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- Posted on Dec 18th 2008 12:00PM by John D. Luerssen
At long last, Chris Cornell has gotten his guitars back from his ex-wife. The singer's prized collection of axes were the fruits of a long-standing lawsuit against his former spouse and one-time manager Susan Silver.
"I was dusting off the fifteen or so guitars that I recently had returned to me," he wrote on his blog. "Someone had decided that maybe the tools of my trade and guitars I played on my entire catalog should be in their possession forever." That catalog spans Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Audioslave, in addition to his solo outings.
"It seems to me that some strangely desperate people involved in the music business forget that they are not the ones that write these songs, spill their guts and expose themselves to the public on the most personal level," he wrote.
"We invent this s--- and f---ing own it, and no matter what, nothing will change that."