Paul McCartney To Induct Foo Fighters Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Paul McCartney is set to induct Foo Fighters into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. The ceremony will take place at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse In Cleveland, OH on October 30 and it will air on HBO and HBO Max on November 20. Here’s the full list of confirmed guests:

* Angela Bassett inducting Tina Turner, with performances by Christina Aguilera, Mickey Guyton, H.E.R. and Bryan Adams
* Taylor Swift inducting Carole King, with performances by Taylor Swift and Jennifer Hudson
* Drew Barrymore inducting The Go-Go’S
* Paul McCartney inducting Foo Fighters
* Lionel Richie inducting Clarence Avant for the Ahmet Ertegun Award

[via Blabbermouth]

Foo Fighters Release “Preservation Hall Jazz Band Re-Version” Of “Chasing Birds”

Foo Fighters have released a “Preservation Hall Jazz Band Re-Version” of their song “Chasing Birds.“ The track, which features The Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s Ben Jaffe, Charlie Gabriel, Clint Maedgen, Walter Harris, Branden Lewis and Ronnell Johnson, can be streamed below. As previously reported, this track and a “re-version” of “Making A Fire” will be released on 7″ vinyl as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday (November 26).

Foo Fighters To Headline 2022 Innings Festival

Foo Fighters are among the headliners for the 2022 Innings Festival. That event will take place at Tempe Beach Park and Tempe Arts Park in Arizona on February 26-27 and it will also feature: Tame Impala, St. Vincent, My Morning Jacket, Dashboard Confessional, and more.

Foo Fighters To Release “Re-Versioned” 7 Inch As Part Of Record Store Day’s Black Friday

Foo Fighters have announced that they will be releasing a “Re-Versioned” 7 inch as part of Record Store Day’s Black Friday (November 26). The effort will include a “re-version” edition of “Making A Fire” featuring members of The Dap-Kings, The Budos Band, Antibalas, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, etc. and a “re-version” edition of “Chasing Birds” featuring Ben Jaffe, Charlie Gabriel, Clint Maedgen, Walter Harris, Branden Lewis, Ronnell Johnson, etc.

Nandi Bushell Shares Video Documenting Her Recent Performance With Foo Fighters

As previously reported, Nandi Bushell, the music prodigy who once defeated Dave Grohl in a drum battle, joined Foo Fighters onstage for a performance of “Everlong” during their August 26 show at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. Now, Bushell has shared a new video that documents the experience. You can watch that clip below:

Watch Foo Fighters Perform With Dancing Mascots During “Dreamforce 2021”

During Foo Fighters’ September 21 set at Salesforce‘s “Dreamforce 2021” event in San Francisco, CA, the band were joined onstage by some dancing mascots. You can see some footage of that below:

[via The PRP]

Dave Grohl Says Foo Fighters Might Make “An Insane Prog-Rock Record”

During a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Dave Grohl offered some insight into the next Foo Fighters album. Nothing is in the works at the moment, but the frontman did confirm that the group have some vague ideas:

“Every album that we’ve made is a response to the one we made before. So now there are whispers of making an insane prog-rock record.”

Watch Foo Fighters’ Performance From The 2021 MTV Video Music Awards

Last night (September 12), Foo Fighters performed a medley featuring “Learn To Fly,“ “Shame Shame,” and “Everlong” during the 2021 MTV Music Video Awards at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. You can see footage of that below. Notably, the band were also presented with the “Global Icon” award during the ceremony.