Chris Cornell is finally getting the tribute concert he deserves.
I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell will take place on January 16th at the Forum in L.A. and feature members of his three bands: Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog. Foo Fighters, Metallica and Ryan Adams and others will also perform.
Jimmy Kimmel will host.
Cornell's widow Vicky says his family is "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."
The show will benefit the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation, which works to protect vulnerable children, as well as the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation, which raises funds for and awareness of this genetic disorder.
Tickets go on sale on Friday at 10 a.m. PT via Ticketmaster. Each online ticket purchased will include a copy of Cornell’s self-titled career retrospective album. The 17-track album and a 64-track box set will be released on Friday. .