Chris Cornell’s Widow Settles Recordings Lawsuit With Soundgarden
After lead singer Chris Cornell‘s death in 2017, his former band Soundgarden planned to release their final recordings with the late singer but were halted by Cornell’s widow, Vicky Cornell.
In 2019, Vicky sued Soundgarden in federal court over royalties regarding the last recordings her husband had made which she claimed were an independent project whereas the band claimed were part of the group effort.
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On April 17, Vicky and Soundgarden said they have come to an agreement out of court and the band will soon be able to release their final recordings with the lead singer.
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Their statement to the public said, “Soundgarden and Vicky Cornell, on behalf of the Estate of Chris Cornell, are happy to announce they have reached an amicable out-of-court resolution. The reconciliation marks a new partnership between the two parties, which will allow Soundgarden fans around the world to hear the final songs that the band and Chris were working on.”
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