Post Malone hooked up with Slash and Chad Smith for special performances in his New Year’s Eve Facebook livestream.
The drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers and one of the greatest guitarists of all time? That’s quite the impressive NYE guest list. Smith and Slash appeared during Malone’s ‘Bud Light Seltzer Sessions Presents: New Year’s Eve 2021’ Facebook livestream on December 31st (is there a more American drink than Bud Light?).
They weren’t afraid to take on some absolutely massive tracks either: the rapper performed Alice in Chain’s ‘Rooster’ alongside Smith, guitarist and producer and former comical nemesis Andrew Watt, and bassist Chris Chaney, before performing ‘War Pigs’ by Black Sabbath with Slash then added to the mix.
The star-studded show was hosted by Lilly Singh and also featured the likes of Steve Aoki, and took place under the bright lights of Las Vegas at MGM Resorts. Where else would Malone and Slash be found hanging out on NYE, really?
It was fitting that Malone sung a Sabbath classic considering he’s previously worked with Ozzy Osbourne. The pair collaborated on Malone’s song ‘Take What You Want’, taken from his latest album, Hollywood’s Bleeding. Malone also helped Ozzy out on the latter’s album, Ordinary Man.
According to Blabbermouth, Malone enthused massively about his experience with Osbourne to Zane Lowe of Beats 1: “Ozzy Osbourne, baby. I was in Utah because I had just got off tour. It’s good, right? Ozzy went over to Watt’s house. You’ve talked a lot before. He’s a maniac. I said, ‘Hey, you know what? Ozzy Osbourne’s coming down.
We’re going to cut it and I’ll FaceTime you. And you let me know what’s going on.’ We talked and it was like a big deal. Yeah. Ozzy Osbourne. I think he crushed it. I mean he was talking to Watt and Watt was telling me he was like this, ‘Yo, this is my favorite that I’ve done since, you know, SABBATH and since I started my own, own way.’ I was like, ‘That’s huge.’ I’m like honored. Thank you very much.”