When the Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins wanted to sing lead, Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers stepped in

The Foo Fighters are a pretty equal-opportunity sort of band, so when Taylor Hawkins wanted to sing a cover of The Faces’ “Stay With Me,” someone needed to play drums. Sure, Dave could have done it, but since Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers was available…

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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