Cornell’s family and former Soundgarden bandmates were on hand for the unveiling ceremony.
His wife, Vicky Cornell, broke the news on what would have been the Grammy-winning frontman’s 54th birthday.
The memorial was sprayed with graffiti messages including “Feed the homeless first” and “RIP DB.”
The fan who crowdsourced the statue is also hoping to change the town’s name to “Aylesbowie.”
The replica has been scaring divers in the area since 2013.
A prototype depicts him riding a stallion, wearing nothing but a loincloth.
Entitled “False Idol,” the sculpture represents West’s recent fall from grace.
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Plus, a Glenn Frey statue now stands “on a corner in Winslow, Arizona.”
According to artist Xavier Veilhan, the French duo wanted to be portrayed without helmets.
Life-size statue is meant to capture “attitude and strength, but also give subtle hints of insecurity.”
Nothing else in life has matter more than making this happen.