Foo Fighters convey an thrilling version of their hit “My Hero” in this exclusive clasp from the forthcoming scene of Austin City Limits, which highlights features from a couple of documented ACL performances by Dave Grohl and friends.
“I’m sure I can speak for every musician when I say that being asked to come play Austin City Limits is practically like getting a medal,” Grohl said in a statement of the venerable music series. “As a musician, it’s something to aspire to and if you actually achieve that then you wear it like a badge.”
This performance of “My Hero” occurred in 2008 (and broadcast in 2009) at Austin City Limits’ unique Studio 6A. The hour-long Foo-dedicated scene, broadcasting January ninth at part of the second 50% of the series 46th season, will likewise show clips from the band’s 2014 ACL visit, remembering a raucous take for “Best of You.”
Other upcoming Season 46 performances incorporate Grammy-nominated blues and soul singer Ruthie Foster getting back to the show without precedent for almost two decades; a couple team War and Treaty; ban nation legend Ray Wylie Hubbard in his ACL debut; an tribute hour to the late Jerry Jeff Walker and Billy Joe Shaver; and a archival performance from New Orleans musician Allen Toussaint.