Foo Fighters, Celebrities Tribute Taylor Hawkins In L.A.

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The Foo Fighters held a second tribute concert to late drummer Taylor Hawkins on Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday’s tribute show in Los Angeles:

The show opened with Dave Grohl’s daughter Violet performing Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah”.

Def Leppard teamed with Miley Cyrus for “Photograph”:

Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx performed “Live Wire” and “Home Sweet Home”.

Alanis Morissette – who toured with Hawkins before he joined Foo Fighters – performed her signature hit “You Oughta Know” with Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.

Sebastian Bach, Geezer Butler, and Lars Ulrich covered the Black Sabbath classics “Supernaut” and “War Pigs”.

Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron joined with Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic and singer Taylor Momsen for covers of “Black Hole Sun” and “The Day I Tried to Live”.

Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor performed Queen’s “Somebody To Love” with Pink:

Taylor’s son Shane Hawkins joined the Foo Fighters to play “My Hero” and “I’ll Stick Around”.

The most unusual cover of the night?  Dave Chappelle joining the Foo Fighters for a cover of Radiohead’s “Creep”:

Which of those performances would you most like to see?


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