Foo Fighters played their first full concert of 2023 last night, featuring new drummer Josh Freese. Check out the full setlist and footage below.The gig took place in Gilford, New Hampshire yesterday (Wednesday May 24), and served as a warm-up gig ahead of the band’s list of upcoming headline shows and festival appearances, set for later this summer.It also marked the rock veteran’s first public gig with newly-announced drummer Josh Freese (Paramore, Weezer, Nine Inch Nails), who took on the role following the passing of Taylor Hawkins last year.Towards the start of the show, frontman Dave Grohl took a moment to introduce the new member to the audience, and showed his appreciation for him helping the band perform. “Can everybody….
Would you please welcome the man behind the drums, Josh Freese,” he said among the cheers from the crowd. “We would not be here tonight if it weren’t for Josh so, everybody give Josh a big fucking round of applause.”Not only did the band kick off their mammoth 21-song setlist with the live debut of their comeback single ‘Rescued’ — taken from their upcoming album ‘But Here We Are’ — they also teased fans with previews of three more of their new songs: ‘Under You’, ‘Nothing At All’ and the record’s title track.Other highlights of the show included renditions of numerous of their fan-favourites, including ‘Everlong’, ‘The Pretender’, ‘Learn To Fly’ and ‘My Hero’, as well as the guest cameo of Dave Grohl’s daughter, Violet, who joined the band for a performance of their 2020 track ‘Shame Shame’.Check out the full setlist for the show below, along with some fan-captured footage.1. ‘Rescued’ (live debut)2. ‘Walk’3. ‘No Son of Mine’ (featured a reference to Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’)4. ‘Learn to.Read more on nme.com