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Dave Grohl cries off-stage as Weezer covers Nirvana’s ‘Lithium’

Grohl says he misses playing the song by his former band

September 29, 2019

Dave Grohl admitted to crying "a little bit" when he stood off-stage and watched Weezer cover Nirvana‘s ‘Lithium’ at Rock in Rio yesterday.

Weezer played right before the Foo Fighters headlined. Before exiting the stage, Rivers Cuomo said “we’re going to cover a song from Dave Grohl’s old band.” 

Watch Weezer play ‘Lithium’ below:

Once on stage, Grohl said “I was backstage and I heard Weezer play the ‘Lithium’ song and I’ve got to be honest, I cried a little bit. I miss playing that song. So this song goes out to Weezer,” then broke into Foo Fighters ‘Big Me’.

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