Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • share this

WATCH: Dave Grohl’s 8-year-old daughter plays the drums during Foo Fighters concert

By: - Content Strategist
/ 07:08 PM June 22, 2017

Last April, Nu-metal fans were treated to a refreshing sight, as Tye Trujillo, the 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, played bass for rock icon Korn during the band’s South America tour.


WATCH: Korn’s 12-year-old bassist makes onstage debut

The new breed of second-generation rock stars seems to be rising, as Dave Grohl’s 8-year-old daughter Harper also wowed fans by jamming with the Foo Fighters during the Secret Solstice Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, over the weekend.

The spirited performance, which fittingly took place on Father’s Day, saw the youngster channel her inner rockstar by performing a cover of Queen’s iconic ”We Will Rock You.”

“About two weeks ago, my daughter said, ‘Daddy, I wanna play the drums,’” Grohl said before he introduced Harper to the crowd. “And I said, ‘Do you want want me to teach you?’ She said, ‘Yes.’ And then I said, ‘Do you wanna get up in front of 20,000 people in Iceland and play?’ And she said, ‘Yes.'”

The audience roared in approval, as the music royalty hopped on the stage and strutted her stuff.

“So, ladies and gentlemen, welcome the next generation. There’s another Grohl on the drum set now,” her proud father said.

As of this writing, the father-daughter performance has garnered over half a million views on YouTube.  Khristian Ibarrola /ra

Read Next
Follow @KIbarrolaINQ on Twitter
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: “We Will Rock You”, Dave Grohl, drums, Foo Fighters, Harper Grohl, Iceland
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Angelica ready to fall in love again after enlightening trip

September 21, 2018 12:44 AM


Darren Criss says win was ‘pretty wild’ at Emmy party

September 21, 2018 12:40 AM


PH shorts, Boracay docu go to Busan

September 21, 2018 12:30 AM


The curse of the landless

September 21, 2018 12:30 AM

© Copyright 1997-2018 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.