TheSunflowerJam.comThe annual sixth Sunflower Jam benefit concert took place September 16 at London's Royal Albert Hall, and featured some jaw-dropping onstage collaborations. Among the many stars who performed at the event were Alice Cooper, ***** guitarist Brian May, Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones, Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice and Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickenson. Backing many of the guest artists was a house band that included ex-Whitesnake guitarist Micky *****, former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth, and longtime Paul McCartney keyboardist Paul "Wix" Wickens.
According to *****'s official website, the show's highlights included May, Jones and Paice teaming up for a rendition of Deep Purple's "Black Night," and May joining Cooper for a version of the shock rocker's classic "School's Out." The evening ended with many of the musicians joining forces on a cover of the Deep Purple anthem "Smoke on the Water." Visit *****Online.com top check out the concerts full set list, and MetalHammer.co.uk to view photos from the extravaganza.
The Sunflower Jam was co-founded in 2006 by Paice's wife, Jacky, and raises money to support holistic and alternative healing programs in the United Kingdom.
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