During a Foo Fighters concert in New Zealand, Jack Black made a surprise appearance to cover “ Big Balls “.
Foo Fighters resumed their tour of Australia and New Zealand on Saturday after a month-long break, and as the band has done at times during this tour, they resumed “ Big Balls » by AC/DC. This time, however, they were joined by Jack Black for the track Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap.
On stage at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand, Dave Grohl and his bandmates once again asked their drum tech, Fiona, to step into Bon Scott’s shoes. The Tenacious D actor/singer was also in attendance (he’s currently in New Zealand filming the film Minecraft) and participated in the interpretation.
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Grohl and Black have a long history in the studio and on stage, with the former serving as guitarist and drummer on Tenacious D’s 2001 debut album; Grohl also played the role of Satan in the film Tenacious D. In recent years, Black has made surprise appearances to cover Led Zeppelin, Rush, AC/DC and others alongside Foo Fighters in concert.
Foo Fighters’ New Zealand tour ends Saturday, but the band will hit the road again in the spring for gigs at amphitheaters and festivals, including headlining New Orleans Jazz Fest, Shaky Knees in Atlanta and Welcome to Rockville in Daytona Beach. The group will then spend the beginning of the summer in Europe.