Monday, October 3, 2011

Blizzcon 2011 - Foo Fighters are Headlining! !!!

It was recently announced that the Foo Fighters will be playing at Blizzcon this year. Needless to say, I am thrilled! I've always been a fan of the Foo Fighters but have never gotten to see them in concert. Unless you count Dave Grohl playing as part of Tenacious D last year (which was awesome).

If you don't have tickets to blizzcon you can still watch it online or on tv if you order it here.
It's about $40 bucks to order it to watch and trust me, it's worth it! You get to see the tournaments, live raid, people watch, and still enjoy the comfort of your own home! I'm hoping to get some good videos and pictures this year that I will share here.

"Over the course of their 16-year career, the Foo Fighters have sold tens of millions of records, won half a dozen Grammy awards, and raised countless voices in singalongs of iconic anthems like "Everlong," "My Hero," "Learn to Fly", "All My Life," “Best of You,” and “The Pretender.”  Foo Fighters' BlizzCon debut marks founder Dave Grohl's triumphant return to the convention after playing drums for Tenacious D in last year's show, and comes during an international arena, stadium, and festival tour promoting their seventh album, the international #1 record Wasting Light.

Opening up the concert will be The Artist Formerly Known as Level 80 Elite Tauren Chieftain, who are returning to BlizzCon following a two-year interstellar tour through the Koprulu sector. Blizzard's in-house metal band will amp up the crowd with an earth-shaking set of both familiar and brand-new songs drawn from the Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo universes before turning the stage over to Foo Fighters for the main event.

“There's no better way to cap off two days of gaming entertainment than by blowing the roof off the convention center with an awesome rock concert," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “Everyone attending BlizzCon and watching from home can look forward to ending the show with a bang when Foo Fighters bring the house down.”

“We’re pretty sure that in the future, music historians will look back at BlizzCon 2011 as the unquestionable pinnacle of Foo Fighters’ long and illustrious career,” said Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters founder and frontman. “We look forward to living up to that prediction by bringing the Horde and Alliance together to rock the hell out of Anaheim next month.”"

If you want to read the entire press release, it is located here. :)

To hold you over here are some of my favorite songs and videos!

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