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Members of Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Tool & more added to lineup for Foo Fighters’ LA Taylor Hawkins tribute

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Courtesy of Foo Fighters

Pearl Jam and Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron, Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and Tool drummer Danny Carey are among the new additions to the lineup for Foo Fighters‘ upcoming Los Angeles tribute concert to late drummer Taylor Hawkins, taking place September 27 at the Kia Forum.

Other artists who’ve joined the bill include The Pretty RecklessTaylor Momsen, Yes vocalist and Hawkins’ childhood friend Jon Davison, Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, Def Leppard bassist Rick Savage and The Cars guitarist Elliot Easton.

Additionally, The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins and pop star Kesha, who performed at the London tribute earlier this month, have been added to the LA lineup.

Previously announced participants, many of whom also played the London concert, include Blink-182‘s Travis Barker, Black Sabbath‘s Geezer Butler, Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott and Phil Collen, The Police‘s Stewart Copeland, Miley Cyrus, David Bowie drummer Omar Hakim, Queens of the Stone Age‘s Josh Homme, James Gang, Joan Jett, Led Zeppelin‘s John Paul Jones, and Rush‘s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson.

Additionally, Dave Grohl‘s daughter Violet and Hawkins’ son Shane will perform. Foo Fighters’ performance of “My Hero” with Shane on drums was widely considered to be the highlight of the six-hour London concert.

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