A full autopsy report of Chris Cornell's death has falsified earlier claims that the legendary singer's passing has something to do with drug intake. Apparently, the Soundgarden vocalist died by hanging himself around midnight of May 18. Although drugs were detected in the singer's blood, examiners explained they are not the reason for his death.

'In My Time Of Dying'

Cornell was found unconscious in his hotel room at the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit at around 12:05 a.m. The singer was immediately pronounced dead at the scene. He was 52. Initial autopsy results revealed the singer died by hanging, while traces of drugs were found in his system.

His sudden death came as a shocker to his family, friends, and fans who were saddened for losing a loving husband, father, brother, colleague, and an idol. Cornell was on tour with Soundgarden when the unfortunate turn of the event took place. In fact, the legendary singer enjoyed a night of rock and roll at the Fox Theatre the night before he took his own life.

Reports stated Cornell ended the show with his own rendition of Led Zeppelin's "In My Time of Dying." Soundgarden was supposed to perform at the 2017 PointFest and Rock on the Range, but after the singer's death, the band announced they are canceling all their shows to mourn the death of the vocalist.

During his last performance, Cornell seemingly hinted about his suicide when he told the crowd, "I feel a bit sorry for the next f--king place we play," referring to the Ohio festival.

Remembering Chris Cornell

The late Cornell was the vocalist of Soundgarden and Audioslave. He won two out of 14 Grammy nominations and is known for his contribution to the music industry. Aside from performing with his bands, the rock icon also promoted as a solo artist and even released four studio albums, titled "Euphoria Morning (1999)," "Carry On (2007)," "Scream (2009), and "Higher Truth (2015)."

On top of these albums, Cornell has released a live album titled "Songbook" in 2011.

Musicians from all over the world mourn the death of a legend who reigned for more than three decades. Jimmy Page said the industry had lost an "incredibly talented, incredibly young, incredibly missed" artist, while former Red Hot Chili Peppers member Dave Navarro said he was "stunned" upon learning about Cornell's sudden death.

Nile Rodgers, on the other hand, remembered the Soundgarden vocalist as his "bro" and expressed his love to the bereaved family of the late singer.