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Foo Fighters

by Paul Ridenour

Dallas, TX
Fair Park Coliseum
4/22/2003

The Coliseum was a dive but it was small enough that most seats were good.  The opening band Cave-In was pretty dang good.  The next band, the Transplants, was the worst band ever.  The word "sucks" comes to mind.  When they said "this is our last song," everyone booed, meaning "Do we have to hear another one?" The Foo Fighters were very good and lead singer David Grohl was very funny, but occasionally a little dirty.  He does a very fine job of singing pretty and screaming at the top of his lungs.  Not sure if his voice will last a few more years.  The drummer Taylor Hawkins is and was fantastic.

Play List: (not in exact order and not sure of exact songs)
* = worth the price of the ticket

All My Life
Times Like These
*Generator
*My hero
The One
Stacked Actors
Low
*Monkey Wrench
*Tired Of You - acoustic and very nice
New Way Home
Breakout
*Have It All
Aurora
Exhausted

Encore:

*Learn To Fly - the second best Foo Fighter song
Beenie Weenie - surprised they did this song (not one of my favorites)
*Everlong - the best song, high energy