Slash, Zakk Wylde and Dee Snider are among the many hard rock artists featured to an upcoming compilation paying tribute to late Mountain frontman Leslie West.
The Guns N’ Roses icon plays guitar on a rendition of Mountain’s signature song, “Mississippi Queen,” with vocals from Dirty Honey‘s Marc LaBelle. Wylde contributes a cover of “Blood of the Sun,” while Snider sings on two songs: “Theme for an Imaginary Western” and “Never in My Life.”
The album, dubbed Legacy: A Tribute to Leslie West, arrives March 25, 2022. You can download Wylde’s version of “Blood of the Sun” now via digital outlets.
Other contributing artists include The Doors‘ Robby Krieger, The Cars‘ Elliot Easton, Randy Bachman, former Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman, ex-Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre, former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, Deep Purple guitarist Steve Morse, former Rainbow singer Joe Lynn Turner, current Rainbow singer Ronnie Romero, Dokken‘s George Lynch, and Yngwie Malmsteen.
West passed away last December at age 75.
Here’s the Legacy track list:
“Blood of the Sun” feat. Zakk Wylde
“Nantucket Sleighride (To Owen Coffin)” feat. Joe Lynn Turner & Marty Friedman
“Theme for an Imaginary Western” feat. Dee Snider, Eddie Ojeda, Rudy Sarzo, Mike Portnoy, Francesco Saglietti
“For Yasgur’s Farm” feat. Joe Lynn Turner & Martin Barre
“Why Dontcha” feat. Steve Morse & Ronnie Romero
“Sittin’ on a Rainbow” feat. Elliot Easton & Ronnie Romero
“Never in My Life” feat. Dee Snider & George Lynch
“The Doctor” feat. Robby Krieger & Ronnie Romero
“Silver Paper” feat. Charlie Starr
“Money (Whatcha Gonna Do)/By the River” feat. Bachman & Bachman
“Long Red” feat. Yngwie Malmsteen & Teddy Rondinelli
“Mississippi Queen” feat. Slash & Marc LaBelle
Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.