Ministry, Tenacious D, Stitched Up Heart, Etc. Members Added To Second Annual “Above Ground” Benefit Concert

More artists have been added to the second annual “Above Ground” benefit concert. The event will take place at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on September 16 and the updated lineup includes: Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction), Billy Idol, Billy Morrison (Billy Idol), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Jack Black (Tenacious D), Al Jourgensen (Ministry), Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Juliette Lewis, Steve Vai, Mike Garson (David Bowie), Brad Wilk (Prophets Of Rage/Rage Against The Machine), Billy Duffy (The Cult), Wayne Kramer (MC5), Carmine Rojas (David Bowie), Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction), Franky Perez (Deadland Ritual), Twiggy, Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver), Mixi Demner (Stitched Up Heart), Jason Christopher (Prong), Etty Lauy Farrell (Kind Heaven Orchestra), Erik Eldenius (Billy Idol), Paul Trudeau (Billy Idol), Donovan Leitch, and Julie Mintz. As previously reported, the all-star band will be playing David Bowie’s “The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars” and The Stooges’ self-titled debut album in full. Profits will be donated to MusiCares.

Jane’s Addiction, Bush, Etc. Members To Take Part In Second Annual “Above Ground” Benefit Concert

Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and Billy Morrison (Billy Idol) have revealed the artists that will be joining them at the second annual “Above Ground” benefit concert. The event will take place at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on September 16 and the duo will be performing with actor Joe Manganiello, Billy Idol, Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction), Etty Lau Farrell, Gavin Rossdale (Bush), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Juliette Lewis, Steve Vai, Billy Duffy (The Cult), Wayne Kramer (MC5), Mike Garson (David Bowie), and more to be announced. The all-star band will be playing David Bowie’s “The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars” and The Stooges’ self-titled debut album. Profits will be donated to MusiCares.

Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Nine Inch Nails, Etc. Set For 2018 Louder Than Life Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2018 Louder Than Life festival. The event will take place on September 28-30 at Champions Park in Louisville, KY and it will include the following:

September 28: Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit, Breaking Benjamin, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Seether, Black Stone Cherry, Skillet, Underoath, Suicidal Tendencies, Red Sun Rising, Tremonti, Bad Wolves, Turnstile, Jelly Roll, Hyro The Hero, Badflower, Islander, and True Villains.

September 29: Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Bush, Bullet For My Valentine, HELLYEAH, Body Count, Pop Evil, Sevendust, GWAR, Dance Gavin Dance, From Ashes To New, Sick Puppies, Cane Hill, Bad Omens, Blacktop Mojo, Awake At Last, Stone Broken, and The Jacks.

September 30: Nine Inch Nails, Deftones, Ice Cube, Primus, Billy Idol, Action Bronson, Clutch, Asking Alexandria, Yelawolf, The Sword, Glassjaw, The Fever 333, Monster Magnet, Spirit Animal, The Dose, and The Breton Sound.

Foo Fighters, Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, Etc. Set For 2018 Cal Jam Festival

Foo Fighters will be curating and headlining Cal Jam once again this year. The event will take place on October 6 at the Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernardino, CA and it will include the following: Foo Fighters, Iggy Pop With Post Pop Depression, Tenacious D, Garbage, Greta Van Fleet, Silversun Pickups, Manchester Orchestra, The Front Bottoms, Black Mountain, Deer Tick, Gang Of Youths, Slaves (UK), Giants In The Trees, Metz, Yungblud, Thunderpussy, Anna Von Hausswolff, Fea, and Kingfish. Fans can also pay a little more to gain access to a pre-show party with Billy Idol, Mexrissey and comedian Bridget Everett the night before (October 5). Those with camping passes will be granted access as well.

Foo Fighters Joined Onstage By John Travolta & Billy Idol

During their April 29 set at Welcome To Rockville, Foo Fighters were joined onstage by John Travolta and Billy Idol. Travolta performed a partial cover of the “Grease” song “You’re The One That I Want”, while Idol peformed a cover of John Lennon‘s “Gimmie Some Truth.”

Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) & Billy Morrison (Billy Idol) Recruit Slipknot, Eagles Of Death Metal, Etc. Members For “Above Ground” Event

Dave Navarro (Jane’s Addiction) and Billy Morrison (BIilly Idol) have joined forces to put together “Above Ground,” a concert that will celebrate the vinyl album as an art form, while raising money for mental health awareness. The event, which will take place at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles on April 16, will feature Navarro and Morrison performing Velvet Underground’s “The Velvet Underground & Nico” and Adam And The Ants’ “Kings of the Wild Frontier” in full, alongside Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Jesse Hughes (Eagles Of Death Metal), Billy Idol, Courtney Love, Chris Chaney (Janes’ Addiction), Erik Eldenius (Billy Idol), Josh Freese, Lili Haydn, etc.

Muse, Incubus, Etc. Set For 2018 Bottlerock Festival In Napa Valley, CA

The lineup has been revealed for the 2018 Bottlerock Festival in Napa Valley, CA. The event is set to take place on May 25-27 and the following rock acts have been booked: Muse, Incubus, Billy Idol, and The Struts. The full lineup is can be seen in the below Instagram post: