Members Of Soundgarden, Temple Of The Dog & More To Play Concert Honoring Chris Cornell
Members of Soundgarden, Temple Of The Dog and Audioslave are among those set to honor the late Chris Cornell at a benefit concert dubbed “I Am The Highway – A Tribute To Chris Cornell” at The Forum in Los Angeles on January 16. Cornell, who was a founding member of each of those bands, died on May 18, 2017.
Foo Fighters, Metallica and Ryan Adams are also slated to perform at I Am The Highway. Jimmy Kimmel will serve as host and special guests are expected. “We are honored to have all these amazing artists and friends come together to pay tribute to and show their love and appreciation for Chris, his music and the mark he’s left on the world. We look forward to sharing this night with all the fans,” said Chris’ widow Vicky Cornell in a statement.
Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Chris And Vicky Cornell Foundation and the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 16 at 10 a.m. PT via Ticketfly.