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Foo Fighters to headline Metro in Lollapalooza after-show

The

Foo Fighters

, who already are scheduled to close the

Lollapalooza

festival Sunday, also will play a more intimate concert Saturday at Metro.

Tickets went on sale without much fanfare Thursday at etix.com and sold out within minutes. The concert is one of

affiliated with Lollapalooza the next three days at Chicago clubs. The booking continues the long relationship between the North Side club and Foo Fighters’ singer-guitarist

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Dave Grohl
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. Grohl first played the club in the early ‘90s as the drummer in a fast-rising Seattle band,

Nirvana

. He played among his first shows with Foo Fighters there in 1995, opening for

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Mike Watt
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. And in 2009 on Lollapalooza weekend, he debuted a new trio,

Them Crooked Vultures

, with

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Queens of the Stone Age
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’s Josh Homme and former

Led Zeppelin

bassist

John Paul Jones

.

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