Justin Timberlake sings on the new Foo Fighters album

Ruben Ruiz
September 7, 2017

Then the night before his last day, he says, 'Can I sing on your record?

Speaking to Rolling Stone about CalJam 17, an epic one-day super festival conceived by Grohl, the renowned songwriter boasted of the lineup he had in store, set to feature performances from a handful of Foos' "drinking buddies", including the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Cage the Elephant, Royal Blood, and more.

Opening up about his friendship with the grunge icon, Grohl went on to say that he "loved" Cornell, adding: "He was a really sweet guy".

"Even if it had been banjo, I think I probably would have showed up", he says.

For McCartney's part, the band asked him to play drums on a track to which the famed Beatle responded, "You're insane, man". "And, um... it didn't happen", Grohl said. "Because he's still playing for the same reasons we all started playing when we were young".

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They join the already impressive line-up of, Lorde, Cat Stevens, The Weeknd, Khalid, The Chainsmokers, Sir Paul McCartney, Human League, Migos, J Cole, Stevie Nicks, Jack Johnson, Harry Styles and Future, who are all scheduled to play before Christmas.

Grohl smiles, "He was so f**king good".

Timberlake himself was working on new music at EastWest, and there were definitely some libations shared between dads before they were sharing studio time."We'd drink whiskey in the parking lot", Grohl told RS. In a recent interview, Grohl got emotional when opening up about a project involving the late Soundgarden frontman that had been in the works before he tragically died by suicide in May. "That one hurt. Over the years you sort of count your blessings that you survived, and when you see another one go down..." "Because that's a long road, man".

Read the full interview here.

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