Foo Fighters Begin Their Late Show Residency with a Black Sabbath Cover

The Foo Fighters are on a massive publicity tour for their HBO special and album Sonic Highways.  Everynight this week, the Foos will be the musical guest on the Late Show with David Letterman.  They kicked off the week with Zac Brown and a cover of Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs.” Enjoy!

This Day in Music History — August 30

1969 : The Birmingham band Earth changes its name: Ozzy Osbourne announces onstage that the band’s new name is Black Sabbath. The band had played “N.I.B.,” “The Wizard,” “Black Sabbath,” and “Warning.”

1976 : The Notting Hill riots take place in England as black youth clash with police. Members of The Clash are present, and the event inspires them to write “White Riot” as a call for white people to protest with the same furor.

1992 : Nirvana headlines the Reading festival in England.