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Foo Fighters’ ‘Vax Live’ set features “Back in Black” performance with Brian Johnson

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Foo Fighters were back rocking out live this past weekend, and they were “Back in Black” with AC/DC‘s Brian Johnson.

Dave Grohl and company filmed their performance for the upcoming Global Citizen Vax Live concert special over the weekend at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. According to Variety, the band’s six-song set included a surprise appearance by Johnson, who joined the Foos for a rendition of the AC/DC classic “Back in Black.”

The special — full title: Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World — is set to air this Saturday, May 8, on networks including ABC, CBS and Fox. It’ll also stream online via the Global Citizen YouTube channel. It aims to “inspire vaccine confidence worldwide and help get the COVID-19 vaccines to everyone, everywhere.”

Other performers include Pearl Jam‘s Eddie Vedder, Jennifer Lopez, H.E.R. and J Balvin; Selena Gomez will host. Variety also reports that Vedder’s solo band for the show includes ex-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer.

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