Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder auctioning guitars to benefit The Edge's Music Rising charity

Dave Grohl and Eddie Vedder are all taking part in an auction benefiting Music Rising, a charity organization co-founded by U2 guitarist The Edge and producer Bob Ezrin.

The Foo Fighters frontman is contributing a signed Gibson Explorer guitar, while the Pearl Jam vocalist will be offering the guitar he smashed on stage during a 2018 concert.

Other participating artists include U2's Bono and Adam Clayton, Slash, Noel Gallagher, Rush's Alex Lifeson, Lenny Kravitz, Alice Cooper, Coldplay's Chris Martin, KISS' Paul Stanley, The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood, Halestorm's Lzzy Hale, Kings of Leon, Green Day, Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Joan Jett, and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello.

The auction, which takes place December 11, will also feature several guitars from The Edge himself, as well as from the late Lou Reed.

Music Rising was first formed in 2005 to support New Orleans and Gulf South-area musicians in need following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The auction will raise money for those musicians now affected by the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.

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