The Foo Fighters have announced special guests for upcoming Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts in London and Los Angeles.
With the approval of Hawkins’ family, the Foo Fighters will pay tribute to their late drummer with “all-star rock shows” at Wembley Stadium in London on September 3 and the Kia Forum in Los Angeles on September 27.
Both shows will see appearances and performances from friends, fans and former Hawkins collaborators. In London, the guest list includes Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson from RUSH, Liam Gallagher, Roger Taylor and Brian May from Queen, Stewart Copeland from The Police, Chris Chaney from Jane’s Addiction, Joshua Homme from Queens of the Stone Age, Chrissie Hynde of Pretenders, Dave Chappelle, Wolfgang Van Halen, Omar Hakim and members of Hawkins cover band Chevy Metal.
Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson from RUSH, Alanis Morissette, Miley Cyrus, Chad Smith from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Brad Wilk from Rage Against the Machine, Brian May and Roger Taylor from Queens, Joshua Homme from Queens of the Stone Age and Jon Theodore, Joan Jett, Stewart Copeland of The Police, Chris Chaney of Jane’s Addiction, Gene Simmons, Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe, Mark Ronson, Omar Hakim and Chevy Metal.
Other special guests will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for both concerts go on sale Friday, June 17 at 9 a.m. local time. Proceeds will go to UK and UK charities chosen by the Hawkins family.