Foo Fighters Share Footage Of Entire 2008 Wembley Stadium Show

Foo Fighters have shared footage of their entire June 7, 2008 concert at Wembley Stadium in London, England. You can watch that below. Notably, the band performed covers of Led Zeppelin’s “Rock And Roll” and “Ramble On” with Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones during this show.

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Pens New Op-Ed On The Return Of Live Shows In The Future

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl has penned an inspiring op-ed, titled “The Day The Live Concert Returns,” for The Atlantic. The piece finds the frontman discussing the powerful nature of concerts and what they mean to people. You can read the full article HERE and an excerpt below:

“In today’s world of fear and unease and social distancing, it’s hard to imagine sharing experiences like these ever again. I don’t know when it will be safe to return to singing arm in arm at the top of our lungs, hearts racing, bodies moving, souls bursting with life. But I do know that we will do it again, because we have to. It’s not a choice. We’re human.”

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Surprises Frontline Healthcare Worker With “Everlong” Performance On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

On last night’s (April 27) episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, Dave Grohl surprised TJ Riley, a huge Foo Fighters fan and nurse in Bronx, NY, with a performance of “Everlong.“ You can see footage of that below. Riley recently recovered from COVID-19 after contracting the disease while working on the frontline. In addition to the performance, Riley and his co-worker also received a monetary donation and gift packages on behalf of Life Is Good.

Foo Fighters Cancel DC Jam, Announce Rescheduled European Shows

Foo Fighters have been forced to cancel the DC Jam festival in Landover, MD due to the coronavirus pandemic. With this news, the band have also postponed their European dates to 2021.

Here’s the new European dates for next year:

06/08 Berlin, GER – Waldbuhne
06/14-15 Nimes, FRA – Festival de Nimes
06/17 Valencia, SPA – Ciudad de Las Artes y Las Ciencias
06/19 Lisbon, POR – Rock In Rio Lisbon

A new date for the I-Days festival in Milan, Italy is still pending. In addition to these shows, the band also still have a 2020 North American tour booked:

10/01 Hamilton, ON – FirstOntario Centre
10/03 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
10/05 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
10/07 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
10/09 Knoxville, TN – Thompson-Boling Arena
10/13 Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
10/15 Green Bay, WI – Resch Center
10/17 Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena
12/01 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
12/03 Albuquerque, NM – Santa Ana Star Center
12/05 Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena

Foo Fighters, Royal Blood, Biffy Clyro, Etc. Members Featured On “Times Like These” Charity Single

The BBC recently brought together over 20 artists to perform Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” for a new charity single. Now, a video for the track can be seen below. In addition to the band’s own Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, the track also features Royal Blood, Yungblud, Biffy Clyro, Chris Martin (Coldplay), 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Dua Lipa, and more. As previously reported, the UK net profits from the single will be combined with funds raised by “The Big Night In” and will be distributed between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief. International net profits will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

Over 20 Artists To Cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” For Charity

The BBC are bringing together over 20 artists to cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” for a new charity single. A video for the track will premiere during BBC One’s “The Big Night In” fundraising event on Thursday (April 23) and fans will also be able to hear it across Radio 1, Radio 2, 1Xtra, 6Music, Asian Network, and on demand on BBC Sounds. The UK net profits from the single will be combined with funds raised by “The Big Night In” and will be distributed between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief. International net profits will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Here’s all the artists taking part: 5 Seconds Of Summer, AJ Tracey, Anne-Marie, Bastille, Biffy Clyro, Celeste, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Dermot Kennedy, Dua Lipa, Ellie Goulding, Grace Carter, Hailee Steinfeld, Jess Glynne, Mabel, Paloma Faith, Rag’n’Bone Man, Rita Ora, Royal Blood, Sam Fender, Sean Paul, Sigrid, Yungblud, and Zara Larsson.

[via Blabbermouth]

Foo Fighters Postpone Remaining Dates On Their 25th Anniversary Tour

Foo Fighters have officially postponed the remaining dates on their spring 25th anniversary tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s the new dates:

10/01 Hamilton, ON – FirstOntario Centre
10/03 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
10/05 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
10/07 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
10/09 Knoxville, TN – Thompson-Boling Arena
10/13 Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
10/15 Green Bay, WI – Resch Center
10/17 Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena
12/01 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
12/03 Albuquerque, NM – Santa Ana Star Center
12/05 Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena

Watch Footage Of Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl & Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Performing During “iHeart Living Room Concert For America”

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) and Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) were among the artists that took part in the “iHeart Living Room Concert for America” last night (March 29). You can see footage of Grohl performing “My Hero“ and Armstrong performing “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” on the program below:

Foo Fighters Postpone Several Dates On 25th Anniversary Tour

Foo Fighters have postponed the April dates on their spring 25th anniversary tour due to the coronavirus pandemic. The shows will now take place in December

Dave Grohl commented:

“Hi, this is Dave. Remember me? The guy who wouldn’t even postpone a show when my goddamn leg was falling off?

Well… playing a gig with a sock full of broken bones is one thing, but playing a show when YOUR health and safety is in jeopardy is another…

We fuckin’ love you guys. So let’s do this right and rain check shit. The album is done, and it’s fuckin’ killer. The lights and stage are in the trucks, ready to go. The SECOND we are given the go ahead, we’ll come tear shit up like we always do. Promise.

Now go wash your hands.

Dave”

The following rescheduled dates have been announced:

12/01 Oklahoma City, OK – Chesapeake Energy Arena
12/03 Albuquerque, NM – Santa Ana Star Center
12/05 Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena

The group are still working on rescheduling their Wichita, KS and Knoxville, TN dates as well. For now, their May dates are still a go:

05/10 Green Bay, WI – Resch Center
05/12 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
05/14 Cincinnati, OJ – Heritage Bank Center
05/16 Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
05/18 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
05/20 Hamilton, ON – FirstOntario Centre