How do you make a rock anthem even more epic? Add roughly 1,000 more musicians to the band.
Although it wasn’t just for fun.
As he wrote in his online diary for the project in May 2014, the Foo Fighters haven’t played in Romagna since 1997. “We have to organize something that kicks ass worldwide and can be seen by Dave Grohl: we will ask one thousand rockers to play one of their songs, all together and at the same time,” he added.
Eventually, after fundraising, advertising, auditioning, and promoting, Zaffagnini and his cohorts found their 1,000 musicians, and a site for the event: Cesena, Italy.
And finally, this week, it all finally came to fruition. With the help of a thousand Italians, Zaffagnini made the song happen.
Dave Grohl has responded…in Italian!