LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Singer Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs at The Wiltern Theater on February 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The final songs that Soundgarden was working on with Chris Cornell can finally be released, as the band has settled the ongoing legal issues with Cornell’s widow Vicky.

According to Rolling Stone, she issued a statement saying, quote, “The two parties are united and coming together to propel, honor and build upon Soundgarden’s incredible legacy as well
as Chris’s indelible mark on music history as one of the greatest songwriters and vocalists of all time.”

There are seven songs that can now be released and Chris Cornell wrote or co-wrote all of them. Those songs are: “Cancer”, “Stone Age Mind”, “Road Less Traveled”, “Orphans”,
“At Ophians Door”, “Ahead of the Dog”, and “Merrmas”.

Chris Cornell died by suicide on May 18, 2017 in Detroit shortly after he finished a concert with Soundgarden.

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