Foo Fighters devoted their efficiency of ‘Everlong’ at Louder Than Life Competition to Kent Stax, the late drummer of Dave Grohl‘s former band Scream.
“I wouldn’t be right here at this time if it weren’t for Scream, and the person whose place I took in that band, Mr. Kent Stax,” Grohl mentioned throughout the efficiency earlier this week. “Among the best punk rock drummers of all time. He handed the opposite day. So this one’s for Kent.”
It was introduced on Wednesday (September 20) that Stax handed away on the age of 61, following “a bout with metastatic most cancers”, simply at some point after the hardcore band introduced their first new album since 1993. The album, ‘DC Particular’, is about to function a visitor look from Grohl.
“Kent is the unique heartbeat of Scream,” the band shared in a press release. “Although now we have needed to proceed on with out him earlier than, now we have all the time recognized Kent is irreplaceable. He was certainly one of a form. Along with being a very distinctive drummer, Kent was additionally an completed fisherman, expert carpenter, and avid practice fanatic.”
Take a look at footage of their efficiency under:
Stax initially drummed with Scream from 1981 to 1987, after which he was changed by the then-teenage Grohl. Grohl remained within the band till 1990, when he left to affix Nirvana. He has sporadically joined them on-stage through the years.
Final weekend, Rick Astley put his personal spin on ‘Everlong’ at a gig in Leicester, describing the monitor as “among the best songs ever”.
The singer was acting at Radio 2 within the Park in Leicester on Saturday (September 17) when he joked that he likes “enjoying different folks’s songs”, asking the group in the event that they have been “within the temper for us to homicide among the best songs ever?”.
The ’80s pop icon and his band then launched in a rendition of the Foos’ traditional 1997 music. “Can I get a ‘hell yeah!’, Leicester?” he cheered on the finish of the efficiency.