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In this Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, file photo, musician Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs during the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Chris Cornell died by hanging

Chris Cornell had become one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music, thanks to his charismatic energy onstage and wide vocal range.

Katy Perry is out with a new album and ready to hit the road. GETTY

MUSIC CHEAT SHEET: Katy wants a Witness

Bringing the fire Arcade Fire - hot off a secret show in Montreal last weekend during which they previewed six new songs described as "in the vein of [last album] Reflektor" - have added more dates to their upcoming tour across the pond. All of this is adding fuel to rumours the Montreal alt-rockers'long-awaited fifth album - and follow up to 2013'

Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn are being inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. POSTMEDIA

Young, Cockburn honoured for songwriting

After a long break, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony is back and will be staged at Toronto's Massey Hall with Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn among the 2017 inductees.