Oliver Shane Hawkins made an appearance with his father’s “70s dirt rock cover band” Chevy Metal at a benefit for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank on Saturday (December 22). He performed on one song – a version of The Rolling Stones’ ‘Miss You’.
Grohl also performed on that cover as well as several others, including The Rolling Stones’ ‘Bitch’, Thin Lizzy’s ‘Jailbreak’, and Black Sabbath’s ‘The Wizard’. You can watch fan-shot footage of the performance below.
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Can we talk about the bad ass #chevymetal performances today at the #eatdrinksupport event at the LA food bank? Because I’m not sure I live on this planet anymore. We got to see Taylor’s kid kill it on drums, and many many more surprises (including Lisa Loeb singing David Bowie). Freakin nuts! #davegrohl #backbeatbbq #laregionalfoodbank #foofighters #taylorhawkins
Chevy Metal were joined by a host of other guests for the charity gig, including Lisa Loeb and Motley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx. You can see the full setlist below.
‘Tie Your Mother Down’ (Queen cover with John Lousteau)
‘You Really Got Me’ (The Kinks cover with John Lousteau)
‘Panama’ (Van Halen cover)
‘Mean Street’ (Van Halen cover)
‘The Width Of A Circle’ (David Bowie cover)
‘Moonage Daydream’ (David Bowie cover with Lisa Loeb)
‘Keep Yourself Alive’ (Queen cover)
‘Dragon Attack’ (Queen cover)
‘Looks That Kill’ (Motley Crüe cover with Nikki Sixx)
‘Live Wire’ (Motley Crüe cover with Nikki Sixx)
‘Jailbreak’ (Thin Lizzy cover with Dave Grohl)
‘The Wizard’ (Black Sabbath cover with Dave Grohl)
‘Stay With Me’ (The Faces cover with Dave Grohl)
‘Bitch’ (The Rolling Stones cover with Dave Grohl)
‘Miss You’ (The Rolling Stones cover with Dave Grohl and Oliver Shane Hawkins)
‘Let There Be Rock’ (AC/DC cover with Dave Grohl)
Oliver Shane Hawkins isn’t the first Foo Fighters kid to show off their musical talent. Grohl’s daughter Violet has performed with her dad at a handful of galas and charity shows, as well as touring with the Foos as a backing singer this summer.
Most recently, Grohl and Violet covered Adele’s ‘When We Were Young’ and Billie Eilish‘s ‘idontwannabeyouanymore’ at Beverly Hills’ ‘Autism Speaks: Into The Blue’ event.
Meanwhile, Grohl confirmed earlier this year that the band would be “taking a break” after their recent tour but added he already had an idea of what shape their next album would take. “When we start making records it’s almost like I don’t hear the song as much as I can see them, in my head,” he said. “So I don’t read music, I see music in kind of shapes and patterns, so I can see the next record, I know that there is another one there, I don’t know when but I think I know what we should do.”