Foo Fighters' Nirvana tribute

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has paid homage to his former band Nirvana during a blistering set at England's V Festival.

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has paid homage to his former band Nirvana during a blistering set at England's V Festival.

Following a surprise acoustic show earlier in the day, the US rockers took to the stage in Chelmsford, Essex on Saturday night and made a teasing reference to the Smells Like Teen Spirit band.

Before launching into Learn To Fly, Grohl said, "This goes out to Snow Patrol, Pink and the band I used to drum for…

He added in jest, "...Juliette and The Licks! Man, I really blew that gig!"

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