Last night, Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen took the stage with Foo Fighters on Late Show With David Letterman to perform Cheap Trick's 1978 tune "Stiff Competition." Dave Grohl played drums while Taylor Hawkins did his best Robin Zander imitation, right down to the white suit.
Dave Grohl & Co., also known as Foo Fighters, have premiered "Something from Nothing," the first song from their new album, Sonic Highways. Sonic Highways, which will be released worldwide November 10, was recorded in eight studios in eight different American cities. It will be previewed in a new HBO documentary series, directed by Grohl, called Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways that will premiere tomorrow night, October 17.
Monday night, Foo Fighters and Zac Brown ripped into Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" on 'Late Show With David Letterman.' Last night, they were joined by Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson for a performance of Heart's classic single, "Kick It Out."
Last night, David Letterman's Foo Fighters Week got off to an odd start when Zac Brown teamed up with Foo Fighters to cover Black Sabbath's "War Pigs." "Well there, you see, that's what we're talking about," Letterman said. "Zac Brown. Black Sabbath. Foo Fighters. I don't know, what do you kids want from me?"
A new trailer for Sonic Highways — the upcoming HBO documentary that follows the making of Foo Fighters' new album of the same name — has hit the online universe. It features a snippet of a new song by the band, "The Feast & the Famine." Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments or on Facebook.
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.
We don't know about you, but around here, September brings to mind tours and massive live shows — probably because it's the only month where summer and fall, the two biggest touring seasons, collide. So, as our thoughts turn to the gigs we've reported on, witnessed and celebrated in recent weeks and months, we thought we'd get our readers — as in, you! — involved as we attempt to pick rock's greatest live band or artist!
Foo Fighters have officially announced the premiere date of the Dave Grohl-directed HBO documentary series Sonic Highways. They've also confirmed that the first single off their new album will be released the same day.