Foo Fighters dedican “My Hero” al fallecido Steve Albini

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Foo Fighters dedicate “My Hero” to the late Steve Albini

Foo Fighters paid tribute to the death of Steve Albini at his concert in charlotte (North Carolina, United States) the past Thursday May 9 dedicating his song “My Hero” to him.

The sound engineer of Chicago died last Wednesday at the age of 61 years. The American worked with Dave Grohl on the latest album Nirvana, “In Utero”. From there. that, before starting to play “My Hero”, Grolh dedicated a few words and the song to someone who was also a member of Shellac, Big Black or Rapeman.

According to Spin, the musician moved those present with his words. “Tonight I'd like to dedicate this song to a friend we lost the other day, who I've known for a long, long time. He left us too soon. He's touched all of your lives, I'm sure. I'm talking about Steve Albini. Those of you who know who I'm talking about, know it. Those of you who don't know, just remember that name: Steve Albini. Let's sing this one for him,” she said.

Grohl He also worked with the engineer and musician in 2014when he went to his studio Chicago Electrical Audio in an episode of his miniseries “Sonic Highway”. Also they Foo Fighters They recorded their “Something From Nothing” there, a song that would later give the name to one of their albums. Finally, last year, in 2023, Grohl got together with Albini and the bassist of Nirvana Krist Novoselic on the podcast “Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend” to talk about the entire process of composing and making “In Utero”the last album they worked on together.

Foo Fighters They have not been the only ones to pay tribute to the late engineer. After learning of his death, many artists such as PJ Harvey, Pixies, Jarvis Cocker or Failure They shared farewell messages.

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