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Foo Fighters Surprise Fans at Texas' South By Southwest

March 17, 2011 04:51:01 GMT

The rockers have given their fans a surprise performance and played their upcoming album in its entirety to celebrate the premiere of their new documentary.


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The Foo Fighters celebrated the premiere of their new documentary at Texas' South By Southwest festival by hitting the stage for a surprise performance on Tuesday, March 15, and playing their upcoming album in its entirety. Oscar-winning director James Moll charted the band's formation and rise to fame in the film "Foo Fighters: Back and Forth", and it was screened for the first time at the annual music and arts conference in Austin this week.

And the group, fronted by Dave Grohl, decided to mark the event by treating fans packed into the Stubbs afterparty event to a special preview of their new project, Wasting Light, performing the album from beginning to end.

Kicking off the set, Grohl screamed to the crowd, "We're f*****g movie stars, yeah!"

The band also played a series of their biggest hits, including "All My Life", "Everlong", "Learn to Fly" and "The Pretender", before closing with "Best of You", reports MTV.


 




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