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Awesome Foo Fighters

Everlong Even Longer

Everlong Even Longer

The Foo Fighters’ tune Everlong is damned near perfect the way it was recorded back in 1997. But if you slow it down to just the right speed, it might even be better. Maybe it’s just that we get to enjoy the song a little longer, but ARK’s speed-adjusted version of the track is simply stellar.

The U.S. Army Band Foo Fighters Medley

The U.S. Army Band Foo Fighters Medley

The members of the United States Army Band performed this great medley of tracks from the Foo Fighters, including grand cover versions of Times Like These, Walk, Learn to Fly, and My Hero.. The string, brass, and timpani sections add a new dimension to these rock hits.

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Everlong on Gayageum

Everlong on Gayageum

We’ve been following musician Luna Lee and her outstanding Korean-style arrangements of popular tunes for some time. Along the way, we missed one of her best covers ever, this 2016 performance of the Foo Fighters 1997 hit Everlong. She really rocked this one out with those layered gayageum tracks.

Everlong in the Mall

Everlong in the Mall

Whenever we go to a mall, the music they’re playing is some kind of canned garbage designed to make you spend more money. But these shoppers were treated to something way better – pianist Glaucio Cristelo, who played an epic cover of Foo Fighters’ Everlong. His channel is filled with many more great performances.

Everlong But It’s Jazz

Everlong But It’s Jazz

The Foo Fighters’ track Everlong is already a pretty emotive song. But vocalist Anthony Vincent has taken things to a whole other level, turning the tune into a smooth and soulful jazz ballad with the help of producer and pianist Joey Izzo.

Rockin’ 1000: My Hero

Rockin’ 1000: My Hero

During a performance in Paris, France, a group of 1000 musicians gathered to pay tribute to late drummer Taylor Hawkins with an epic performance of the Foo Fighters’ track My Hero. A few years back, Rockin’ 1000 played the Foo’s Learn to Fly.

Taylor Hawkins’ Drumming Masterclass

Taylor Hawkins’ Drumming Masterclass

We’re still shaken by the death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. One of rock’s very best, Hawkins’ music, modesty, and enthusiasm will be his legacy. In this BBC Radio6 interview, Hawkins talked about his life, heroes, techniques, struggle to find his rhythm in Foo Fighters, and his touching bromance with Dave Grohl.

Studio 666 (Trailer)

Studio 666 (Trailer)

In this horror-comedy flick, the Foo Fighters look for an inspiring location to write and record their new album. They end up choosing a creepy haunted mansion as their recording studio, and things go off the rails when Dave Grohl becomes obsessed and possessed. In theaters 2.25.2022.

Foo Fighters Go Disco

Foo Fighters Go Disco

Yes, Foo Fighters have made a Bee Gees cover album. The special-edition LP titled HAIL SATIN was made for Record Store Day 2021 and features the “Dee Gees” performing five disco tracks on one side, and five live songs from Medicine at Midnight on the other. Enjoy their excellent cover version of You Should Be Dancing.

Foo Fighters: Somebody to Love

Foo Fighters: Somebody to Love

(PG-13: Language) During an intimate concert at Agoura Hills, California’s The Canyon Club, Foo Fighters performed an unexpected cover of the Queen classic Somebody to Love. Taylor Hawkins takes on Freddie Mercury’s challenging lead vocals, while a choir of backup singers adds depth to the rock opera sound.

Foo Fighters: Back in Black

Foo Fighters: Back in Black

During their appearance at VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World, Foo Fighters performed a version of the rock classic Back in Black. To help celebrate their first concert in front of an audience in over a year, they invited AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson to perform lead vocals. (Thanks Harriet!)

Dave Grohl Explains Everlong

Dave Grohl Explains Everlong

During a Foo Fighters set on Oates Song Fest, Dave Grohl turned in a live acoustic version of the band’s classic Everlong. Before the performance kicked off, Dave dug into how the song came together, his sources of inspiration for the track, and a few thoughts that might inspire other musicians.

Foo Fighters x Pokémon

Foo Fighters x Pokémon

Like chocolate and peanut butter, remixer William Maranci managed to combine two tasty standalone snacks into one delightful treat. We’re not sure where he got the idea to transform the Foo Fighters track All My Life into the Pokémon theme song, but somehow it works quite brilliantly.

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Kurstin x Grohl: The Hanukkah Sessions

Kurstin x Grohl: The Hanukkah Sessions

On the first night of their Hanukkah Sessions, Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and producer Greg Kurstin cranked up the volume for a great cover version of the Beastie Boys hit track Sabotage. Since then, they’ve performed Drake’s Hotline Bling and Mountain’s 1970 Southern rock classic Mississipi Queen.

Foo Fighters on Ukulele

Foo Fighters on Ukulele

Released back in 2011, the Foo Fighters’ album Wasting Light might not have been their biggest commercial success, but it was beloved by fans and critics alike. UK-based musician EatMyUke put together a great medley of tracks from the album, performed entirely on the ukulele.

The Brass Pretender

The Brass Pretender

Musician Seb Skelly arranged and performed this energetic cover version of Foo Fighters’ 2007 hit The Pretender, with melody and harmonies played on trumpet, solo horn, trombone, and flugelhorn, with his pal Jordan keeping rhythm on drums.

Tenacious D Goes to Bogota

Tenacious D Goes to Bogota

Tenacious D documents their off-stage antics on tour in Bogota, Colombia, as they attempt to stowaway on a plane; challenge Foo Fighters and Weezer in anexplosive game of Tejo, Colombia’s national drunken sport; and the heavy heavy-metalheads demonstrate the workout that keeps them “obese instead of morbidly obese.”

Dot-Matrix Music

Dot-Matrix Music

What you’re looking at may look like an old dot-matrix printer – but it’s been turned into a musical instrument by Midi Desaster. By manipulating the print heads, it plays music – in this case, some classic Foo Fighters. More printer tunes here.

What You Won’t Do for Everlong

What You Won’t Do for Everlong

Multitalented musician Elise Trouw turns in an wonderful live-looped mashup of Foo Fighters’s 1997 hit Everlong by Bobby Caldwell’s 1978 jazz-soul classic What You Won’t Do for Love. There’s a lot of talk about the “it” factor in the music biz, and Elise has got “it” in spades.

Foo Fighters: Christmas Medley

Foo Fighters: Christmas Medley

During the Xmas 2017 episode of Saturday Night Live, Foo Fighters turned in a wonderful three-song medley that included Everlong, Christmas (Baby Please Come Home), with the most rockin’ rendition of Linus and Lucy from Peanuts we’ve ever heard.

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My Hero: 30’s Style Cover

My Hero: 30’s Style Cover

PMJ’s Scott Bradlee and Chloe Feoranzo perform a wonderful cover version of Foo Fighters 1997 classic My Hero. For every 1,000 plays through 10/14/17, they’ll donate $10 to the UMC Foundation, who provided Level 1 trauma care during the recent tragedy in Las Vegas.

Foo Fighters Carpool Karaoke

Foo Fighters Carpool Karaoke

The Late Late Show’s James Corden and the members of Foo Fighters Learn to Fly in a minivan, then stop by an LA Guitar Center store, where Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins school James in the way of the drum, and Rickroll a small audience.

My Hero: Slow Jazz Cover

My Hero: Slow Jazz Cover

Musicians Blair Crimmins and The Hookers created this great slow jam arrangement of Foo Fighters’ track My Hero specifically for their friend’s Mom, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease. They wanted to make a version that she could dance to at her son’s wedding.

Everlong String Quartet Cover

Everlong String Quartet Cover

Kathryn Shinnick, Kate Sullivan, Katie McKay, Sidney Harvey of Dolce Ensembles perform a wonderful cover version of Foo Fighters’ Everlong on violin, viola, and cello. Be sure to check out their their epic medley of Muse, Tool, System of a Down and Massive Attack too.

Foo Fighters: Run

Foo Fighters: Run

Dave Grohl directed the bipolar music video for Foo Fighters’ latest track – a clip which stars the members of the band rocking a retirement home, aged to look how they’ll look if they keep performing for another 30 years or so. We love the Thriller-esque choreography at the end.

Imagine My Hero

Imagine My Hero

After wowing us with his Folsom Pinball Blues, Puddles Pity Party is back with another awesome combo track, seamlessly melding Foo Fighters’ My Hero with John Lennon’s Imagine into an entirely new song. Puddles is our hero.

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