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Foo Fighters Visit Bon Scott’s Grave

foo fighters news clipping
[Clipping from West Australian Newspaper, 24 April 2008]

News just in: Dave Grohl From the Foo Fighters, recently in Western Australia, rode a Harley Davidson and made the pilgrimage to Bon’s grave.

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At the Cemetery

a sip for bon

[David giving Bon a sip…]

Yesterday was the anniversary of Bon Scott’s death. I kept a vigil all day in Fremantle Cemetery, resting in the shade of a tree near Bon’s grave.

Even though I had never been to the cemetery before, I was aware that Bon’s grave, like Jim Morrison’s in Paris, has long been the most popular slab in Freo’s city of the dead. Fans from all over the world make their way to Bon’s final resting place to pay their respects.

Rumour has it that a few weeks back, none other than heavy metal legends Iron Maiden were chauffeured to the cemetery to have a drink with Bon. Apparently this kind of thing happens all the time.
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A vigil at Bon’s Grave

Glenn at Bon Scott's Grave
[Glenn, a big fan of AC/DC, posing for me at Bon Scott’s grave.]

Phew, it’s midnight. Had a huge day today at Bon’s grave, anniversary of his death 28 years ago. Met lots of amazing people. Will write about them all tomorrow. In the meantime, check out more photos here.