Foo Fighters fans positive band will perform at Glastonbury after big hints

Fans think a mystery band called The ChurnUps is a cover

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Dave Grohl of the band Foo Fighters performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Foo Fighters have announced a new album is in the works, the first since the death of the band’s drummer, Taylor Hawkins. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
Foo Fighters are rumoured to be playing at Glastonbury. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Foo Fighters fans are begging the band to put them out of their misery as speculation mounts about them performing at Glastonbury.

Dave Grohl and co are not officially on the bill for the Somerset festival - but a mystery band called The ChurnUps is listed for a prime-time slot on the main Pyramid Stage.

Fans have been trying to guess who they really are, with Blur and Pulp both among the acts being mentioned.

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But Grohl dropped a major hint when he posted a message on Instagram about the band and their fans “churning up” emotions together.

And things have now amped up as the SecretGlasto Twitter account posted: “We’ve got another confession to make, you’d certainly be FOOlish to miss The ChurnUps.”

Comedian and Glasto fan Josh Widdicombe added weight to the gossip when he suggested the Foo Fighters would play a set.

With just days to go until the event, music fans are desperate to solve the mystery.

“Please put us out of our Glastonbury misery Dave, is it you?!” one pleaded on Instagram.

“My year will actually be made if it is Foo Fighters secret set at Glasto,” said another.

“Honestly I don’t know how anybody is functioning let alone working,” one person wrote on Twitter.

“The excitement levels aren’t manageable here.”

GLASTONBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 26: Crowds of people gather in front of the main Pyramid Stage to watch Diana Ross perform at the 2022 Glastonbury Festival during day two of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 26, 2022 in Glastonbury, England. The festival, founded in 1970, has grown into one of the largest outdoor green field festivals in the world. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
The ChurnUps will play the Pyramid Stage. (Getty Images)

Others said it "must be" the rockers.

Who is confirmed for Glastonbury this year?

This year’s main stage headliners include Arctic Monkeys, Guns n’ Roses and Sir Elton John.

Other acts performing include Lizzo, Lana Del Rey, Beth Orton and Blondie.

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The festival takes place at Worthy Farm in Pilton from 21 to 25 June.

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