Mike Patton (Faith No More) Cancels Appearance At Chris Cornell Tribute Show

Mike Patton (Faith No More, Dead Cross, etc.) has announced that he will no longer be taking part in tonight’s (January 16) Chris Cornell tribute concert. That show, which is being called “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell,” will be held at The Forum in Inglewood, CA and it will feature members of Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple Of The Dog, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Maroon 5, Queens Of The Stone Age, and more. Patton said the following:

“Unfortunately Im not going to be able to make the Chris Cornell tribute concert Wednesday night. Best wishes to my friends Ben, Kim and Matt and to Chris‘s family. It is going to be quite an evening. I also want to thank the Los Angeles Rams for the invitation to sing the national anthem last weekend. A bad week to not be feeling good.”

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Faith No More’s Mike Patton To Take Part In Upcoming Chris Cornell Tribute Show, Cancels National Anthem Performance At NFL Game

Mike Patton (Faith No More, Dead Cross, etc.) has announced that he will be taking part in the upcoming Chris Cornell tribute concert at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on January 16. That show, which is being called “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell,” will also feature members of Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple Of The Dog, Foo Fighters, and Metallica, as well as Ryan Adams. Jimmy Kimmel will host the event along with special guests. Proceeds will go towards the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation. In other news, Patton was also scheduled to sing the U.S. national anthem at today’s (January 12) Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys NFL game at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA, but he cancelled after he “woke up feeling horrible.”

Watch Mike Patton Perform Mr. Bungle’s “Retrovertigo” With Uri Caine In Italy

Mike Patton (Faith No More, Dead Cross, etc.) recently took the stage with Uri Caine for two “Forgotten Songs” performances in Modena, Italy. One of the tracks they played was Mr. Bungle’s “Retrovertigo.“ You can see footage of that below:

[via The PRP]