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Posted: May 18, 2017

Video shows Chris Cornell’s last performance hours before death

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 20: Singer Chris Cornell performs at Prophets of Rage and Friends' Anti Inaugural Ball at the Taragram Ballroom on January 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Cornell died May 17 of a suicide. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

By Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Hours before his death, Soundgarden and Audioslave lead singer Chris Cornell finished a show with Soundgarden at the Fox Theater in Detroit.

Rolling Stone reported that footage from that show has surfaced on YouTube.

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Cornell died of a suicide by hanging himself in his hotel Wednesday night. He was 52.

The video shows Cornell jamming out and playing guitar as he sang “Spoonman,” a hit single from Soundgarden’s 1994 album, “Superunknown.”

Related: Rocker Chris Cornell dead at 52; death ruled a suicide

Cornell tweeted about being back in Detroit ahead of the performance.

“Detroit finally back to Rock City!!!!” he tweeted.

Fans can be heard cheering and screaming as Cornell breaking into a guitar solo.

At one point, Cornell invites the audience to sing along, pointing his mic out into the crowd.

Watch the video below.


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