Contact Us

The Foo Fighters Cover Rolling Stones, Van Halen + More at Firefly Festival

From recording with Paul McCartney to jamming with Jimmy Page, former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl has always waved the classic rock flag loud and proud. He did so once again last night (June 20) with the Foo Fighters by playing a diverse and rocking collection of covers.

The Foos hit the Firefly Festival stage in Dover, Delaware last night in the headliner’s slot. During the show, Grohl teased the release of the band’s new record stating, “Just so you know, we’ve made a new album. We made each song in a different city in America. We did eight songs in eight different cities. Maybe we’ll give ‘em to you at some point.”

Near the end of their set Grohl announced, “We’re gonna do something we’ve never done before. For the next 20 minutes, we’re a bar band called the Holy S-–s that plays classic rock songs.” Among the songs the group played included the Van Halen track ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love,’ the Alice Cooper hit ‘School’s Out,’ the Rolling Stones’ disco dancer ‘Miss You’ and the Queen and David Bowie collaboration ‘Under Pressure.’ The Van Halen is embedded above, while the other three can be found below.

While the Foo Fighters have always been one of ballsiest hard rock groups around, we have to say, the Holy S-–s put on a helluva show.

Watch ‘Under Pressure’

Watch ‘Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love’

Watch ‘School’s Out’

Next: Top 10 Albums of 1991

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ultimateclassicrock.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Ultimate Classic Rock quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!