Foo Fighters Announce Josh Freese As Their New Drummer, Plays Thgeir First Gig Together on a Global Livestream


Foo Fighters have finally announced that their new drummer will be Josh Freese. World-renowned for his drumming skills, versatility, and professionalism, Josh has been known for his close association with Punk legends the Vandals, as well as Devo, Guns N’ Roses, A Perfect Circle, Nine Inch Nails, Weezer, as well as hundreds of sessions and his own solo career. Freese steps in a year after the tragic death of Taylor Hawkins. The band shared the announcement in their typical comedic style at the start of their livestream, with fellow drumming legends Chad Smith, Tommy Lee, and Danny Carey making cameos in the group’s announcement. The band then played their first gig with Josh, a global livestream concert via



You can stream the concert for 72 more hours:


Foo Fighters livestream setlist (first gig with Josh Freese)

Set list via

All My Life

Rescued (new song)

No Son of Mine

(with Black Sabbath’s ” Paranoid” riff in middle)

Under You (new song)

Workin’ for a Livin’

(Huey Lewis and the News cover) (jam)

The Sky Is a Neighborhood

Nothing at All (premiere)

Monkey Wrench


Check out our recent interview with Josh:





The band is set to begin their national tour May 24 at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in New Hampshire, festivals such as Riot Fest, and conclude Nov. 26 at the Grand Prix race-day concert in Abu Dhabi.