Originally Posted by hightea
It was suicide - he hung himself
Chris has always fought depression. Per Matt Pinfield (we went to high school with Matt) "I am speechless as the death of someone I loved very much as a long time friend is such a devastating blow that we talked about pain and depression and our life long fight because we trusted each other.Chris called me every night after Audioslave on Lollapalooza when he would do I Am The Highway/Peace, Love and understanding. We kept each other sane"
Yeah this was clear from his songwriting..no one can write songs like Fell on Black Days and The Day I Tried to Live that hasn't been to some dark places.
The first time I heard Soundgarden it hit me like very few bands. One of my all time fav vocalists. RIP Chris.