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.

Watch Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Perform With Anthrax, Ho99o9, Etc. Members In West Hollywood

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) took the stage for a solo show at The Roxy in West Hollywood, CA last night (February 20) and he was joined by a number of guests for various covers. In addition to his backing band, guitarist Zach Throne, drummer Brandon Pertzborn, and bassist Jason Christopher, the concert also featured Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Scott Ian (Anthrax), comedian Dean Delray, Jonah Nimoy, Eaddy (Ho99o9), pro skater/Black Flag vocalist Mike Vallely, Ian’s wife Pearl Aday, and John 5 (Rob Zombie, etc.). You can see footage from the show, along with the setlist below:

Setlist:

01. Love Song (THE DAMNED)
02. Don’t Change (INXS)
03. All This and More” (DEAD BOYS)
04. Already Gone (EAGLES)
05. Bone China (MOTHER LOVE BONE
06. I Love The Nightlife (THE CARS)
07. Waitin’ For the Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago (ZZ TOP)
08. Cream (PRINCE AND NEW POWER GENERATION)
09. Clampdown (THE CLASH)
10. Touch Too Much (AC/DC) (with Charlie Benante and Dean Delray)
11. Fairies Wear Boots (BLACK SABBATH)
12. Moonage Daydream (DAVID BOWIE) (with Jonah Nimoy)
13. Right Brigade (BAD BRAINS) (with Eaddy)
14. Small Man Big Mouth (MINOR THREAT) (with Eaddy)
15. Who Was In My Room (BUTTHOLE SURFERS)
16. Rise Above (BLACK FLAG) (with Mike Vallely)
17. Suspect Device (STIFF LITTLE FINGERS)
18. From Out Of Nowhere (FAITH NO MORE) (with Scott Ian)
19. Rich Girl (HALL AND OATES) (with Scott Ian and Pearl Aday)
20. Take Your Whisky Home (VAN HALEN) (with John 5)
21. C’mon And Love Me (KISS) (with John 5)
22. Lido Shuffle (Boz Scaggs)
23. Bitch (THE ROLLING STONES) (with Dean Delray and John 5)

[via Blabbermouth]

Watch Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Anthrax, Etc. Members Perform At 2019 Dimebash

Last night (January 24), a number of artists took the stage at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA to pay tribute to Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul at the 2019 Dimebash. The event was hosted by Sirius XM’s Jose Mangin and it featured the following: Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour), Rex Brown (Pantera, etc.), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, etc.), Chris Broderick (ex-Megadeth, Act Of Defiance), Gene Hoglan (Testament, etc.), Tony Campos (Static-X, Ministry, etc.), Jason Bittner (Overkill), Nita Strauss, Art Cruz (Winds Of Plague, Prong), Chris Jericho (Fozzy), Jason Christopher (Prong), Dug Pinnick (King’s X, etc.), Ra Diaz (Suicidal Tendencies), Sen Dog (Cypress Hill, Powerflo), Christian Brady (HELLYEAH), Kyle Sanders (HELLYEAH), Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves), Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves), Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope), Courtney Cox (The Iron Maidens), Joey Vera (Armored Saint), Gonzo (Armored Saint), Phil Sandoval (Armored Saint), Randy Weitzel (In This Moment), Wes Hauch (Glass Casket), and Rick Thorne (Good Guys In Black). You can see some footage from the show below:

Foo Fighters, Slipknot, Anthrax, Suicidal Tendencies, Etc. Members To Perform At 2019 Dimebash

The 2019 Dimebash is set to take place at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA on January 24. The event will be hosted by Sirius XM’s Jose Mangin and it will include performances by Kill Devil Hill, Fireball Ministry, and an all-star band featuring: Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour), Rex Brown (Pantera, etc.), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Charlie Benante (Anthrax), Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies, etc.), Chris Broderick (ex-Megadeth, Act Of Defiance), Gene Hoglan (Testament, etc.), Tony Campos (Static-X, Ministry, etc.), Jason Bittner (Overkill), Nita Strauss, Art Cruz (Winds Of Plague, Prong), Jason Christopher (Prong), Dug Pinnick (King’s X, etc.), Ra Diaz (Suicidal Tendencies), Sen Dog (Cypress Hill, Powerflo), Christian Brady (HELLYEAH), Kyle Sanders (HELLYEAH), Tommy Vext (Bad Wolves), Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves), Jeremy Wagner (Broken Hope), Courtney Cox (The Iron Maidens), Joey Vera (Armored Saint), Gonzo (Armored Saint), Phil Sandoval (Armored Saint), Randy Weitzel (In This Moment), Wes Hauch (Glass Casket), and Rick Thorne (Good Guys In Black). A private afterparty will be held after the event and it will include jams from Kyng, food from Grohl’s BackBeat BBQ, and raffle prizes. Proceeds will go towards MusicCares and Guitars For Vets.

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) To Play Acoustic Set At Star Treatments Fundraising Benefit

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour) will be playing an acoustic set at Fremont Country Club in Las Vegas, NV on December 14 as part of a fundraising benefit for Star Treatments. That organization was founded by Matt DiRito (Pop Evil) and it “provides a VIP transportation experience for children battling cancer to medical facilities.” The event will also feature Jason Christopher (Prong), the all-girl dance group Cherry Bombs, Bravo Delta, and Words As Weapons. Tickets can be found HERE. Taylor commented:

“We’ll be raising money for Star Treatments – an amazing charity started by Matt Dirito. It’ll be a helluva night with performances by yours truly and my stunt double, Jason Christopher, a set by Cherry Bombs and much more. Hope you can join us Dec 14!”

Mikkey Dee Performs Motörhead Songs With Members Of Butcher Babies, Stone Sour, Prong, Etc.

Mikkey Dee teamed up Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies), Ira Black (Lizzy Borden, Death Division), Christian Martucci (Sone Sour), Jason Christopher (Prong, Corey Taylor) and Todd Youth (Danzig) to pay tribute to Lemmy Kilmister during the “Ultimate Jam Night,” at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, CA last night (January 13). Check out some footage of “Ace Of Spades,” and “Overkill” below: