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Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesChris Cornell was laid to rest at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles today, and many members of the rock community joined the musician's widow, Vicky, to mourn and pay their respects to the late Soundgarden frontman.

Fellow musicians who attended the ceremony, according to KABC TV Los Angeles, included Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Dave Navarro, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich of Metallica, singer/producer Pharrell Williams, and Tom Morello, Cornell's Audioslave band mate.  Also attending were actors Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Jeremy Renner, James Franco and Josh Brolin, plus Lisa Marie Presley and others.

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington performed "Hallelujah" during the service.

Following the service, Cornell's gravesite -- he was buried next to his friend, Johnny Ramone -- was opened to the public.  One fan, Melody Andrade, compared Cornell's passing to the loss of Elvis Presley and John Lennon, declaring it was "one of the saddest days of my life."

Cornell died last week at age 52, officially of suicide by hanging, though his family has suggested that prescription anti-anxiety medication may have contributed to his death. He's survived by his widow, Vicky, and three children.

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ABC/Randy HolmesChris Cornell's catalog, including his work with Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, plus his solo material, has experienced an 522 per cent increase in sales and streams following his death.

According to Billboard, Cornell's albums have sold 38,000 copies, an uptick of 1,732 per cent, and his total song download sales increased 2,222 per cent to 144,000. Meanwhile, his collective songs streams have jumped 549 per cent, from five million the week ending May 11 to 32.5 million now.

On Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart, seven of Cornell's songs have jumped on the tally. Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" charted the highest at number seven. The other six songs that make the chart include Soundgarden's "Fell on Black Days" and "Spoonman," Audioslave's "Like a Stone," "Show Me How to Live" and "I Am the Highway," and Temple of the Dog's "Hunger Strike."

As for albums, Soundgarden's Superunknown charts on the Top Rock Albums tally at number five with 17,000 units, up from 1,000.

Cornell died last week at age 52, officially of suicide by hanging. However, his widow Vicky has suggested that prescription anti-anxiety medication may have contributed to his death.

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Scott Dudelson/Getty ImagesCorey Taylor confronted a very dark and painful moment in his childhood during his appearance on the Viceland show The Therapist this week. During his conversion with host Dr. Siri Sat Nam Singh, the Slipknot frontman revealed that he was raped at age 10 by a 16-year-old who lived in his neighborhood.

"He would invite me over to his house to play music, and one day it became something else," Taylor said. "I didn't tell anybody for a long time because he threatened to hurt me, threatened to hurt my mom."

Taylor also opened up about attempting suicide when he was a teenager.

"I took a bunch of pills at my grandmother's house and just basically laid on the floor," he said. "And my ex-girlfriend's mom stopped at my grandma's house out of nowhere to check on me, to see how I was, [and] found me. An hour later, I'm drinking ipecac and throwing up into a bucket."

At the end of the conversation, Taylor speaks about how being a father has helped him overcome the traumas he experienced growing up.

"The only thing I ever wanted to be was a dad," he said. "I have three amazing kids. I never want my kids to go through what I went through."

You can watch Taylor's episode of The Therapist with a Viceland subscription via Viceland.com.

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Jeff Spicer/Getty ImagesLiam Gallagher has announced the details of his debut solo single. The track will be called "Wall of Glass" and, according to the U.K. iTunes store, it'll arrive June 1.

"Wall of Glass" will be the first single to be released from the ex-Oasis vocalist's debut solo album As You Were, which is due out this year.

Next week, Gallagher will play a hometown show in Manchester, England, which he's turning into a benefit show for the families of the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing.

"It's outrageous. Just so sad," Gallagher tells the Manchester Evening News of the attack. "What can you do? It's just f****** out of order. There are kids and people dying all over the world. And for what?"

"The gig was going to happen anyway and we all have to do what we can," he continues. "I want to try and help pick people up. People like me, doing what we do, it's our duty to give people a good time."

Gallagher will cross the Atlantic for his debut U.S. solo show in August when he plays Lollapalooza.

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Tara Ziemba/WireImageJosh Homme provides the score for the film In the Fade, which is currently in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Speaking to Variety, director Fatih Akin says that having the opportunity to work with the Queens of the Stone Age frontman was a "big surprise."

"When I was writing [In the Fade], I was listening to a lot of music by Queens of the Stone Age," Akin says. "I had the feeling that this could be the music that the character was listening to. It has a self-destructive attitude and somehow the film is about self-destruction."

In the Fade, which is also the name of QotSA track, is about a woman seeking revenge against a neo-Nazi group after they murder her husband and son.

"I sent [Homme] a very early version of the film," Akin says. "He immediately called back saying he loved it and was blown away and that he would like to put his hands on it. We phoned maybe four or five times, sent 10 emails back and forth and then I had the music. It was a very uncomplicated, fast and very clean process of working."

Homme and the rest of Queens of the Stone Age have been working on a new album, the follow-up to their 2013 effort ...Like Clockwork.

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ABC/Randy HolmesU2 guitarist The Edge will be honored with the second annual Les Paul Spirit Award on June 9 when the Irish rockers make their first-ever appearance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee.

The award is presented by the Les Paul Foundation to an artist who exemplifies the spirit of the late electric-guitar and audio pioneer through music, technology, engineering and innovation.

In conjunction with the honor, the Les Paul Foundation and Bonnaroo Works Fund will make a grant in The Edge's name to a charity chosen by the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer that reflects the foundation's mission.

The guitarist will receive the award at an intimate, invitation-only event organized by Bonnaroo Works Fund called "Bonnaroo Eats & Greets"  on June 9, which would have been Paul's 102nd birthday.  U2's headlining performance will take place at 11 p.m. that same evening on the Bonnaroo fest's "What Stage."

"I cannot think of anyone more fitting to be honored this year with the annual Les Paul Spirit Award than The Edge," says Les Paul Foundation executive Michael Braunstein. "Not only is he an extraordinary talent who has given us an incredible array of amazing music but he is also an innovator who understands that sound, technologies, and a personal creative spirit play a role in creating music that cannot be forgotten."

Founding Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir received the first annual Les Paul Spirit Award.

The 2017 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival runs from June 8 to June 11. Visit Bonnaroo.com for more details.

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Image Group LA/ABCThe trailer for the Green Day-executive produced documentary Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk is out, and you can watch it now via Billboard.com.

As its title suggests, Turn It Around explores the influential San Francisco area punk scene. The doc is narrated by Iggy Pop, and features commentary from Metallica's Kirk Hammett, Duff McKagan of Guns N' Roses, and The Offspring's Noodles, among many more.

Turn It Around will make its world premiere at the SF DocFest on May 31. It'll be released in theaters this summer in conjunction with Green Day's summer U.S. tour, which kicks off in August.

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Credit: David James SwansonThe Dead Weather, one of Jack White's many projects, haven't released an album since 2015's Dodge and Burn. But according to vocalist Alison Mosshart, the band -- which also includes Queens of the Stone Age's Dean Fertita and Jack Lawrence of The Raconteurs -- is ready to hit the studio again...just as soon as they have a spare minute.

"Dead Weather is a band where, the second we all find a day that we're in town together, and we don't wanna have to run off on tour, we'll go into the studio and record something, because we love it," Mosshart tells NME. "There's never pressure, that's the way it is."

In the meantime, Mosshart is busy with a host of projects, including prepping a new acoustic EP with The Kills, while everyone else is similarly "tied up."

"Dean is totally in Queens of the Stone Age land, they just finished a record," Mosshart says. "Jack is doing his own thing."

While The Dead Weather haven't shared any new music since Dodge and Burn, they did release a live LP/DVD titled Live at the Mayan this year.

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ABC/Randy HolmesAre you ready to jam with The Head and the Heart at Bonnaroo? Members of the folk rock band will take part in the annual Bonnaroo SuperJam at this year's festival.

The SuperJam lineup also includes the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Late Show bandleader Jon Batiste, George Porter, Jr. of the legendary funk outfit The Meters, and country artist Margo Price.

A staple of Bonnaroo, the Superjam has previously showcased the collaborative jamming chops of members of The Black Keys, Led Zeppelin, Alabama Shakes, My Morning Jacket, Phish and Metallica.

This year's Bonnaroo, which features headliners U2 and Red Hot Chili Peppers, will be held June 8-11 in Manchester, Tennessee.

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ABC/Randy HolmesSoundgarden has yet to make an official public statement regarding the death of Chris Cornell, but they've updated their social media pages to reflect their frontman's passing.

On both their Facebook and Twitter, Soundgarden has changed their cover photo to a simple black box. Additionally, both accounts have changed their profile pictures to a black-and-white photo of Cornell.

The Audioslave and Temple of the Dog Facebook accounts have followed Soundgarden's lead, uploading the same black box and photo of Cornell to their pages. Cornell's own social media accounts have done the same.

Cornell died last week at age 52, officially of suicide by hanging. However, his widow Vicky has suggested that prescription anti-anxiety medication may have contributed to his death. A private funeral will be held this Friday in Los Angeles.

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ABC/Randy HolmesBleachers has shared another preview of their forthcoming sophomore album Gone Now in the form of a nostalgic new song called "I Miss Those Days." You can listen to the track, and watch the accompanying video starring a papier-mâché Jack Antonoff, now via YouTube.

"I Miss Those Days" is the fourth track Bleachers has released from Gone Now, following "Hate That You Know Me," "Everybody Lost Somebody," and the lead single, "Don't Take the Money."

Gone Now will be released June 2. Bleachers is currently on tour in support of the album, a show during which you can explore Antonoff's actual childhood room, which he's bringing on the road as a traveling art instillation.

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ABC/Randy HolmesLinkin Park is on a collision course toward the number-two spot on next week's Billboard 200. The magazine estimates that the band's new, pop-oriented album, One More Light, will grab the runner-up spot on the chart with around 90,000 equivalent album units.

If the One More Light prediction holds true, all seven of Linkin Park's full-length albums will have peaked in the top three of the Billboard 200. The band has reached the number-one spot on the chart five times in their career, most recently with their 2012 album Living Things.

Linkin Park will kick off a North American tour in support of One More Light July 27 in Boston. The outing includes two stadium dates with Blink-182.

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ABC/Randy HolmesIn addition to adding a new leg of tour dates for the fall, Guns N' Roses has also announced the openers for their already announced summer tour, and they include Royal Blood and Deftones.

Royal Blood will open for the reunited "Welcome to the Jungle" rockers September 1 in Vancouver and September 3 in George, Washington. Deftones will provide support July 27 in St. Louis and July 30 in Minneapolis.

Other openers for Guns N' Roses' summer tour include Live, ZZ Top, Our Lady Peace and country artist Sturgill Simpson.

For the full list of GN'R tour dates, visit GunsNRoses.com.

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ABC/Fred WatkinsFoo Fighters are headed to wine country this weekend to play their lone scheduled U.S. date of 2017 at the BottleRock Napa Valley festival in Napa, California. To celebrate, the band will be launching an on-site pop-up shop, which will be selling Foo-branded wine.

Other items at the pop-up shop include various tools needed to consume your signature Foo Fighters wine, from glasses to corkscrews, plus a variety of apparel and posters. The shop will open this Friday, May 26.

The Foos will headline BottleRock on Sunday, May 28. They'll be touring Europe in the summer, and they're reportedly working on a new album.

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ABC/Randy HolmesThe Head and the Heart performed a cover of "Hunger Strike" in honor of the late Chris Cornell this week while recording an episode of Austin City Limits. You can listen to the folk rockers' hushed, atmospheric take on Temple of the Dog's signature single now via RollingStone.com.

Before launching into the cover, The Head and the Heart vocalist and guitarist Jonathan Russell told a story about meeting Cornell when he was a young kid growing up in Seattle.

As Russell tells it, he and some friends were hanging outside his parents' house after jamming together when they saw Cornell and his Soundgarden band mate Matt Cameron checking out a motorcycle in a neighbor's yard. To capitalize on the moment, Russell and his friends went back into the house, left the garage door opened, cranked up their amps and started playing Soundgarden's single, "Fell on Black Days."

"About a minute later, we see Chris Cornell come lumbering into the room," Russell explained. "And with a sly little smile, he says, 'You guys are playing it a little fast.'"

"It was an amazing moment for a kid, if you can imagine," he continues. "We got to chat with them for a little while and get a sense of who they were as people, which is an amazing thing. And he was nothing but the sweetest person in the world. I always thought we'd get the chance to meet him again, but as we all know now, we're not gonna ever get that chance."

The Head and the Heart's episode of Austin City Limits will premiere on PBS this fall.

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ABC/Randy HolmesEarlier this year, Imagine Dragons partnered with software company Adobe to launch Make the Cut, a competition to create a new edit of the band's "Believer" video. Today, the contest winners are announced, and ABC Radio is premiering the winning video in the Best Young Creator category, which honors the best video edited by someone under 25 years old.

The video was edited by Nicolas Burnage, a 22-year-old who lives in France.

The entries were judged by a panel including Imagine Dragons themselves. The Best Young Creator takes home a $1,000 prize for the winning video. Other categories include Best Short Form, which recognizes a video that lasts between 30 and 60 seconds long, Most Unexpected and Fan Favorite. Meanwhile, the overall grand-prize winner will be awarded $25,000.

"Believer" is a track from Imagine Dragons' forthcoming album Evolve, which will be released June 23.

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Jason Squires/Getty ImagesPapa Roach's breakthrough album, Infest, won't celebrate its 20th anniversary until 2020, but frontman Jacoby Shaddix says the band already has a few "awesome" ideas to mark the milestone.

"I can't let the cat out of the bag but it's going to be b****ing," Shaddix tells NME. "We definitely want to celebrate [Infest's 20th anniversary] because it's an iconic album."

"I'm very grateful to have an album like that in our arsenal and the beauty of it is that we're kind of having a full circle moment right now," he continues. "Because there's a lot of young bands coming out citing us as an early influence on them, and now we're sharing the stage with those bands."

Among those young bands are Bring Me the Horizon and Of Mice & Men, according to Shaddix.

"I was talking to [Bring Me the Horizon guitarist] Lee [Malia] and he was like, 'You guys were one of the first shows I've ever been to, you were the first band that I ever crowd-surfed to," says Shaddix. "I'm just like 'That’s awesome!.' To know that our music was part of the fabric of their youth and what got them into rock and metal."

"We're just grateful that we're still here f****** killing it," he continues. "Honestly, it just feels like, 'F***, we've still got more years in us, I'm not done.'"

Papa Roach's new album, Crooked Teeth, is out now.

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Tara Ziemba/Getty ImagesChris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell has written an open letter to her late husband, who died last week at age 52.

Addressing the Soundgarden frontman as "my sweet Christopher," she writes, "You were the best father, husband and son-in-law. Your patience, empathy and love always showed through."

"You had always said I saved you, that you wouldn't be alive if it were not for me," the letter reads. "My heart gleamed to see you happy, living and motivated. Excited for life. Doing everything you could to give back."

"We had the time of our lives in the last decade and I'm sorry, my sweet love, that I did not see what happened to you that night," Vicky continues. "I'm sorry you were alone, and I know that was not you, my sweet Christopher. Your children know that too, so you can rest in peace."

Chis and Vicky had two children together: daughter Toni and son Christopher Nicholas. He also had a daughter, Lillian Jean, from a previous marriage.

"I'm broken, but I will stand up for you and I will take care of our beautiful babies," Vicky writes. "I will think of you every minute of every day and I will fight for you."

She concludes, "I love you more than anyone has ever loved anyone in the history of loving and more than anyone ever will."

You can read the full letter via Billboard.com.

Cornell's death has been officially ruled a suicide, but Vicky has suggested that prescription anti-anxiety medication may have contributed to his death. A private funeral will be held this Friday in Los Angeles.

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BMG311 has shared the music video for their new song "Too Much to Think," the lead single from the band's forthcoming new album Mosaic. You can watch the clip now via Billboard.com.

To film the video, 311 trekked out to the Vasquez Rocks park in the Sierra Pelona Mountains outside Los Angeles, a popular filming location that's been used in Austin Powers, Blazing Saddles and Star Trek -- both the TV shows and the movies.

"'Too Much to Think' is a song about the highs and lows of life, and seeking an escape from everyday stresses," says frontman Nick Hexum. "It's such a magical setting and not surprising that they've shot so many iconic movies and TV shows onsite."

Mosaic will be released June 23. 311 will kick off a tour in support of the album on June 22 in Cleveland.

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ABC/Randy HolmesAlt-J has shared another cut from their forthcoming album, Relaxer. The dreamy new track is called "Adeline" -- you can listen to it while watching a trippy visualizer now on YouTube.

According to the band, "Adeline" is about "a Tasmanian devil [that] falls in love with a woman as he watches her swim."

"Adaline" is the third song Alt-J has shared from Relaxer, following "3WW" and the lead single, "In Cold Blood."

Alt-J will be touring North America this fall in support of Relaxer. While on the road, they'll be selling merch to benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Relaxer, Alt-J's third album, will be released June 2.

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