Added on 26-May-2006
Queen + Paul Rodgers and the Foo Fighters jammed at the event last night. This is what took place.Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley and ex-GUNS N' ROSES axeman Gilby Clarke joined an all-star band consisting of Rob Zombie (vocals), Slash (guitar; VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Tommy Lee (drums; MÖTLEY CRÜE), and Scott Ian (bass — yes, bass; ANTHRAX) for a rendition of the KISS classic "God of Thunder" as a tribute to KISS at the first annual "VH1 Rock Honors" Thursday night (May 25). Meanwhile, QUEEN guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor made a surprise appearance with FOO FIGHTERS, who were paying tribute to QUEEN at the event.
"VH1 Rock Honors" is the first-ever show to pay homage to the legends who influenced the sound of hard rock. This year's celebration honors the music and influence of JUDAS PRIEST, KISS, QUEEN and DEF LEPPARD. Premiering on Wednesday, May 31 at 9:00 p.m., "VH1 Rock Honors" was taped at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will include performances by all of the honorees as well as tribute performances by GODSMACK (who are paying tribute to JUDAS PRIEST), FOO FIGHTERS and THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS (DEF LEPPARD).
"VH1 Rock Honors" setlist – May 25, 2006 at Mandalay Bay Events Center - Las Vegas, NV:
FOO FIGHTERS w/ Brian May and Roger Taylor:
01. Tie Your Mother Down
01. Under Pressure
02. The Show Must Go On
03. We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions