Corey Taylor

Slipknot, Foo Fighters, Jane’s Addiction, Etc. Members To Play Sex Pistols & Lou Reed Songs At ‘Above Ground 3’ Benefit Concert


December will see the return of the ‘Above Ground‘ benefit concert, with the event booked for December 20th at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA. This time around Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro and Billy Idol guitarist Billy Morrison will be joined by a host of guest musicians to perform several classic albums in full.

Those records are the Sex Pistols’ lone 1977 album “Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols” and Lou Reed‘s 1972 outing “Transformer“.

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Among those scheduled to participate in those performances are:

Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour)
Billy Idol
Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction)
Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters, etc.)
Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray)
Steve Stevens (Billy Idol)
Frank Perez (ex-Deadland Ritual/Apocalyptica)
Etty Lau Farrell

Further guests are pending. Tickets for the event will go on sale here this Friday, October 22nd. Proceeds from the event will benefit MusiCares.

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