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Chris Cornell was born Christopher John Boyle in 20th of July 1964 in Seattle, United States. Cornell became popular as a lead singer of "Soundgarden". He formed the band with friends "Hiro Yamamoto" and "Kim Thayil" with whom he had played with in his earlier band "The Shemps". "Soundgarden" recorded and released five studio album "Superunknown" being the most succesful of them.
After "Soundgarden" had disbanded in April 1997, Chris Cornell started planning his first solo album. "Euphoria Morning" was released on September 1999. The album wasn't very succesful but still Cornell was nominated for Best Male Artist Grammy Award. Some time later of the release of "Euphoria Morning" Chris Cornell headed to his first solo-tour.
In 2001 Chris Cornell and the remainings of "Rage Against the Machine" formed a band "Audioslave". Band's self-titled debut album was released in November 2002. It was a commercial success and has sold triple-platinum in the US so far. After their debut album "Audioslave" released two albums, "Out of Exile" and "Revelations". In February 2007, Chris Cornell departed from the band to revive his solo-career.
In 2006, Chris Cornell recorded "You Know My Name" as a theme song for the James Bond movie "Casino Royale". This recording earned him several nominations in for different music awards including two Grammy nominations. This was followed by his second solo-album "Carry On", which was released in June 2007. "Carry On" was much bigger commercial success than his debut solo-album. After the release of the album Chris Cornell performed as a supporting act in the world-tour of "Aerosmith".
Chris Cornell's latest studio album "Scream" was published in March 2009 and it was produced by "Timbaland". "Scream" introduces musically an entirely new side of Chris Cornell. It is Cornell's most succesful album so far and it has reached the TOP10 on the Billboard chart.
In the beginning of the new decade it was told by Chris Cornell that he and his former band-mates were preparing the reunion of "Soundgarden". On April 2010 they held a secret concert performing under the name "Nudedragons".