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Foo Fighters and Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo cover Kiss classic


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During their final Australia show on Tuesday night, Foo FightersDave Grohl brought out Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo and surprised the audience with a performance together. Cuomo launched into the KISS classic, “Detroit Rock City.” He later tweeted that the moment was “more rock than can be comprehended.”

Weezer will play one more gig alongside Foo Fighters before taking an extended break. Then in June, Weezer will tour with Pixies while Foo Fighters continue touring through mid-August.


  • When KISS released “Detroit Rock City” in 1976, Dave Grohl was 7 and Rivers Cuomo was 6.
  • Foo Fighters’ Concrete and Gold single “Run” won a Grammy for Best Rock Song earlier this week.


READ: Head to Consequence of Sound for more on this story

CHECK IT OUT: Watch fan-filmed footage of the classic Kiss cover performed by Foo Fighters and Rivers Cuomo of Weezer

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