Heart’s Ann Wilson Talks About Covering Audioslave’s “I Am The Highway” In New Video

Heart’s Ann Wilson has shared a new video in which she talks about covering Audioslave’s “I Am The Highway” for her “Immortal” covers album. That effort will be released this summer via BMG, and it will feature tracks from musicians that have passed away. Other confirmed tracks include: Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me”, Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black”, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ “Luna”, and The Eagles’ “Life In The Fast Lane.”

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Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell & Heart’s Ann Wilson Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell With A Cover Of Soundgarden‘s “Black Hole Sun”

During the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland, OH last night (April 14), Alice In Chains‘ Jerry Cantrell and Heart‘s Ann Wilson paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell with a cover of Soundgarden‘s “Black Hole Sun.” You can see footage of that below:

Heart’s Ann Wilson To Film First-Ever Solo Television Special

Heart’s Ann Wilson has announced that she will be filming her April 11 show at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Illinois for an upcoming TV special, which will coincide with the release of her “Immortal” covers album. That effort will be released this summer via BMG, and it will feature tracks from musicians that have passed away. Some confirmed songs include: Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me”, Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black”, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ “Luna”, and The Eagles’ “Life In The Fast Lane.”

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready To Be Honored At MusiCares Concert For Recovery

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready will be honored with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the 2018 MusiCares Concert For Recovery on May 10 at The Showbox in Seattle, WA. The guitarist will be recognized for his support of MusiCares and for his commitment to helping people with addiction recovery. The event will include performances by Slash (Guns N’ Roses), Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Nancy Wilson (Heart), Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees), and Mike Ness (Social Distortion), and it will end with a special performance by McCready and friends. McCready commented:

“Recovery is a journey that you take each day, and mine has been affirming from a musical standpoint and a community perspective. To be able to raise funds for MusiCares and the critical addiction recovery work they do for music people across the country all year long is humbling, and it speaks to the way we can come together to help those in need.”

Heart’s Ann Wilson Preps New Covers Album “Songs For The Living: Vol. 1”

This summer, Heart’s Ann Wilson is planning to release a new tribute album which will honor late musicians such as Chris Cornell, Tom Petty, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, and more. It is tentatively tilted “Songs For The Living: Vol. 1″ and the following tracks have been confirmed: Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me,” Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black,” and the Eagles’ “Life In The Fast Lane.”

Wilson commented:

“It’s a project very dear to me — a collection of songs by artists who have departed in the last several years, including Leonard Cohen, David Bowie, Tom Petty, Chris Cornell and Amy Winehouse, to name a few. I feel these souls have made a real, lasting contribution to the art of the popular song and to honor them is my deepest pleasure.”

She also added:

“Once again I am pushing my limits as a singer and it is thrilling work. It’s my way of showing gratitude for these amazing expressions in words and music. This record was made in the old-school way… on an actual tape recorder, so the sound is vibrant, present and powerful. This sound will not just massage the listener’s ego, it will stoke their heart and soul.”

Tour Dates:

Headlining Dates:

Mar. 16 – Portland, ME – Aura
Mar. 17 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
Apr. 05 – Niagara Falls, ON – Fallsview Casino
Apr. 07 – Northfield, OH – Hard Rock Rocksino
Apr. 08 – St. Charles, IL – Arcada Theatre

Supporting Jeff Beck & Paul Rodgers:

Jul. 18 – West Valley City, UT – Usana Amphitheatre
Jul. 20 – Los Angeles, CA – Five Point Amphitheatre
Jul. 22 – Chula Vista, CA – Mattress Firm Amphitheatre
Jul. 24 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Jul. 25 – Dallas, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Jul. 28 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Jul. 29 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Jul. 31 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 01 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
Aug. 03 – Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Aug. 04 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Aug. 08 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 10 – Indianapolis, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
Aug. 12 – Holmdel, NJ – P.N.C. Bank Arts Center
Aug. 14 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 17 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
Aug. 19 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
Aug. 25 – West Palm Beach, FL – Coral Sky Amphitheatre
Aug. 26 – Tampa, FL – MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Heart’s Ann Wilson To Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell, Tom Petty, Etc. On New Album

Heart’s Ann Wilson is working on a new tribute album which will honor late musicians such as Chris Cornell, Tom Petty, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, and more. She said the following about that:

“I am most excited about the recording endeavor we have just begun that has a working title, ‘PDG’ (project dead guys). It’s a project very dear to me — a collection of songs by artists who have departed in the last several years: Leonard Cohen, David Bowie, Tom Petty, and Chris Cornell to name a few. To honor these great artists is my deepest pleasure and Mike Flicker (Original Heart producer; Dreamboat Annie, Magazine, Little Queen, Dog and Butterfly, & Bebe le Strange etc.) is working with me on this new record. It is thrilling work and I can’t wait for you to hear what we are doing!”

Heart’s Ann Wilson Covers Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

During last night’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” Heart’s Ann Wilson paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell with a cover of Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun.” Check that out below:

On another note, both Wilson sisters issued statements on Cornell’s passing as well:

Ann Wilson:

“It’s important now to keep thoughts of Chris positive. He is on his way. We loved him well, now wish him well on his journey. He was and is a beautiful soul.”

Nancy Wilson:

“No one is ever prepared to hear about a death in the family. And today Chris Cornell my brother from my Seattle music family is gone. I thought his voice would forever grace the world of music. Devastating.”