“We’re gonna keep on playing until they kick us the f**k out, so here’s a song you might know,” announced Foo Fighters lead singer/guitarist/documentarian/nicest mother**ker you’ll ever meet, Dave Grohl, before launching into “My Hero,” from the 1997 album The Colour and the Shape. It was one of countless surreal moments from the final episode of the 40th season of Austin City Limits on Thursday night.
If you’re looking for what makes Flight of the Conchords so hilarious, look no further than Jemaine Clement’s perspective on the band’s comedic strategy, “We tell you lies, and if you laugh, they’re jokes.” Funny enough, that sounds about right doesn’t it? Lies or not, Jemaine, along with his partner Bret McKenzie, had everyone in the packed Bass Concert Hall laughing uncontrollably for most of their Thursday night set. We were in attendance and had one hell of a time. Follow the jump to hear our thoughts on the show and see some fancy pictures.
Word on the street is that long time Red Hot Chilli Peppers front man, Anthony Kiedis, is planning a series for HBO based on his rock ‘n’ roll childhood. The memoir is tentatively titled “Scar Tissue” and focuses on Kiedis’ move from Michigan to Hollywood and his relationship with a rock star lifestyle dad. Variety has the whole story. This follows a recent trend of famous 90s front men taking on completely random new projects. Have your say and give us some episode ideas in the comment section.