In an interview with Radio X’s Chris Moyles, Dave Grohl showed off just why he’s still such a beloved figure in rock. No, it’s not the fact that he’s been a part of some legendary bands, written dozens of modern rock classics, or continued to tour through a broken leg: it’s mainly because he can do an incredible Christopher Walken impression.
Recounting the story of being the musical guest on a Walken-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live, Grohl says how he deliberately, incorrectly told Walken how to enunciate the term “Foo Fighters”, resulting in the magic below:
Yep, that’s a top-tier Walken impression alright, and it’s still impressive despite the preponderance of Walken impressions we all experience in our day-to-day lives.
Relive the promo for the night in question, and try not to cringe at Walken’s awkward joke: