The Foo Fighters have now debuted three new songs on their current tour, and played all of them at their recent stop at Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival. The band played their new single, “Run”, as part of a 16-song set, as well as “Lah Di Dah” and the full band debut of “The Sky Is A Neighbourhood”. All of the songs are expected to make the cut on the new Foo Fighters album, Concrete And Gold, out in September. Check them out:
And for good measure, Dave Grohl invites his daughter Harper up to play drums at her first public performance:
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett says that he’s open to the idea of the band recording another “Garage” style covers album or even another performance with a symphony orchestra. Metallica released their first collection of covers with “The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Revisited” thirty years this August. In 1998 they went even bigger with the release of “Garage, Inc”, followed the next year by their “S&M” album, a live performance recorded with The San Francisco Symphony.
The surviving members of Lynyrd Skynyrd have filed a lawsuit against former bandmate and drummer Artimus Pyle over his plans to release a bio-pic about the 1977 plane crash that killed six people, including lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines and backup singer Cassie Gaines. Skynyrd argues that Pyle “is free to exploit his own personal life story” for the film, but the movie is in danger of violating “a 1988 consent order” that members – Pyle included – agreed to concerning control of the Lynyrd Skynyrd copyright.