Watch the Dead Weather Perform on Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’
On this Sunday's (Oct. 2) episode of CNN's Parts Unknown, globe-trotting chef/author/television host Anthony Bourdain visits Nashville. While there, he got to attend a party at the house of Alison Mosshart of the Kills and the Dead Weather, and CNN has posted a teaser video (embedded above) of the latter band playing in her living room.
The clip begins with Bourdain helping out in Mosshart's kitchen, showing off his ability to thinly chop vegetables without looking down or chopping off a finger. Then it moves to the music, where, with Jack White behind the drums, the Dead Weather play “Hang From the Heavens,” which can be found on the Dead Weather's 2009 debut, Horehound. From there, they show the spread Bourdain and a man-bunned chef named Matthew prepared, including pulled pork, brisket. deviled eggs, fried pork dumplings and slaw.
Nashville Scene has a bit more on the episode, saying that the Kills and Margo Price also perform, and that he checks out a couple of restaurants. This included a stop at a hot chicken place that he said in a recent Reddit AMA was "truly terrifying. And if you're considering going to Nashville, by the way, please notice that Nashvillians themselves don't eat the extra-hot fried chicken. They know better. Unless you've got three or four days to spend in a bathroom, I really advise against that."
Bourdain has a connection to the Dead Weather. Their guitarist, Dean Fertita, is in Queens of the Stone Age, whose leader, Josh Homme, co-wrote the theme song to Parts Unknown with Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees.
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