Grim Reaper, Firewind, Cyhra, Etc. Members Join Forces For Cover Of “We Are The World”

Marius Danielsen (Darkest Sins) has assembled a group of 50 musicians for a cover of “We Are The World,” a track that was originally recorded by Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, and more in 1984 for African famine relief. Another group of artists also recorded the track in 2010 for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Danielsen’s version features: Anniken Rasmussen (Darkest Sins, Legend Of Valley Doom), Jake E (Cyhra, ex-Amaranthe), David Åkesson (Qantice), David Smith (Gypsy’s Kiss), Ty Christian (Lords Of The Trident), Peter Danielsen (Darkest Sins, Eunomia, Legend Of Valley Doom), Simon Byron (Sunset, Bluestouch), Ole Pedersen (Undertakers), Ferran Quiles (Theragon), Rick Altzi (Masterplan), Steve Grimmett (Grim Reaper), Marco Pastorino (Temperance), Herbie Langhans (Firewind, Avantasia) and tons more.

Watch Members Of Kreator, Sepultura, Destruction, Sabaton, Cannibal Corpse, Etc. Take Part In 70000 Tons Of Metal All-Star Jam

During the 2018 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, members of Kreator, Sepultura, Destruction, Sabaton, Cannibal Corpse, Metal Church, etc. took part in in a special all-star jam hosted by Annihilator’s Jeff Waters. You can see footage of the performance, which was called “Jamming With Waters In International Waters,” below:

Setlist:

01. Metal Health / Bang Your Head (QUIET RIOT) 02:42

Vocals: Chris Bay (FREEDOM CALL)
Drums: Specki T.D. (IN EXTREMO)
Guitar: Ryoji Shinomoto (GYZE)
Guitar: Joona Björkroth (BATTLE BEAST)
Bass: Schmier (DESTRUCTION)

02. Rock You Like A Hurricane (SCORPIONS) 10:47

Vocals: Adrienne Cowan (SEVEN SPIRES)
Drums: Specki T.D. (IN EXTREMO)
Guitar: Alex Beyrodt (PRIMAL FEAR)
Guitar: Tommy Johansson (SABATON)
Bass: Jari Kainulainen (MASTERPLAN)

03. Killing Machine (JUDAS PRIEST) 19:05

Vocals: Mike Howe (METAL CHURCH)
Drums: Francesco Jovino (PRIMAL FEAR)
Guitar: Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA)
Guitar: Daniel Mongrain (VOIVOD)
Bass: Johan Jönsegård (OCTOBER TIDE)

04. The Number Of The Beast (IRON MAIDEN) 24:42

Vocals: Päivi “Capri” Virkkunen (AMBERIAN DAWN)
Drums: Francesco Jovino (PRIMAL FEAR)
Guitar: Roland Grapow (MASTERPLAN)
Guitar: Johan Reinholdz (DARK TRANQUILLITY)
Bass: Pasi Kauppinen (SONATA ARTICA)

05. Neon Nights (BLACK SABBATH) 31:50

Vocals: Rick Altzi (MASTERPLAN)
Drums: Eloy Casagrande (SEPULTURA)
Guitar: Kurdt Vanderhoof (METAL CHURCH)
Guitar: Per Nilsson (SCAR SYMMETRY, MESHUGGAH)
Bass: Hugo Doyon-Karout (BEYOND CREATION)

06. Running Wild (JUDAS PRIEST) 38:40

Vocals: Ralph Scheepers (PRIMAL FEAR)
Vocals: Nick Seymour
Drums: Eloy Casagrande (SEPULTURA)
Guitar: Sami Yli-Sirniö (KREATOR)
Guitar: Rob Barrett (CANNIBAL CORPSE)
Bass: Linus Klausenitzer (OBSCURA)

07. Hells Bells (AC/DC) 47:00

Vocals: Noora Louhimo (BATTLE BEAST)
Drums: Cato Bekkevold (ENSLAVED)
Guitar: Jeff Waters (ANNIHILATOR)
Guitar: Elias Viljanen (SONATA ARTICA)
Bass: Mat Sinner (PRIMAL FEAR)

08. Pull The Plug (DEATH) 55:02

Vocals: Steffen Kummerer (OBSCURA)
Drums: Cato Bekkevold (ENSLAVED)
Guitar: Steffen Kummerer (OBSCURA)
Guitar: Ricardo Falcon (SINISTER)
Bass: Bud Burke (EXHUMED)

09. D.O.A. (VAN HALEN) 1:04:02

Vocals: Adrienne Cowan (SEVEN SPIRES)
Drums: Stet Howland (METAL CHURCH)
Guitar: Jeff Waters (ANNIHILATOR)
Bass: Eero Sipilä (XANDRIA)

10. Swords & Tequila (RIOT) 1:10:40

Vocals: Snake (VOIVOD)
Drums: Stet Howland (METAL CHURCH)
Guitar: Mike (DESTRUCTION)
Guitar: Tom Naumann (PRIMAL FEAR)
Bass: Jesper Anastasiadis (KORPIKLAANI)

11. Chemical Warfare (SLAYER) 1:15:20

Vocals: Matt Harvey (EXHUMED)
Drums: Vaaver (DESTRUCTION)
Guitar: Ivar Bjørnson (ENSLAVED
Guitar: Markus Vanhala (INSOMNIUM)
Bass: Dominique Laroche (VOIVOD)

12. Whiplash (METALLICA) 1:24:40

Vocals: Mille Petrozza (KREATOR)
Drums: Vaaver (DESTRUCTION)
Guitar: Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA)
Guitar: Matt Harvey (EXHUMED)
Bass: Schmier (DESTRUCTION)

[via Blabbermouth]

Exhumed, Etc. Added To 2018 70,000 Tons Of Metal Cruise

More bands have been added to the 2018 70,000 Tons Of Metal cruise. That cruise will take place on Febrary 1-5, and it will set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Grand Turk Island. The updated lineup includes: Aborted, Aeternam, Alestorm, Amberian Dawn, Battle Beast, Benediction, Benighted, Beyond Creation, Cannibal Corpse, Dark Tranquillity, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Enslaved, Evergrey, Exciter, Exhumed, Freedom Call, Goatwhore, Gyze, In Extremo, Insomnium, Korpiklaani, Kreator, Masterplan, Metal Church, Meshuggah, Naglfar, Necrophobic, Obscura, October Tide, Primal Fear, Rhapsody, Sabaton, Samael, Septicflesh, Sepultura, Sinister, Sirenia, Sonata Arctica, Swallow The Sun, Threshold, Witchery, Wolfchant, Wolfheart, and Voivod.