Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses), Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees), Nate Mendel (Foo Fighters), Jefferson Angell (Walking Papers), Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie), Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse) and more recently covered “Highwayman” for KEXP’s 2020 SMooCH benefit for the Seattle Children’s Hospital. You can check that out in the below video at the 53:40 mark. The track was written by Jimmy Webb in 1977, before being covered by Glen Campbell in 1979 and The Highwaymen in 1985. The latter was a supergroup featuring Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson.
The initial lineup has been revealed for this year’s Denver Riot Fest. The festival will take place August 28-30, at the National Western Complex, in Denver, CO, and will include: Anthrax, Motörhead, Testament, GWAR, Thrice, Rancid, Andrew W.K., OFF!, and much more.
The lineup for this years “Almost Acoustic Christmas” has been announced. It will take place December 13 – 14, at The Forum, in Inglewood, CA and will include performances from System Of A Down, Linkin Park, Royal Blood, Bush, Smashing Pumpkins, Fall Out Boy and many more.