FOO FIGHTERS performed their first official live performance with new drummer Josh Freese Wednesday evening (Might 24) at Financial institution Of New Hampshire Pavilion At Meadowbrook in Gilford, New Hampshire. The band launched the 21-song set with “Rescued”, the lead single from FOO FIGHTERS‘ upcoming album, “However Right here We Are”, and carried out three different cuts from the LP, “Underneath You”, “Nothing At All” and the title observe. The remainder of the live performance included the primary efficiency of “Chilly Day In The Solar” in 5 years, and frontman Dave Grohl‘s daughter Violet becoming a member of the band onstage for “Disgrace Disgrace”.
The setlist was as follows:
01. Rescued (stay debut)
03. No Son Of Mine
04. Study To Fly
05. Occasions Like These
06. Underneath You (stay debut)
07. The Pretender
08. However Right here We Are (stay debut)
10. The Sky Is A Neighborhood
11. My Hero
12. This Is A Name
13. All My Life
14. Nothing At All (stay debut)
15. Disgrace Disgrace (with Violet Grohl)
16. These Days
17. Chilly Day In The Solar
18. Monkey Wrench
19. Greatest Of You
FOO FIGHTERS will subsequent carry out this Friday (Might 26) on the Boston Calling pageant on the Harvard Athletic Complicated in Boston, Massachusetts. There can even be a number of different pageant stops, together with Bonnaroo in June, Pageant D’Ete De Quebec in July, Exterior Lands in August, the Ohana, additionally in August, and Chicago’s Riot Fest in September.
The band revealed Freese as a part of its new touring lineup on Sunday (Might 21) throughout a pre-tour livestream referred to as “Foo Fighters: Making ready Music For Concert events”. Freese was unveiled because the drummer in the course of the livestream after comedic cameos by Flea of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Tommy Lee of MÖTLEY CRÜE and Danny Carey of TOOL.
Freese was most not too long ago drumming for Danny Elfman however was not too long ago changed by Ilan Rubin. Freese was additionally touring with THE OFFSPRING up till final 12 months, with former SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Brandon Pertzborn stepping in to formally change him a few weeks in the past.
Freese replaces longtime FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins, who tragically handed away in March 2022 on the age of fifty.
Freese beforehand performed with the FOO FIGHTERS on the tribute concert events to Hawkins in 2022.
Freese is a veteran session drummer who has carried out with GUNS N’ ROSES, A PERFECT CIRCLE, PUDDLE OF MUDD, NINE INCH NAILS, WEEZER, PARAMORE, THE REPLACEMENTS, Sting and THE VANDALS, amongst many others. He has additionally performed greater than 300 recordings ranging in genres from pop to rock to nation.
FOO FIGHTERS‘ eleventh album, “However Right here We Are”, can be launched on June 2 on Roswell/RCA.
Hawkins was discovered lifeless in a resort room in Colombia, shortly earlier than FOO FIGHTERS have been on account of play a pageant in Bogotá.
No reason for demise was introduced, though a toxicology report confirmed traces of 10 substances in his physique, together with opioids, marijuana and anti-depressants.
Investigators didn’t say whether or not the combo of medicine was an element.
Hawkins had been the FOO FIGHTERS drummer for 25 years, taking on from unique drummer William Goldsmith in 1997. He’s survived by his spouse Alison and their three kids.
FOO FIGHTERS staged two tribute concert events in honor of Hawkins. The primary tribute live performance came about September 3, 2022 at London’s Wembley Stadium. A Los Angeles live performance was held on September 27, 2022 and raised cash for Musicares and Music Help charities and served as a farewell get together for Hawkins‘s adopted hometown.
Different notable tributes to come back within the months following Hawkins‘s demise included a phase finally 12 months’s Grammy Awards, a drum circle in Taylor‘s hometown, and a stay efficiency of the FOO FIGHTERS tune “My Hero” by greater than 1,000 musicians.
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