Over the weekend (July 4, to be exact), Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl returned to the stage for the first time after breaking his leg during a gig in June. Playing a hometown show at Washington, D.C's Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Foo Fighters topped the bill at a gig in celebration of their 20th anniversary.
As you might have heard, over the weekend, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg onstage at a show in Sweden (see the video below)—and returned to the stage in a cast to finish the show. The singer/guitarist/drummer recently issued a statement on what exactly happened as well as tour date cancellations. You can read it below.
Here’s a great Video Find for you Foo Fighters fans. It’s Dave Grohl and Co. performing “Everlong” acoustically back in 1999. The clip opens up with Grohl picking The Beatles’ “Blackbird,” as he attempts to get drummer Taylor Hawkins to sing Paul McCartney’s vocals. The band then kicks in to an emotional performance of “Everlong,” a track that appears of the second Foo Fighters LP, 1997’s The Colour and the Shape.