Official press release:
The IX Lives IX Lives Benefit -- organized to help Eyehategod
frontman Mike IX Williams
with his mounting medical expenses following a successful liver transplant at the end of the year - transpired this past weekend. The magical three days of love, respect, and outstanding music took place at Siberia and Poor Boys venues in Williams' hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana and raised over $20,000.
The event -- which is sure to to be talked about for years to come -- featured appearances by Crowbar, Superjoint, Goatwhore, Classhole, Mountain Of Wizard, Flesh Parade, Somethings Burning, Gristnam, Thou, Weather Warlock, Dummy Dumpster, Child Bite, Bower, Bruce Lamont, Fat Stupid Ugly People, Suplecs, Pallbearers, Die Rottz, Lethal Aggression and Recluse, all bound together for one cause. Eyehategod closed Saturday night's show with a host of guest singers including Philip H. Anselmo (Superjoint, Down), Ben Falgoust (Goatwhore, Soilent Green), Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Brain Tentacles, Corrections House), Hollise Murphy (Fat Stupid Ugly People), Shawn Knight (Child Bite), and more.
View fan-filmed footage of The IX Lives IX Lives Benefit at this location: