The Foo Fighters have managed to raise an impressive $1million for the Australia floods and New Zealand earthquake victims. Dave Grohl and the gang performed disaster relief concerts to help raise funds for the disaster hit countries .
The 1st gig took place at Auckland Town Hall in New Zealand on March 22nd and managed to raise NZ$354,903, which went a long way to helping New Zealand Government Christchurch Earthquake Appeal. The 2nd concert was held on March 27th at Riverstage in central Brisbane, Australia where they raised A$770,717. This money went to Queensland Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal.
Frontier Touring Company were responsible for organising and promoting the event. Michael Gudinski said "The Foo Fighters were determined to help New Zealand and Australia in the aftermath of these terrible disasters.”