At the Rock N Roll Pizza Bar in Simi Valley, California, this past Monday night, the renowned cover band Chevy Metal, previously featuring the late Taylor Hawkins, rocked the house with a special guest. Dave Grohl, Hawkins’ Foo Fighters comrade, joined the band to deliver some unforgettable renditions of classic rock favorites. Images of the thrilling performance, captured by Andi K. Taylor, can be found further below.
For those eager to witness the musical magic, head over to YouTube. There, you can indulge in performances by Grohl and Chevy Metal, including their takes on the Police’s “Next to You,” the Rolling Stones’ “Bitch,” Van Halen’s high-energy hits “Everybody Wants Some!!,” “Jamie’s Cryin’,” and “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love.” They also tackled Spinal Tap’s “Jazz Odyssey,” Led Zeppelin’s “Moby Dick,” Queen’s roaring “Tie Your Mother Down,” the Kinks’ classic “You Really Got Me,” and AC/DC’s raucous “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.”
Adding to the excitement, the AC/DC cover saw the participation of none other than the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith on drums. The drumming talent didn’t stop there, as Taylor Hawkins’ son, Shane, joined in, along with Gregg Bissonette and Stephen Perkins, each lending their own flair to the beat.
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A poignant highlight was Chevy Metal’s previous performance at the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert in London last year. For a deeper dive into the emotional resonance of that special event, check out the article titled “The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert Made Everyone Cry” on the Pitch.
A night to remember, indeed, as rock legends and budding talents came together to honor the past and embrace the vibrant energy of rock and roll. Chevy Metal and Dave Grohl’s collaboration proved once more that the spirit of rock lives on, wild and free, in the very soul of music.
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Where did Dave Grohl perform with Chevy Metal?
Dave Grohl performed with Chevy Metal at the Rock N Roll Pizza Bar in Simi Valley, California.
What songs did Dave Grohl and Chevy Metal cover?
They covered a variety of classic rock songs including the Police’s “Next to You,” the Rolling Stones’ “Bitch,” Van Halen’s hits like “Everybody Wants Some!!,” and “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love,” Spinal Tap’s “Jazz Odyssey,” Led Zeppelin’s “Moby Dick,” Queen’s “Tie Your Mother Down,” the Kinks’ “You Really Got Me,” and AC/DC’s “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.”
Who else participated in the performance with Dave Grohl and Chevy Metal?
For the AC/DC cover, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith joined on drums. Taylor Hawkins’ son, Shane, also drummed during the set, as did Gregg Bissonette and Stephen Perkins.
Was Chevy Metal part of the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert?
Yes, Chevy Metal were among the bands to perform at last year’s Taylor Hawkins tribute concert in London.
Where can I watch the performance of Dave Grohl with Chevy Metal?
You can head to YouTube to watch Grohl and Chevy Metal play the covered classic rock songs.