Brad Pitt’s Major Role At Chris Cornell Tribute Show Revealed


Variety reports that the host committee for the January 16, 2019 Chris Cornell tribute show ‘I Am The Highway’ in Los Angeles at the Forum includes Brad Pitt, Vicky Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Cameron, Josh and Kathryn Brolin, Jimmy Kimmel, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, Courteney Cox, Kaley Cuoco, David Spade, John Carter Cash, Linda Ramone, Andrea & Paul Joseph, Cynthia Pett, Peter Berg, Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Marc Gurvitz & Julianne Phillips, Ron Laffitte, Michael Rapino, Brent Smith and Lisa Engel, Michele Bernstein, Patrick Whitesell, Scott Sartiano, Michael Cooper, Nicholas Karayiannis, Eric Esrailian, and Paul and Renee Haas. Jimmy Kimmel will serve as the host.

Surviving members of Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog will perform at the show, along with Foo Fighters, Metallica, Ryan Adams, and more. Cornell died by suicide in May 2017.

“We are 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. We look forward to sharing this night with all the fans,” said Vicky Cornell.

The show will benefit the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation and The Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation. A Chris Cornell retrospective album is set for release on Friday, featuring the unreleased song “When Bad Does Good”.