Not only is Dave Grohl unquestionably one of the coolest guys in rock ‘n roll, but the dude has a whole army of rock star friends. Last night he participated in Dimebash, an event held each year at Hollywood’s Lucky Strike, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund. Grohl joined the likes of Pantera‘s Philip Anselmo, Metallica‘s Robert Trujillo, and Slayer‘s Dave Lombardo to provide a particularly rousing cover of Motörhead‘s “Ace of Spades.”
This show was meant to celebrate the life and the music that Dimebag loved, and his longtime girl Rita Haney expressed her excitement about this year’s show:
I think the thing that embodies this event and entity is unity; bringing everyone together to celebrate the music played and loved by (Dimebag) Darrell and to benefit the foundation of a very beloved man, Mr. Ronnie James Dio. Dimebag Darrell was notorious for giving us all so much, in some way, even to this day. So to be able to give back in his name is such an honor. With all of this amazing talent in one place, it makes for a damn good celebration! C’mon out and getcha pull!
For a mere 33 bucks, Hollywood was treated to an impressively epic night out. Not only did the above supergroup honor their recently lost friend, Lemmy Kilmister, but they also performed another very notable cover, a song that you might know by a little-known band that goes by the name of Pink Floyd, and surely at least one Foo Fighters song. Feel free to do your headbanging to the fan-shot videos available above and below!
It’s definitely nice to see Grohl back on his feet again, too.