The Foo Fighters go under cover.
Over the weekend the Foo Fighters took some time out of their Sonic Highways world tour to play a pop-up gig at a state fair in California. Actually, they booked themselves as ‘Chevy Metal’, and played a bunch of classic and hard rock covers for the surprised and appreciative crowd. Check out the video of them covering AC/DC’s Let There Be Rock. The carousel in the background is a nice touch.
Bye Bye Burns?
… and possibly Ned Flanders and Smithers, too! Veteran Simpson’s voice actor Harry Shearer has indicated on Twitter that he’s ready to leave the show after 25 years due to scheduling conflicts. But what to do with all of the characters he voices? Kill them off? Find someone else to do the voices? Hopefully some sort of agreement can be reached to keep Harry a part of the cast.
Bruce Springsteen dips into the archives.
The Boss has released another classic show from 1984, the first of a 10-night stand at the Meadowlands in New Jersey, recorded August 5th, 1984. It’s available as a digital download, or you can pre-order a 3-CD set with will be delivered in June. More details at brucespringsteen.net.
Check out another show from the same tour, his stop at the CNE Grandstand in Toronto: