Kid Rock Reacts To Chris Cornell & Chester Bennington’s ‘Terrible’ Deaths


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In a brand new interview with Meltdown of the WRIF radio station, Kid Rock spoke about the passing of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington.

“That was just terrible,” Kid Rock said. “I had a cousin that did the same thing, that I wear his name on my arm, Paul. And it’s just very difficult to understand.”

“I think we’ve all been depressed at certain times and experienced things, but to be [depressed] to that level, it’s something I can’t even wrap my head around and comprehend. Obviously, you feel sad, but I have no idea how to make any sense of it at all.”

Kid Rock also talked about the passing of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who died on July 20, which would have been Cornell’s 53rd birthday.

“I knew Chester a little bit, here and there,” Kid Rock said. “We were cordial — I wouldn’t say great friends, but we were cordial, and I’d speak with him when I saw him. You ran into these people at different shows throughout the years and whatnot. Just terrible.”

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