In Memory Of Chris Cornell

From The Desk Of Steve Black (Photo by Ross Halfin Photography):

I have sadness, anger, thankfulness all in a confused mix of emotions flowing through me. Chris Cornell was a living connection to some of my finest memories. Here is what the rock world has to say Via Twitter:

Jimmy Page - @JimmyPage
RIP Chris Cornell Incredibly Talented Incredibly Young Incredibly Missed.

Paul Stanley - @PaulStanleyLive
STUNNED to hear the death of Chris Cornell. Music's loss. Greater still, his family has lost a father & husband. RIP.

Joe Perry - @JoePerry
Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest In Peace.

Mark Tremontiā€ - @MarkTremonti
RIP Chris Cornell. Chris was the most influential singer to me as a writer. I just saw him perform days ago. Completely devastated

Mike Portnoy - @MikePortnoy
Wow...this one is shocking. Chris Cornell was one of the benchmark vocalists of our generation...devastating loss. #RIPChrisCornell

Dave Navarro - @DaveNavarro
SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP

Alex Skolnick - @AlexSkolnick
Saw #ChrisCornellRIP on a friend's page, thought it must be a hoax, sadly it's not. Never met but admired him as 1 of our great voices. RIP