Friday, January 13, 2012

VIDEO: Velvet Revolver reunite for benefit show

For one night only, Velvet Revolver put aside their differences to reunite for a benefit show.

"Love You Madly: A Concert For John O'Brien" at West Hollywood, California's House of Blues was put together as a tribute to composer and music supervisor O'Brien, who was found dead in a Chicago hotel room on August 20 at age 45; the event was also a fundraiser for his family.

The evening marked the first time the band performed together since singer Scott Weiland departed in 2008 for a return to Stone Temple Pilots.

VR played a four-song set — including a cover version of the Pink Floyd classic "Wish You Were Here.”

The band's setlist was as follows:

01. Sucker Train Blues
02. She Builds Quick Machines
03. Slither
04. Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd cover)

“Those of u who could come down to the HOB tonight & support the cause did a wonderful thing. The O'Briens thank u for your help,” posted Slash “If u couldn't be there, its all good, we know u were there in spirit!”

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Velvet Revolver – Sucker Train Blues
House Of Blues - Hollywood, CA – January 12, 2012

Velvet Revolver – She Builds Quick Machines (partial)
House Of Blues - Hollywood, CA – January 12, 2012

Velvet Revolver – Wish You Were Here (partial)
Original by Pink Floyd
House Of Blues - Hollywood, CA – January 12, 2012

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