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Before there was baseball in Seattle on Thursday night, there was a moment of silence for one of the leaders of grunge rock. The Mariners honored the late Chris Cornell , who died this week at the age of 52. They also played his music throughout the stadium (via MLB Cut 4)

Tags: Chris Cornell MLB Moment Of Silence Seattle Mariners . Music fans everywhere are mourning the loss of Cornell , who had one of the greatest set of pipes in the history of rock. However, fans in his hometown of Seattle are taking it especially hard.

The Mariners had a moment of silence for Chris Cornell© Getty Images The Mariners had a moment of silence for Chris Cornell Before there was baseball in Seattle on Thursday night, there was a moment of silence for one of the leaders of grunge rock.

The Mariners honored the late Chris Cornell, who died this week at the age of 52. They also played his music throughout the stadium (via MLB Cut 4):

Seattle beat the White Sox, 5-4.

They weren't the only ones to remember Cornell. The Oakland A's Trevor Plouffe changed his walk-up music to 'Black Hole Sun' to honor Cornell - and had a pretty good night:

Musicians pay tribute to Chris Cornell

  Musicians pay tribute to Chris Cornell The music community is paying tribute to Chris Cornell, who died Wednesday at age 52. Along with fronting grunge act Soundgarden, Cornell was also the lead vocalist for Audioslave and Temple of the Dog and released five albums as a solo artist - the most recent being 2015’s Higher Truth. He was on tour with Soundgarden at the time of his death. "Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @chriscornell," Elton John wrote on Twitter. "A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man." "He is the reason I first let go & found my voice at 18," Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones said. "He paid me a compliment on my voice on a stage we shared years later, v sad." Read more tributes from stars like Dave Navarro, Jimmy Page, and Nile Rodgers below. SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP- Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) May 18, 2017 RIP Chris Cornell Incredibly Talented Incredibly Young Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz- Jimmy Page (@JimmyPage) May 18, 2017 Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/BlgxE6cJLH- Joe Perry (@JoePerry) May 18, 2017 I AM SO SADDENED BY CHRIS CORNELL PASSING. @soundgarden TOTAL SHOCK.GREAT MAN.GREAT BAND.GREAT LOSS. LOVE TO EVERYONE IN HIS WORLD. XXX- GAVIN ROSSDALE (@GavinRossdale) May 18, 2017 Chris Cornell. Damn.

On Thursday night, the Seattle Mariners honored Cornell before their home game, with a moment of silence and a scoreboard tribute. Chris Cornell , Seattle Mariners , MLB. Homophobia Has No Place in Major League Baseball.

The death of Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell was felt far beyond just the music world on Thursday. The beloved vocalist and guitarist was honored by many far and wide on the day of his passing. One of those tributes came prior to the Mariners -White Sox game at Safeco Field.

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