Chris Cornell Tribute Concert Announced Feat. Foo Fighters, Metallica & Soundgarden

"I Am The Highway"

Chris Cornell Tribute Concert Announced Feat. Foo Fighters, Metallica & Soundgarden Chris Cornell Official/ Instagram

Chris Cornell's family have announced a tribute concert to the late musician will take place in Los Angeles in the new year.

"I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell" will see members from Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog line-up alongside the Foo Fighters, Metallica and Ryan Adams for a star-studded gig at The Forum on January 16.

It will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

A concert poster uploaded to the official Chris Cornell Instagram account also indicated that proceeds raised from the show will benefit the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (EBMRF) and the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation.

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"We are honoured 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," Vicky Cornell said. 

"We look forward to sharing this night with all the fans."

Tickets are onsale this Friday, November 16 10am PT (which would be Saturday November 17 5am AEDT) at Ticketmaster; according to the announcement, each ticket will also include a copy of Cornell's self-titled career retrospective album.

For anyone not lucky enough to attend the show, a 64-song limited-edition box-set - which includes 11 unreleased Cornell tracks - will be released on the same day.

Cornell died on May 18, 2017, after a Soundgarden concert in Detroit at the age of 52.

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