"This is my new favorite Foo Fighters song": Watch Joe Walsh blow Taylor Hawkins away with a one-take solo

Butch Vig (left) and Joe Walsh, seated at Rancho de la Luna Studio/Taylor Hawkins
(Image credit: Carlos Costa/YouTube)

In 2013, Foo Fighters set out to make a record unlike any they had made before.

The album – which, under the name Sonic Highways, would be released the following year – features eight tracks that were cut in eight different legendary studios, with location-specific guests contributing to each song. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.