Foo Fighters to perform at BlizzCon

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 28 September 2011 16:22 GMT

Activision-Blizzard has announced that Foo Fighters will headline the closing concert at BlizzCon, which takes place October 21-22 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

While tickets to the convention are currently sold out, viewers can watch at home by ordering a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, offering comprehensive live coverage of the event gobally over the Internet and also on DIRECTV in the US.

Opening up the concert will be The Artist Formerly Known as Level 80 Elite Tauren Chieftain, who are returning to BlizzCon.

“There’s no better way to cap off two days of gaming entertainment than by blowing the roof off the convention center with an awesome rock concert,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder. “Everyone attending BlizzCon and watching from home can look forward to ending the show with a bang when Foo Fighters bring the house down.”

“We’re pretty sure that in the future, music historians will look back at BlizzCon 2011 as the unquestionable pinnacle of Foo Fighters’ long and illustrious career,” said Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters founder and frontman. “We look forward to living up to that prediction by bringing the Horde and Alliance together to rock the hell out of Anaheim next month.”

Viewers at home can order a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket for $39.99 through here.

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