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Foo Fighters split fans after announcing they’ll be performing a virtual concert in the Metaverse on Super Bowl night

Foo Fighters has left fans divided after the announcement of a virtual concert in Metaverse.

On Monday (February 7), a band formed by former drummer Nirvana Dave Grohl announced that they will be performing a free concert in collaboration with Meta (formerly Facebook), will go live soon Super Bowl game on February 15th.

Available to watch on Facebook Live, the Foo Fighters say that this is their first VR performance.

During the concert, fans will be able to access a 180-degree virtual reality view of the show through Horizon Venues, a virtual online space created by Meta.

The concert was directed by Mark Romanek, who has previously worked with top artists such as Coldplay, Jay-Z and Taylor Swift.

The performance was described as “a surreal convergence of fantasy, physical visual elements”.

Not all Foo Fighter fans are excited about the event.

While many fans expressed their eagerness to see their “favorite” band perform at the Metaverse, some called it “completely unnecessary”.

“Yes, I love them but I can’t let go [Mark Zuckerberg] and he’s looking to dominate [sic]. Didn’t think they sold out like that,” wrote one disappointed fan. “Makes me feel nauseous.”

Another added: “This is unfortunate.”

“F*** the Meta, I don’t care how many people join, what a waste of time,” wrote another.

Many fans also defended the band’s move, with one fan expressing how “excited” he was to watch the VR show.

“This is the best news ever about the Super Bowl AND the metaverse. Everything is better with the music of @foofirers,” wrote another fan.

Performances will begin at 8pm Pacific Time (4am BST) on February 15.

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/foo-fighters-concert-metaverse-super-bowl-b2009904.html Foo Fighters split fans after announcing they’ll be performing a virtual concert in the Metaverse on Super Bowl night

Tom Vazquez

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