Chris Cornell Episode of "Autopsy" To Air In August

July 31, 2018

The Reelz docu-drama series Autopsy: The Last Hours of... has announced that it will air an episode centered on Soundgarden's final concert on May 12th, 2017 before Chris Cornell took his own life at the age of 52.

English actor Paul Ayres (We Will Rock You, Hair, Godspell) will portray Cornell in the episode which will air on August 12th at 9pm.

According to the Reelz website, "Christopher John Cornell was an American musician, singer and songwriter. He was best known as the lead vocalist for the rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave. Cornell was considered one of the chief architects of the 1990s grunge movement, and is well known for his extensive catalog as a songwriter, his nearly four-octave vocal range, and his powerful vocal belting technique. Cornell struggled with depression for much of his life. He was found dead in his Detroit hotel room early on the morning of May 18, 2017, after performing at a Soundgarden concert an hour earlier."