Foo Fighters Perform with Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick on “Late Show”

Jeffrey R. Staab/CBSFoo Fighters continued their week-long residency on the CBS Late Show with David Letterman Thursday by teaming up with Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick on the CT song “Stiff Competition.”  The song is featured on Cheap Trick’s 1978 album Heaven Tonight.

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins took the lead on vocals while Dave Grohl played drums.

Foo Fighters are appearing on the Late Show all week to promote their new Sonic Highways album and HBO series, the latter of which debuts Friday night at 11 ET.  They’re also scheduled to appear on Friday’s Late Show.

Earlier Thursday, the band released the first song from the new album, a tune entitled "Something from Nothing.”

Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways follows the band as they travel from studio to studio across the country recording their album and talking to famous and influential artists along the way.  The album arrives November 10.

The band’s week-long Late Show residency has included performances with Zac Brown, Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, and singer-songwriter Tony Joe White.

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