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Foo Fighters Team Up With Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen Again

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Foo Fighters and Rick Nielsen performed 'Something from Nothing' on the 'Late Show with David Letterman' last night (Oct. 17).

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Rick Nielsen Joins Foo Fighters for Cover of Cheap Trick’s ‘Stiff Competition’

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After bringing out Zac Brown, Heart and Tony Joe White to join them for the first three nights of their week-long 'Late Show with David Letterman' residency, the Foo Fighters gave themselves a tough act to follow on Thursday.

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Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen Has Loaned Guitars to Rock’s Finest

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He's one of rock's most distinctive axemen, but even when he isn't slinging riffs and peeling off licks, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen is a bona fide guitar hero.

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Top 10 Rick Nielsen Cheap Trick Songs

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For nearly 40 years, Rick Nielsen has been the commander-in-chief of one of the greatest rock and roll bands in the world. Cheap Trick has been his vision, and as lead guitarist and primary songwriter, Nielsen helped shape the sound, style and attack of the band. More than ably helped by bassist Tom Petersson, drummer Bun E. Carlos and the one and only Robin Zander on vocals, Cheap Trick have been a musical force of few peers since first letting those power chords fly.

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Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen Recalls His First Musical Memory

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Sometimes it's a guitar lick, sometimes it's seeing someone on TV, but for Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen, his first musical memory came from his father and an accidental stage appearance.

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Rick Nielsen, Cheap Trick Exhibit Opens in Band’s Hometown Museum

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Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen isn't ready to be relegated to relic status just yet. Still, fans will be happy to know that the man, his legendary band -- and yes, all those guitars -- are the subject of a special exhibit at the Burpee Museum Of Natural History, located in the band's hometown of Rockford, Ill.

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