May 14, 2016 – Chevy Metal is a professional Rock N’ Roll cover band featuring members of the Foo Fighters that specializes in playing, as they call it “Dirt Rock & Moldy Oldies”.
The band founded by Foo’s drummer Taylor Hawkins and his friend bassist Wiley Hodgden rocked the 60th Annual Conejo Valley Days in Thousand Oaks, California with guitarist Mick Murphy and special guest part-time Chevy Metal member Dave Grohl. feelnumb.com was there stage-left as close as you can get, filming and taking photos of the concert.
Chevy Metal tore into some classics by stadium acts Van Halen, The Rollings Stones, Tom Petty & Billy Joel as well as songs by one-hit wonders by The Knack (My Sharona) and The Vapors (Turning Japanese).
Check out the set-list most dominated by Van Halen cuts:
Watch this exclusive video from our feelnumb.com YouTube Channel of Chevy Metal covering Faces “Stay With Me” all the while doing some bad ass freestyles solos. At 3:10 Hawkins drum solos “Sunday Bloody Sunday” by U2, Hodgden bass solos Pink Floyd “Money” & Grohl does the guitar intro to Led Zeppelin “Stairway to Heaven”.
Here’s a few more photos from the gig.
And finally for all you gar heads out there, check out Dave Grohl’s guitars, rig, pedals and even his shoes!!!
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