7/18/2008

QOTSA To Headline Shneider Benefit

August 16th has been set as the date for a benefit concert at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre for the late Natasha Shneider by Queens of the Stone Age, for whom Shneider was once a touring keyboardist. Also slated to appear are PJ Harvey, Tenacious D, former Soundgarden and current Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron, alongside The Distillers' frontwoman Brody Dalle, Eagles of Death Metal's Jesse Hughes, ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons, Masters of Reality's Chris Goss, and Alain Johannes, Shneider's husband and bandmate in Eleven.

Proceeds will go to cover Shneider's medical bills, who died of cancer on July 2nd. Donations can also be made at www.natashashneider.org

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