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    Watch Foo Fighters Play the Italian City That Made Crazy Viral Video to Invite Them


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    Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs live at Nuovo Teatro Carisport in Cesena, Italy


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    Foo Fighters serenade 1,000 fans behind “Learn to Fly” performance with concert in Cesena, Italy
    "Of course we couldn't say no, we had to come."
    BY ALEX YOUNG
    ON NOVEMBER 03, 2015, 2:50PM

    • Over the summer, a group of rock ‘n’ roll fans in Cesena, Italy came up with a novel idea: Gather 1,000 musicians together for a live performance of Foo Fighters’ “Learn to Fly” with the hope that it would compel the actual band to visit their fair city, population of 97,131. Well, it worked. Earlier this evening, Foo Fighters entertained those involved in the “Rockin’1000” campaign by performing “Learn to Fly” and a bunch of other ones at a small venue called Carisport.

    “To see you people singing our song for the whole fucking world, to me, it’s the greatest moment of my life,” explained Dave Grohl to the audience. “Of course we couldn’t say no, we had to come. You trapped us, we had to come here.”

    He then compelled the crowd to launch similar campaigns for other rock bands, “I hope you do the same thing for U2, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Rage Against the Machine, do it for all rock bands. And if they say no, you know what you say? Vaffanculo!” (That’s Italian for “fuck you.”)

    As for the actual performance, Foo Fighters raged through a career-spanning 27-song set that kicked off, appropriately, with “Learn to Fly” and also featured an extended mashup of covers including Rush’s “Tom Sawyer”, Sex Pistols’ “God Save the Queen”, and the MTV theme song. They also brought up some of the organizers behind Rockin’1000, including “Mohawk Guy,” who played drums for “Under Pressure”.




    Setlist:
    Learn to Fly
    All My Life
    Times Like These
    Breakout
    Something From Nothing
    The Pretender
    Big Me
    Congregation
    Walk
    Tom Sawyer -> Another One Bites The Dust -> God Save The Queen -> MTV Theme Song -> Radio GaGa -> Miss You
    Cold Day in the Sun
    My Hero
    Under Pressure (Queen cover) (with “Mohawk guy” from the Rockin’1000 video on drums)
    Miss You (The Rolling Stones cover)
    Best of You
    I’ll Stick Around
    These Days
    This Is a Call
    In the Flesh? (Pink Floyd cover)
    Skin and Bones
    Monkey Wrench
    Everlong
     
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  2. broccoli rob

    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    Did he invite the hot broads from the video up on stage (or backstage)? All I care about from this story.



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  3. potroast

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    26 million views
     
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    Didn't read. Where and when can we live stream?
     
  5. Murcielago

    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    Still haven't decided if Grohl's "Iron Throne" setup is awesome or ridiculous.

    I suppose it can be both.
     
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    Cool clip. Especially all those drummers.


    ....but I always thought this was authentic Eye-talian rock and roll:
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    When will Dave Grohl go away?
     
  8. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Greaseman had a great bit about dating a much younger woman, "I listen to your FOO FIGHTERS". Back when they were the new thing. Time flies.
     
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    How many more years does he have to wear that cast on his leg? For fuck's sake.
     
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    Some hot broads when I was in Italy
     
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    "Robin, Dave called me and asked if he could come on the show and I had to tell him no because Im all about discovering new talent and I discovered this hot new act called Five Seconds of Summer thats the future of music."
     
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    That's what I'm wondering. I saw the Foo Fighters in July at Citifield and he just recently broke his leg (or was it an ankle?). How long does that shit take to heal? Even though he's sitting on his ass, the guy rocks. He gives 100% every show.
     
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    Dave Grohl seems like a genuinly good dude who actually cares and appreciates his fans. Thats a rare thing now days.
     
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    Fucking brilliant - Forza Italia!!!
     
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    How long is he gonna milk that broken leg?
     
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    I agree, Dave Grohl is a good dude...and funny >>>

     
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    I still don't know any of their songs, I might be able to recognize one slow one because I heard it a few times associated with them. :dontknow:
     
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    This is their best song in my opinion:

     
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    Yeah, that's the song I know, but I know the slow version.