FOO FIGHTERS were joined by Shania Twain for a performance of the song “Best Of You” during the band’s set at Austin City Limits Saturday night (October 7).
Twain, who played earlier in the day at Austin City Limits, came up on stage during FOO FIGHTERS‘ headlining performance to duet with Dave Grohl on the track, which was originally released as the lead single from the band’s fifth studio album, 2005’s “In Your Honor”.
Video of Shania‘s appearance can be seen below.
Last week, FOO FIGHTERS confirmed a massive run of summer 2024 U.S. stadium dates. The newly announced leg of the “Everything Or Nothing At All” tour will kick off with the band’s return to New York’s Citi Field for the first time since 2015 for a July 17 and 19 doubleheader and will see FOO FIGHTERS host 12 rock ‘n’ roll marathons at 10 stadiums, including a pair of shows August 9 and 11 at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles.
FOO FIGHTERS‘ 2024 stadium dates will mark the band’s biggest U.S. headline shows since the June 2 release of their universally acclaimed 11th album, “But Here We Are”, which has landed on the mid-year best of lists of Alternative Press, Consequence, Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Times, Loudwire and Uproxx, among others, while generating some of the most positive critical notes in FOO FIGHTERS history.
Support on the various dates will come from PRETENDERS, THE HIVES, MAMMOTH WVH, AMYL AND THE SNIFFERS, ALEX G and L7.
FOO FIGHTERS‘ brand new album, “But Here We Are”, unanimously hailed as one of the band’s strongest to date, has become its tenth album to break the Top 10 of the US Album chart. “But Here We Are” also marks FOO FIGHTERS‘ sixth U.K. No. 1, ninth Australian No. 1, with additional No. 1 spots in Switzerland and New Zealand, and Top 5 debuts in nearly a dozen more territories.
Released June 2 on Roswell Records/RCA Records, “But Here We Are” landed at No. 8 in its first week on the Billboard 200, while entering at No. 1 on the Alternative and Hard Rock album sales charts. The new album’s Top 10 debut continues a trend that began with the back to back Top 10 positions achieved by “The Colour And The Shape” (1997) and “There Is Nothing Left To Lose” (1999),and has since included the No. 1-charting “Wasting Light” (2011) and “Concrete And Gold” (2017),as well as the Top 3 placings of “One By One” (2002),“In Your Honor” (2005),“Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace” (2007),“Sonic Highways” (2014) and “Medicine At Midnight” (2021).
FOO FIGHTERS played their first official concert with new touring drummer Josh Freese on May 24 at Bank Of New Hampshire Pavilion At Meadowbrook in Gilford, New Hampshire.
Freese was most recently drumming for Danny Elfman but was recently replaced by Ilan Rubin. Freese was also touring with THE OFFSPRING up until last year, with former SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer Brandon Pertzborn stepping in to officially replace him.
Freese replaces longtime FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins, who tragically passed away in March 2022 at the age of 50.
Freese previously played with the FOO FIGHTERS at the tribute concerts to Hawkins in 2022.
Freese is a veteran session drummer who has performed with GUNS N’ ROSES, A PERFECT CIRCLE, PUDDLE OF MUDD, NINE INCH NAILS, WEEZER, PARAMORE, THE REPLACEMENTS, Sting and THE VANDALS, among many others. He has also played more than 300 recordings ranging in genres from pop to rock to country.