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Taylor Momsen Says Chris Cornell’s Death Sent Her Into Depression

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 22: (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Taylor Momsen attends the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on March 22, 2022. Broadcasted live on FOX. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images for iHeartRadio)

Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen says she was hit hard by the death of Chris Cornell.

Momsen’s band was on tour with Soundgarden when Cornell died by suicide in 2017.  She told Interview magazine she had to cancel the rest of the tour because she “couldn’t get on stage every night and be OK”.

Shortly after, Momsen’s producer and close friend Kato was killed in a motorcycle accident – causing her to spiral into depression and substance abuse.

Momsen says the most recent Pretty Reckless album, Death by Rock and Roll, is “an homage to those loved and lost”.

What rock star’s death hit you the hardest?



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