Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City Players’ To Include Smear, Hawkins, Novoselic, Wilk, Nicks, Fogerty And More

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The Sundance Film Festival is about to be rocked. As previously reported, Dave Grohl‘s Sound City film, a documentary about the storied L.A. studio, will make its public premiere at the annual festival. In addition, Grohl will perform with “The Sound City Players” — a group that will include Grohl’s fellow Foo Fighters Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Shiflett and Nate Mendel, his former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic and a few other notables, including Rage Against The Machine‘s Brad Wilk and hardcore punk rock icon, Lee Ving of Fear. The group will also feature musical icons Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick and Rick Springfield.

Taking place on January 18 at Park City Live, the tickets sold out quickly after the line-up was announced on Wednesday (January 9).

Grohl’s film looks into the history of the legendary L.A. studio, and features interviews with Nicks, Fogerty…

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For the past five months the Foo fighters frontman has been successfully building hype for the debut of his directorial debut, the documentary Sound City, which tells the story of its namesake recording studio in Van Nuys, CA. After buying the studio’s famously custom-built analog recording console last year, Grohl had the idea to produce a film about its storied history. Bands such as (Grohl’s own) Nirvana, Neil Young, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick, Guns N’ Roses, Rage Against the Machine, Metallica, Nine Inch Nails and many more recorded there, using that very control board for the past 40 years.

The rock doc will premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. To celebrate its release, Grohl took to the film’s official Facebook…

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