Metal Allegiance + Mark Osegueda, Arejay Hale & Chris Jericho Honor Deep Purple’s Jon Lord With ‘Space Truckin’ Cover
If you missed Metal Allegiance's 'Tribute to Fallen Heroes' at City National Grove in Anaheim, Calif. on Jan. 20, don't worry because you can relive all the magic! We were on site to stream the show live as a rotating cast of rock and metal icons took the stage to honor rockers we've lost. Here, the band celebrated Deep Purple legend Jon Lord with a cover of "Space Truckin'."
After an introductory speech (seen below), Mike Portnoy, Alex Skolnick, Phil Demmel and Mark Menghi were joined by WWE wrestler and Fozzy singer Chris Jericho, Death Angel frontman Mark Osegueda and Halestorm's Arejay Hale, who played on the second drum kit onstage next to Portnoy. No keyboardist was present, but Skolnick was more than capable of handling it all.
Lord passed away on 2012 at the age of 71 from a pulmonary embolism. Watch the song tribute above and see what Portnoy said about the icon below.
Metal Allegiance Honor Deep Purple's Jon Lord
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