IRON MAIDEN, MOTÖRHEAD, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT Members Perform At MARSHALL 50th-Anniversary Event

Global rock royalty from such bands as IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT, WHITESNAKE, CHICKENFOOT, THE CULT, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, DEEP PURPLE, JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER and BLACK SABBATH took part in last night’s (Saturday, September 22) Marshall 50th-anniversary event at Wembley Arena in London, England. The luminaries celebrated the life and work of revolutionary amp pioneer Jim Marshall with an unparalleled display of rock virtuosity.

Following the sad news of Jim‘s death in April, the event, which was already planned to commemorate Marshall‘s 50th anniversary, was ultimately held in honor of the legendary man and his remarkable life.

IRON MAIDEN‘s Nicko McBrain compèred the event and was joined by the world’s most legendary guitarists, acclaimed musicians and Marshall enthusiasts.

A full review — including photos — is available at Examiner.com.

Check out fan-filmed video footage below.

Marshall died in April at the age of 88. A message posted at the web site of Marshall Amplification, the company he founded 50 years ago, stated, “Jim‘s ascent into the history books as ‘the Father of Loud’ and the man responsible for ‘the Sound of Rock’ is a true rags-to-riches tale. Cruelly robbed of his youth by tubercular bones, Jim rose to become one of the four forefathers responsible for creating the tools that allowed rock guitar as we know and love it today to be born. The groundbreaking quartet also included the late, great trio of Leo Fender, Les Paul and Seth Lover — together with Jim, they truly are the cornerstones of all things rock.”

The site described Marshall as “a legendary man who led a full and truly remarkable life.”

The cause of Marshall‘s death was not announced.

A former singer, drummer and music shop owner, Marshall eventually landed a job as an electrical engineer that helped him design a transportable amplifier to use at his own live shows. Consulting with musicians like THE WHO‘s Pete Townshend and DEEP PURPLE‘s Ritchie Blackmore, Marshall refined his invention and opened Marshall Amplification in 1962.

By the mid-1960s, he had created the classic Marshall Stack, consisting of one head containing the actual amplifier, on top of two stacked loudspeaker cabinets each containing four 12-inch loudspeakers arranged in a square layout. The setup has become an iconic symbol of rock music played as loud as possible.

01. Instrumental Jam

* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

02. Love Removal Machine (THE CULT cover)

* Corey Taylor
* Billy Duffy
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy

03. Heaven And Hell (BLACK SABBATH cover)

* Tim “Ripper” Owens
* Doug Aldrich
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

04. Slide It In (WHITESNAKE cover)

* Tim “Ripper” Owens
* Doug Aldrich
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

05. Flight Of Icarus (IRON MAIDEN cover)

* Tim “Ripper” Owens
* Doug Aldrich
* Nicko McBrain
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George

06. Living After Midnight (JUDAS PRIEST cover)

* Tim “Ripper” Owens
* Doug Aldrich
* Nicko McBrain
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Corey Taylor
* Nick Bowcott

07. Cheap Sunglasses (ZZ TOP cover)

* Paul Gilbert
* Mike Portnoy
* Eli Gilbert
* Jaz Lochrie

08. Manic Depression (JIMI HENDRIX cover)

* Paul Gilbert
* Mike Portnoy
* Eli Gilbert
* Jaz Lochrie

09. Rocky Mountain Way (JOE WALSH cover)

* Paul Gilbert
* Mike Portnoy
* Eli Gilbert
* Jaz Lochrie

10. Still In Love With You (THIN LIZZY cover)

* Corey Taylor
* Phil Campbell
* Jaz Lochrie
* Brian Tichy
* Tyler Campbell

11. Ace Of Spades (MOTÖRHEAD cover)

* Corey Taylor
* Phil Campbell
* Jaz Lochrie
* Brian Tichy
* Kerry King

12. Mouth For War (PANTERA cover)

* Kerry King
* Nick Bowcott
* Jaz Lochrie
* Brian Tichy
* Corey Taylor

13. Hell Bent For Leather (JUDAS PRIEST cover)

* Kerry King
* Nick Bowcott
* Jaz Lochrie
* Brian Tichy
* Tim “Ripper” Owens

14. Fairies Wear Boots (BLACK SABBATH cover)

* Zakk Wylde
* Kerry King
* Jaz Lochrie
* Brian Tichy

15. Into The Void (BLACK SABBATH cover)

* Zakk Wylde
* Nick Bowcott
* Jaz Lochrie
* Brian Tichy

16. Stillborn (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY)

* Zakk Wylde
* Nick Bowcott
* Jaz Lochrie
* Brian Tichy

17. Baroque And Roll

* Yngwie Malmsteen
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

18. Evil Eye

* Yngwie Malmsteen
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

19. Guitar Solo

20. Far Beyond The Sun

* Yngwie Malmsteen
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

21. Satch Boogie

* Joe Satriani
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy

22. Always With Me, Always With You

* Joe Satriani
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy

23. Goin’ Down (FREDDIE KING cover)

* Joe Satriani
* Paul Gilbert
* Nicko McBrain
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George

24. Black Country (BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION)

* Glenn Hughes
* Søren Andersen
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

25. Soul Mover

* Glenn Hughes
* Søren Andersen
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

26. Mr. Big (FREE cover)

* Glenn Hughes
* Søren Andersen
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman
* Andy Fraser

27. Mistreated (DEEP PURPLE cover) / Rock Me Baby (B.B. KING cover)

* Glenn Hughes
* Søren Andersen
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman
* Yngwie Malmsteen

28. Smoke On The Water (DEEP PURPLE cover)

* Glenn Hughes
* Tim “Ripper” Owens
* Joe Satriani
* Yngwie Malmsteen
* Phil Campbell
* Paul Gilbert
* Doug Aldrich
* Søren Andersen
* Nicko McBrain
* Tobi Earnshaw
* Jaz Lochrie
* Chris George
* Brian Tichy
* Adam Wakeman

Band:

* Chris George – Guitar
* Nick Bowcott – Guitar
* Jaz Lochrie – Bass
* Brian Tichy – Drums
* Adam Wakeman – Keyboards

Guests:

* Al Murray – MC
* Andy Fraser – Bass
* Billy Duffy – Guitar
* Corey Taylor – Vocals
* Doug Aldrich – Guitar
* Emi Gilbert – Keyboards
* Glenn Hughes – Vocals/Bass
* Joe Satriani – Guitar
* Kerry King – Guitar
* Mike Portnoy – Drums
* Nicko McBrain – Drums/MC
* Paul Gilbert – Guitar/Vocals
* Phil Campbell – Guitar
* Søren Andersen – Guitar
* Tim “Ripper” Owens – Vocals
* Tyler Campbell – Guitar
* Yngwie J. Malmsteen – Guitar
* Zakk Wylde – Guitar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comment