South by Southwest has announced Dave Grohl as the 2013 music keynote speaker. The speech, which is open to Music and Platinum registrants and registered showcasing artists, is scheduled for Thursday, Mar. 14., at the Austin Convention Center.

Grohl, who was spent the past two years promoting Foo Fighters’ Grammy-winning album Wasting Light, also recently confirmed that he will drum on the new Queens of the Stone Age record.