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AC/DC, Metallica, Def Leppard, Ex-Black Sabbath, Etc. Members Added To The Foo Fighters’ Upcoming Taylor Hawkins Tribute Shows, Streaming Plans Revealed


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The Foo Fighters have expanded their plans for their upcoming live tribute shows to their late drummer/vocalist Taylor Hawkins. The beloved musician passed away at the age of 50 while on tour with the band in Bogotá, Colombia this past March. As previously announced, his bandmates will make their return to the stage accompanied by a wealth of special guests to honor their fallen bandmate and friend next month via a pair of shows planned in London and Los Angeles.

Newly added to the September 03rd show at Wembley Stadium in London, England are:

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Travis Barker (Blink-182, etc.)
Martin Chambers (The Pretenders, etc.)
Josh Freese (Devo, The Vandals, etc.)
Violet Grohl
Justin Hawkins (The Darkness)
Shane Hawkins
James Gang
Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
Kesha
Nile Rodgers (Chic, etc.)
Luke Spiller (The Struts)
Lars Ulrich (Metallica)

The updated lineup for that show now runs as follows:

September 03rd London, UK – Wembley Stadium:

  • Travis Barker (Blink-182, etc.)
  • Nandi Bushell
  • Martin Chambers (The Pretenders)
  • Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, etc.)
  • Stewart Copeland (ex-The Police)
  • Josh Freese (Devo, The Vandals, etc.)
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Violet Grohl
  • Omar Hakim
  • Justin Hawkins (The Darkness)
  • Shane Hawkins
  • Joshua Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age)
  • Chrissie Hynde
  • James Gang
  • Alain Johannes
  • Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
  • John Paul Jones (ex-Led Zeppelin, Them Crooked Vultures)
  • Kesha
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Geddy Lee (ex-Rush)
  • Alex Lifeson (ex-Rush)
  • Brian May (Queen)
  • Krist Novoselic (ex-Nirvana, etc.)
  • Nile Rodgers (Chic, etc.)
  • Mark Ronson
  • Luke Spiller (The Struts)
  • Supergrass
  • Roger Taylor (Queen)
  • Rufus Taylor (The Darkness/Queen)
  • Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
  • Wolfgang Van Halen
  • Chevy Metal

Dave Chappelle & Chris Rock will also be making a special appearance at the event. Meanwhile, newly added to the September 27th show at the KIA Forum in Los Angeles, CA are:

Sebastian Bach
Travis Barker (Blink-182, etc.)
Geezer Butler (ex-Black Sabbath)
Phil Collen (Def Leppard)
Joe Elliot (Def Leppard)
Josh Freese (Devo, The Vandals, etc.)
Violet Grohl
Shane Hawkins
James Gang
Mark King (Level 42)
Lars Ulrich (Metallica)

The updated lineup for that show now runs as follows:

September 27th Los Angeles, CA – Kia Forum:

  • Sebastian Bach
  • Travis Barker (Blink-182, etc.)
  • Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath, etc.)
  • Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders)
  • Chevy Metal
  • Phil Collen (Def Leppard)
  • Stewart Copeland (ex-The Police)
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Joe Elliot (Def Leppard)
  • Josh Freese (Devo, The Vandals, etc.)
  • Violet Grohl
  • Omar Hakim
  • Shane Hawkins
  • Joshua Homme (Queens Of The Stone Age)
  • James Gang
  • Joan Jett
  • Alain Johannes
  • John Paul Jones (ex-Led Zeppelin, Them Crooked Vultures)
  • Mark King (ex-Level 42)
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Geddy Lee (ex-Rush)
  • Alex Lifeson (ex-Rush)
  • Brian May (Queen)
  • Alanis Morissette
  • Krist Novoselic (ex-Nirvana, etc.)
  • P!nk
  • LeAnn Rimes
  • Mark Ronson
  • Gene Simmons (Kiss)
  • Nikki Sixx (Mötley Crüe)
  • Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Luke Spiller (The Struts)
  • Roger Taylor (Queen)
  • Rufus Taylor (The Darkness/Queen)
  • Jon Theodore (Queens Of The Stone Age)
  • Lars Ulrich (Metallica)
  • Wolfgang Van Halen
  • Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine)
  • Nancy Wilson (Heart, etc.)
  • Pat Wilson (Weezer)

Along with the additional artists, it has been announced that the London concert will be streamed and broadcast live across various services, you can find the details for that below. Proceeds from tickets and merchandise sales for the concerts will be benefit MusiCares and Music Support, two organizations that aim to help those in the music industry with mental health and addiction and recovery issues. Both charities were selected by the Hawkins family, who have given their full backing to these upcoming tribute shows.

For more details, head to foofighters.com.

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