Chris Stapleton & Brandi Carlile Honor Chris Cornell With Stunning Tribute Performance Of “Hunger Strike”

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What a special night, honoring a rock legend.

Some of music’s best came together to honor Chris Cornell this past Wednesday night, in a five-hour, star-studded tribute concert called: I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell.

Members of Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, Audiosalve, (Cornell’s former bands) Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Metallica, and the Foo Fighters were all in attendance, as was Ryan Adams, Miley Cyrus, Fiona Apple, Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Miguel and Adam Levine. The night was hosted by Jimmi Kimmel, although Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale, Tom Hanks, Courtney Cox and many others were also in attendance to pay their respects.

The event proceeds benefited the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation, along with the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation.

Alongside, Chris Cornell’s old band Temple of the Dog, watch as Chris and Brandi deliver a knockout performance of “Hunger Strike.”

Chris also performed “The Keeper.”

Check out the full set list.

The Melvins 

“Kicking Machine”
“With Your Heart Not Your Hands”
“Heart of Honey”

Rita Wilson

“The Promise”

Nikka Costa and Alain Johannes

“Disappearing One”

Chris Stapleton

“The Keeper”

Foo Fighters 

“No Attention”
“Earache My Eye”
“Girl You Want”
“Everlong (Acoustic)”

Josh Homme

“Rusty Cage”

Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, and Stone Gossard


Miley Cyrus

“Two Drink Minimum”


“Cochise” (with Geezer Butler and Perry Farrell)
“Be Yourself” (with Geezer Butler and Juliette Lewis)
“Set It Off” (with Chris Chaney, Sam Harris and Tim Mcllrath)
“Like A Stone” (with Chris Chaney and Brandi Carlile)
“Show Me How To Live”(with Robert Trujillo and Dave Grohl)

Toni Cornell and Ziggy Marley

“Redemption Song”


“All Your Lies”
“For Whom The Bell Tolls”
“Master of Puppets”
“Head Injury”

Ryan Adams

“Dead Wishes”
“Fell On Black Days”

Temple Of The Dog

“Preaching The End Of The World” (Nikka Costa, Alain Johannes, Stone Gossard, Brendan O’Brien, and Josh Taylor)
“Can’t Change Me” (Nikka Costa, Alain Johannes, Stone Gossard, Eric Avery, and Josh Freese)
“Hunted Down” (William DuVall, Jerry Cantrell, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, and Josh Freese)
“All Night Thing” (Fiona Apple, Brendan O’Brien, David Garza, Jeff Ament, and Matt Chamberlain)
“Reach Down” (Miguel, Nikka Costa, Stone Gossard, Brendan O’Brien, Jeff Ament, and Matt Cameron)
“Say Hello 2 Heaven” (Miley Cyrus, Brendan O’Brien, Stone Gossard, Jeff Ament, and Josh Freese)
“Hunger Strike” (Brandi Carlile, Chris Stapleton, Stone Gossard, Brendan O’Brien, Jeff Ament, and Matt Cameron)


“Rusty Cage” (with Taylor Momsen)
“Flower” (with Marcus Durant)
“Outshined” (with Marcus Durant and Stone Gossard)
“Drawing Flies” (with Taylor Momsen, Buzz Osborne, Matt Demeritt, and Tracy Wanamae)
“Loud Love” (with Taylor Momsen, Tom Morello, and Wayne Kramer)
“I Awake” (with Taylor Hawkins and Buzz Osborne)
“The Day I Tried To Live” (with Taylor Hawkins and Buzz Osborne)
“Black Hole Sun” (with Brandi Carlile, Peter Frampton, Tim Hanseroth, and Phil Hanseroth)

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock