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Watch Patti Smith & Laurie Anderson Induct Lou Reed Into The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Last night, six artists were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in the Performer category. Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Withers, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band all received honors, and each got a speech and performance dedicated to them. Ringo Starr was inducted… More »

By: James Rettig / April 19, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Foo Fighters – “Empty Handed” & “Kids In America” (Kim Wilde Cover)

For Record Store Day this year, Foo Fighters (and official RSD ambassador Dave Grohl) put out Songs From The Laundry Room, a 10" that contains demo versions of two '95 singles ("Alone + Easy Target" and "Big Me), a cover, and a previously unreleased song "Empty Handed." The cover is of Kim Wilde's iconic "Kid… More »

By: James Rettig / April 19, 2015 - 2:27 pm

Foo Fighters Announce Tiny Record Store Day Show Near Ohio’s Dave Grohl Alley

Dave Grohl was born in Warren, Ohio, and the town has an alley named after him. (Last year, some villain defaced the amazingly cheesed-out Grohl mural there.) And as part of this weekend's Record Store Day festivities, Grohl will be heading back home. Grohl is this year's Record Store Day Ambassador, and his Foo Fighter… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 15, 2015 - 10:38 am

Beck, Dave Grohl, Patti Smith To Appear At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Next month, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will hold its big induction ceremony in Cleveland. The year's induction class includes Lou Reed, Green Day, and Bill Withers, and the Hall Of Fame has just unveiled its list of who's inducting whom. Paul McCartney, logically enough, will induct his old bandmate Ringo Starr, while… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

Watch Dave Grohl Yell At The Kaiser Chiefs In Their Tour Video Skit

Right before the encore during Kaiser Chiefs' recent run of arena shows, the band has been playing a video where Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl verbally berates them in their dressing room to get them pumped up. The clip was shot when the band toured with the Foo Fighters last month in South America, a… More »

By: James Rettig / February 14, 2015 - 6:36 pm

Dave Grohl Is This Year’s Record Store Day Ambassador

Record Store Day has become an obsession for certain consumers, musicians and industry folk who still really value the strongholds of independence that have managed to persist, although not everybody is a fan. Whether it be all the exclusive releases the event has fostered, or just nostalgia, it seems like there's more focus on the… More »

By: Caitlin White / February 11, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck Has Unreleased Beatles Cover, Not Dave Grohl

A cut of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck premiered at Sundance last night. It's the first fully authorized documentary about the Nirvana singer, and was executive produced by his daughter, Frances Bean Cobain. The film will air later this year on HBO. Notably, the film does not feature any interview footage of Dave Grohl, though… More »

By: James Rettig / January 25, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Watch A Shaven-Head David Lee Roth Sing Van Halen Songs With Foo Fighters In L.A.

The Foo Fighters pulled out all of the stops at a "surprise" benefit concert at the Forum in Los Angeles last night to celebrate Dave Grohl's 46th birthday. Among the guests that came out on stage to perform were Paul Stanley, Alice Cooper, Perry Farrell, Slash, Tenacious D, and a newly bald David Lee Roth. More »

By: James Rettig / January 11, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Billy Corgan Disses Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters On Howard Stern

Billy Corgan was out here slagging off Eddie Vedder in last week's infamous "top two scribes" interview, and he continued his Pearl Jam diss campaign during a visit to The Howard Stern Show this morning to promote the Smashing Pumpkins' new Monuments To An Elegy. Noting that he loves competition and hates the friendliness of… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 9, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Check Out Dave Grohl’s Unearthed, Chili Peppers-y Solo Track “Hooker On The Street”

In the Seattle episode of Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl revealed that Kurt Cobain kissed him on the lips while in the bathtub after hearing Grohl's early demos for what would become Foo Fighters. "Hooker On The Street," a previously unreleased Grohl demo that surfaced in the episode, is spicy in a different way. Specifically, it… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 1, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Watch Courtney Love Tell Jimmy Kimmel About Making Up With Dave Grohl

Courtney Love has been taking a lot of acting jobs lately, and last night, she was on Jimmy Kimmel Live in a strictly nonmusical capacity. In her interview with Kimmel, she talked a bit about becoming friends, once again, with her old legal foe Dave Grohl. She patched things up with Grohl a bit at… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 19, 2014 - 9:32 am

Dave Grohl Weighs In On Taylor Swift Vs. Spotify

Dave Grohl has weighed in on the Spotify debate in light of Taylor Swift's recent decision to pull her entire catalog from the streaming service. In a new interview with Digital Spy, the Foo Fighters frontman said, "Me personally? I don't fucking care. That's just me, because I'm playing two nights at Wembley next summer. More »

By: James Rettig / November 14, 2014 - 8:49 am

Watch Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl, Eminem, Rihanna, Metallica Perform At The Concert for Valor

The Concert For Valor took place last night on the National Mall in Washington, DC to honor Veteran's Day. An estimated 800,000 were in attendance and the event was simulcast online and on HBO. Artists performing included Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl, Eminem, Rihanna, the Black Keys, Metallica, and more. Each performer played a handful of… More »

By: James Rettig / November 12, 2014 - 10:22 am

Watch Dave Grohl Relive His First Concert Experience By Bringing Naked Raygun Singer Onstage In Chicago

Last night, the Foo Fighters performed at a small venue in Chicago called Cubby Bear to celebrate the premiere of their HBO series, Sonic Highways. Dave Grohl told the audience that Cubby Bear was the place that he saw his first concert, which was a Naked Raygun show in 1983. He then proceeded to bring… More »

By: James Rettig / October 18, 2014 - 2:51 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” With Zac Brown On Letterman

When the Foo Fighters announced a five-day residency on the Late Show With David Letterman as they're getting ready to drop both an album and a TV show, it seemed likely that they'd debut five of the songs from that album. One night in, though, and that's not what's happening. Instead, they brought a country… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 14, 2014 - 9:02 am

Watch Pharrell, Lorde, Elton John, Dave Grohl, One Direction, & Many More Cover The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” For BBC Music

The BBC describes its new initiative BBC Music as "an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives that amount to the BBC's strongest commitment to music in 30 years." To mark the launch, the media conglomerate commissioned this music video featuring an all-star lineup singing the Beach Boys' classic "God Only… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 7, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Gwar Spare Dave Grohl’s Life Thanks To His Oderus Urungus Tribute

A few months ago, Richmond, Virginia locals launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring the Foo Fighters to their town. It worked, and last night, the band played the local club the National. During the show, Dave Grohl dedicated a song to local thrash legends Gwar and to Dave Brockie, better known as Oderus Urungus, the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 19, 2014 - 12:31 pm

Watch Dave Grohl, 50 Cent, Miley Cyrus, Sammy Hagar, & Others Send Off Chelsea Handler In An Epic “We Are The World” Parody

It's a big deal when a talk show says goodbye to its host, but it's an even bigger deal when the host is so integral that the entire thing just has to come to an end. Chelsea Lately had its final episode last night, and a massive amount of celebrities came together for a huge… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 27, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Preview Foo Fighters’ New Song “Something From Nothing” In The Sonic Highways Trailer

The Foo Fighters recorded the eight songs on their new album Sonic Highways in the famous studios of eight different cities, with local luminaries sitting in on all of them. And they also made an HBO series out of it; that's called Sonic Highways, too. From the looks of its latest trailer, the series won't… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 21, 2014 - 1:48 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Spoof Carrie In Their Elaborate ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video

The Foo Fighters have accepted Zac Brown Band's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and decided to go all out. In their video they recreate the climactic scene from Brian De Palma's Carrie, with frontman Dave Grohl playing the part of the titular character in a lovely dress. It is shot and edited to mirror the film,… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 19, 2014 - 3:54 pm
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