As we know, “Black Days” was recently announced, a new film produced by AmeriFilms LLC and Road Rage Films LLC that chronicles Chris Cornell’s last days before his suicide in 2017. A few days ago it was confirmed that filming will begin during October.
However, not everything is joy, as confirmed by the Pitchfork website, the family of the Soundgarden leader has not authorized or approved this film and, furthermore, none of them have been summoned to have contact with the film crew.
Soundgarden, grunge band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by vocalist Chris Cornell, bassist Hiro Yamamoto, and guitarist Kim Thayil. Matt Cameron joined the group as a permanent drummer in 1986 and Ben Shepherd became Yamamoto’s permanent replacement in 1990. Cornell remained with the band until his death in May 2017.
Soundgarden was one of the pioneering bands of the grunge music genre. derived from rock that was developed in Seattle. It was the first grunge band to be signed by a renowned record company (A&M Records in 1988), although the band did not achieve commercial success until they popularized the genre in the early 1990s alongside their Seattle contemporaries: Nirvana, Pearl Jam. or Alice in Chains.