The Foo Fighters played a surprise show at Brighton, England's Concorde 2 on September 10th, performing as the "Holy Sh*ts." News of the band's secret gig began spreading after the band posted a Holy Sh*ts concert poster on Twitter.
While the group usually packs arenas, only 600 fans caught this surprise concert. During the small-venue set, frontman Dave Grohl invited the lead singer of the UK Foo Fighters tribute band to come onstage and sing Wasting Light's "White Limo."
Vowing to play each song differently, the band skewed their alt-anthem "Learn to Fly" through a "trash-metal" filter. They also dusted off some seldom-played cuts like "Enough Space," which they hadn't performed since 2010, and "Up in Arms" for the first time since 2011. The band then showcased their version of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' "Breakdown," which they've frequently covered over the years. But the real highlight came following the performance of "The Pretender" as the Foo Fighters teased a snippet of a song that's rumored to appear on their upcoming album Sonic Highways, out November 10th.