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Foo Fighters celebrate Halloween with corpse makeup and Black Sabbath — watch

on November 01, 2014, 1:25pm

Photo via bjhinbna / Instagram

The latest episode of Foo Fighters’ HBO series Sonic Highways focused on the band’s time recording in Nashville, Tennessee. As they’ve done previously in Chicago and Washington, DC, the band marked the episode’s airing by performing an intimate concert. It also happened to be Halloween on Friday night, making the band’s set at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium all that more epic.

With each member donning corpse makeup, Foo Fighters blasted through a 26-song set that included the live premiere of their latest song, “Congregation”, and a bevy of covers. As they did on Letterman last month, they performed “Polk Salad Annie” with Tony Joe White, and also covered Cheap Trick’s “Stiff Competition”, Queen and David Bowie’s “Under Pressure”, and Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” with assistance from Zac Brown.

Check out a few fan-shot videos below. The full setlist follows.


“War Pigs” with Zac Brown:

All My Life
I’ll Stick Around
The Pretender
My Hero
Learn to Fly
White Limo
Cold Day in the Sun
Something From Nothing
Polk Salad Annie (Tony Joe White) (with Tony Joe White)
Monkey Wrench
Hey, Johnny Park!
Stiff Competition (Cheap Trick cover)
Under Pressure (Queen & David Bowie cover)
Ain’t Talkin’ ’bout Love (Van Halen cover)
Breakdown (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers cover)
Best of You
For All the Cows
Weenie Beenie
Congregation (Live premiere)
War Pigs (Black Sabbath cover) (with Zac Brown)