Here are a selection of comments from fans on our Facebook page :

"If Carlsberg did bands....." manager of The Roadhouse, Birmingham

"Great seeing you guys tonight at RiverRooms..... Best tribute band I've ever seen ...."

"You just get better guys,keep it going!!!!!!"

"They cover the best of the Foo Fighters hits and look and sound spot on !!" (The Roadhouse, Birmingham)

" Wow..... Totally amazing performance, excellent night fabulous evening, can't wait for the next one "

" Absolutely fabulous performance, what an amazing tribute .. Will defo being going to see them again sooooon "

" Absolutely fantastic last night lads! Me and the Mrs got in free and almost felt like we were robbing the place as I would of happily paid to see that gig. We're going to see the Foo's on 25th May in Sunderland and that was the best gig to get us prepared! "

" Food Fighterz put on a great show tonight at MK11. Not many have that energy for a 90 minute set. Great Tribute band" (taken from Twitter)"

" ******* awesome! Really enjoyed it. I have seen the foo's a couple of times at Cardiff and Milton Keynes bowl but you are a brilliant tribute act and can't wait to see you again (27/6/14)."

"Definitely not pretenders, you guys are as good as it gets "

"Simply brilliant. Please come back soon!" (Drigstock 2013)

"Was at the butlins gig (90's Reloaded) and I can say hand on heart you guys were fricking awesome - the best band of the weekend by a country mile"

Seamless Sounds of Seattle

Grohlfest - Food Fighterz and Novana - The Robin 2, Bilston

Words by Jayson Burns
Photos by David Sansoni

Midlands-based Food Fighterz, consisting of Gavin Leach (Dave Grohl - lead vocals/guitar), Noel Eastwood (Chris Shifflet - guitar), Craig Haycock (Pat Smear - guitar), Matt Handley (Taylor Hawkins - drums) and Aiden Roberts (Nate Mendel - bass) rush headlong into the Seattle rockers' back catalogue with recent hit 'Run' and 2002's 'All My Life' but it's radio friendly offerings 'Times Like These' and 'Learn to Fly' that get the braver souls in the audience to venture from the sticky carpet to the stage.

'Arlandria' allows Leach to showcase the Grohl growl and 'No Way Back' is probably as close as the ex-Nirvana man got to his previous band's sound with the Foos.

'DOA' maintains the pace and the opening bars of 'The Pretender' herald a Led Zep moment in proceedings but tonight's set covers the whole gamut of Foo Fighters' career with 'White Limo', new track 'La Dee Da', 'My Hero' and 'Walk' encapsulating the essence of these monsters of 21st century rock.

As the set moves towards its climax, 'These Days' and 'This is a Call' bring the assembled throng nicely to the boil as 'Best of You', 'Breakout', 'Monkey Wrench' and 'Everlong' finally get the reticent rockers onto the dance floor.


"Fantastic gig last night. Best Foo Tribute Band I've seen! Will definitely be rocking out with you again! :-)"

"Deffo the best band on saturday [Moxters of Rock]..first time i had seen you wont be the last."

"You lot were the absolute BOLLOCKS !!!  (from The Pistols)

"You guys were the best band of the weekend [Moxters of Rock] by a mile, Fantastic"

"Best night we've had out in ages .... superb, you guys rocked .... please come back soon !!"

"As always guys, you rocked the house down. You get better and better. "

"Top notch performance last night! We have been playing Moxsters for years and you are one of the best!! Absolutely awesome......."

"Cracking set last night, loved it!"

"Had an absolutely brill time. Rockin tunes. Thanks lads ;) x"

"... i loved the whole set! It was a highlight to see 'Taylor' singin 'Cold Day In The Sun', so authentic! You guys rocked and are a great tribute band x"

"Thank you guys so much, absolutely fantastic music played brilliantly well. We will definitely have to see you guys again. We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, couldn't of been any better. Thank you :-)"

"what a gig!!!! Fanbloodytastic!!!"

"We saw you at Butlins Bognor Regis on the weekend of the 14th of June. We thought you were excellent and best band of the weekend by far."

"Another epic night!!! Thanks guys :-) xx"


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