Veteran rocker Alice Cooper presented the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award to former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell for Cornell's "dedication an support of the MusiCares MAP Fund and his devotion to helping other addicts with the recovery process" at the third-annual MusiCares Map Fund Benefit concert, which took place this past Friday (May 11) at the Henry Fonda Music Box Theatre in Hollywood, CA.The MusiCares MAP Fund provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment regardless of their financial situation. The benefit also honored independent music promoter Jeff McClusky with the MusiCares From the Heart Award for his work with the organization. The dinner featured performances by Cornell, ARMY OF ANYONE, DEPECHE MODE singer David Gahan and others. Check out pictures from Wire Image, Film Magic. METALLICA frontman James Hetfield was last year's recipient of the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award. Cornell went through rehab for alcohol and painkillers in early 2002.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appears next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).