Watch the Foo Fighters Rock a Tiny Venue for Record Store Day


It came as no surprise to anyone that this year’s honor of Record Store Day Ambassador was given to Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, because come on, that guy lives and breathes rock and roll.

In honor of the music holiday, Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters decided to go to a small record store in Niles, OH and give the residence of the town a one of a kind performance at their neighborhood record store, Record Connection.

Now, a month after the performance which took place on April 18, the band have released a short, barely four-minute long, behind-the-scenes look at what went on that day.

Footage from the video includes interviews with fans and Record Connection owner Jeff Burke. According to Burke, and his brother, their father wanted him to open an ice cream shop. Instead, he went ahead and opened a record store which has been in business in the same shopping center for 32 years!

Now, that’s something.

You also get to see how much equipment the Foo Fighters packed into that small space, that even Burke was surprised/impressed by it.

Check out the video below.

The Foo Fighters are currently across the pond finishing up their European tour dates. They’ll return home after their performance at Glastonbury at the end of June.

Real Friends to Release Record Store Day EP


Real Friends took to Twitter, and probably every other social media account of theirs, earlier in the day to tease some big news to their followers

With in 15 minutes of that announcement, the Illinois band had revealed that they will be releasing a new EP titled More Acoustic Songs on Record Store Day (April 18).

In a video that they posted, the track list for the vinyl release was unveiled. “I Don’t Love You Anymore,” Late Nights in My Car,” and “Summer” will be featured on the record as well as a cover of The Starting Line’s song, “Island”

Check out the teaser below.

In a statement, both bassist Kyle Fasel and vocalist Dan Lambton revealed their excitement to be a part of this year’s Record Store Day and as to why they decided to go the acoustic route for the release.

“We are stoked to showcase our songs in acoustic form,” said Fasel.

“The main reason we did this was for personal taste. We all have connected with acoustic music in the past and currently. It’s also an added bonus to highlight these versions of our songs to our fans. It shows our songs in another light that we are very excited about sharing.”

“I am extremely excited that Real Friends is being included in this year’s Record Store Day,” added Lambton.

“RSD gives people a reason to leave the comfort of their homes and the ease of online shopping in order to have an actual experience when buying new music. It can introduce younger listeners to great record stores in their areas that they might not otherwise find if they were to strictly do their record shopping online. To be a part of something that is continually providing exciting releases to highlight and celebrate vinyl is very humbling.”

More Acoustic Songs will be available only at independent record store on Record Store Day.

In other news, Real Friends will be heading out on tour this spring alongside The Maine, Knuckle Puck, and The Technicolors. Full tour dates can be seen here.