Chris Cornell Ended His Final Concert With a Song About Dying (Video)

Soundgarden singer capped the band’s Detroit show with a refrain from Led Zeppelin’s “In My Time of Dying”

This is pretty spooky.

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, who died of a possible suicide after his band’s performance at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, closed out his final concert with a song about death.

Cornell and company capped the concert, which was loaded with Soundgarden favorites such as “Black Hole Sun” and “Fell on Black Days,” with a performance of their song “Slaves and Bulldozers,” from their 1991 album “Badmotorfinger,” mixed with a refrain from the Led Zeppelin track “In My Time of Dying.”

Sample lyrics: “In my time of dying, I want nobody to mourn/All I want for you to do is take my body home.”

Cornell was found dead at age 52 while touring with Soungarden.

In a statement to the Associated Press, spokesman Brian Bumbery said Cornell’s death was “sudden and unexpected.”

Detroit police are investigating the death as a possible suicide due to “basic things observed at the scene,” department spokesman Michael Woody told the AP Thursday morning.

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was one of many musicians to express grief upon news of Cornell’s death, tweeting, RIP Chris Cornell, Incredibly Talented, Incredibly Young, Incredibly Missed.”

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