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Grammys 2014: GIFs & Videos

The Grammys aren’t about Grammys — the vast majority of them aren’t even given out during the televised ceremony. (UPDATE: Here’s who won, though.) No, the Grammys are about the performances, and this year is looking pretty stacked. Here we’ll be posting videos of the live sets including Daft Punk (with Pharrell, Nile Rodgers, and… More »

By: Stereogum / January 26, 2014 - 8:56 pm

Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, & Lindsey Buckingham To Close The Grammys Together

As SPIN reports, one very tough, smartly selected lineup of aging rock dudes will assemble this Sunday night to end the Grammy Awards broadcast. Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, and Fleetwood Mac O.G. Lindsey Buckingham have intersected in various configurations over the years — Grohl playing drums on QOTSA’s SongsMore »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2014 - 8:49 am

Watch Video From Foo Fighters’ Surprise Show At A California Pizza Place

Yelp tells me that Rock & Roll Pizza in Moorpark, CA is where you can enjoy good food and good music. It has “no razzle-dazzle made up garbage” as one person put it, and many promise that with its live music, the place makes for a good way to spend your Friday or Saturday night. More »

By: Miles Bowe / December 10, 2013 - 5:58 pm

2014 Grammy Nominations: Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift … And Sara Bareilles?

The Grammys again announced their nominations with some extra flash and fanfare this year, flipping the old morning podium announcement into another primetime concert special live from the Staples Center in L.A. LL Cool J, who hosted last year’s Grammy broadcast, was back to MC this show as he will for the ceremony next month. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 6, 2013 - 10:58 pm

Ghost B.C. – “If You Have Ghosts” (Roky Erickson Cover)

Earlier this year, the flamboyant Swedish metal band Ghost B.C. — or, if you don’t care about the only-in-America legal silliness that led to the name change, just Ghost — linked up with producer and famous rock dude Dave Grohl and covered Abba’s “I’m A Marionette.” Soon, Ghost will release a new EP of cover… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 10, 2013 - 11:27 am

Hear Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share And Discuss In Utero Outtakes On All Songs Considered

This week marks the 20 year anniversary of Nirvana’s In Utero. As expected a lot of us are looking back on that incredibly special and difficult (in every possible way) record. NPR’s All Songs Considered has done a lengthy interview with Kris Novoselic and Dave Grohl about the recording of the album and the experience… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 10, 2013 - 1:26 pm

Watch Surviving Nirvana Members Back McCartney In Seattle

What you see above you are two men singing into a microphone together. To be a little more specific, it’s Sir Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl. To be even more specific, they’re singing “Helter Skelter” to each other … using the same microphone. This happened. In addition to reminding us that not everything cool yesterdayMore »

By: Miles Bowe / July 20, 2013 - 4:54 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Rush At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Last night, after years of fan grousing, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame finally inducted Rush into its hallowed halls, alongside Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Heart, Randy Newman, Albert King, Lou Adler, and Quincy Jones. And to mark the occasion, the Foo Fighters dressed up in blidingly white kimonos and wigs to cover the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 19, 2013 - 1:25 pm

Sound City Players – “Mantra” (Feat. Josh Homme And Trent Reznor)

Both Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor will appear on the new Queens Of The Stone Age album (which at this point rivals “We Are The World” for guest personnel), but before that one drops, Queens frontman Josh Homme and Reznor are contributing to Grohl’s new Sound City Players LP (which makes the forthcoming QOTSA album… More »

By: Michael Nelson / March 6, 2013 - 3:56 pm

Watch Dave Grohl, John Fogerty, & Rick Springfield Play Kimmel

The producers of Jimmy Kimmel Live must have deemed this all-star trio too big for an in-studio stage. Dave Grohl, accompanied by John Fogerty and Rick Springfield, led the Sound City Players in a block party performance on Hollywood Boulevard. The trio played CCR’s “Fortunate Son” and the Sound City/Springfield collaborative track “The Man That… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 6, 2013 - 11:16 am

Stream Dave Grohl & Friends Sound City: Reel To Reel

Dave Grohl recently released his directorial debut, the documentary Sound City: Real To Reel. It’s about Sound City, the now-defunct studio where Nirvana made Nevermind; Grohl recently bought the studio and recruited a bunch of fellow luminaries for a fantasy-camp all-star recording session, and the result is the movie’s new soundtrack album. Grohl famously recruited… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 4, 2013 - 10:43 am

Watch Sound City Players And Stevie Nicks On Letterman

Dave Grohl’s Sound City documentary is about to drop, and for its soundtrack, he formed a new band called the Sound City Players and played a bunch of songs with famous friends. Grohl and fellow Nirvana survivors Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear famously debuted their song “Cut Me Some Slack” with Paul McCartney at the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 15, 2013 - 9:48 am

Sound City Players @ Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC 2/13/13

Last night, Dave Grohl and a grip of musicians who he featured in his documentary about Sound City Studio — including members of Rage Against The Machine, Fear, and Cheap Trick, among others — played a lengthy show at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Divided into seven sets, the night was filled with renditions of the bands’… More »

By: Stereogum / February 14, 2013 - 4:14 pm

Watch Dave Grohl On Colbert

Last night Dave Grohl appeared on The Colbert Report to talk about his new documentary Sound City. The film is about the now-closed legendary studio where a number of artists from Rick Springfield to Stevie Nicks recorded, as well as where Nirvana’s Nevermind was made. Below, watch Grohl and Colbert talk about its genesis and… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 14, 2013 - 10:57 am

Watch Dave Grohl Interview Nas On Chelsea Lately

Last night, Dave Grohl interviewed Nas on Chelsea Lately about his four Grammy nominations and the way hip-hop is portrayed at the awards show. The two continued on to discuss the competitive nature of the industry, and why rappers tend to have beef with one another. Watch it below. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 6, 2013 - 2:01 pm

Soundgarden – “By Crooked Steps” Video

You know who’s been quiet — a little too quiet — lately? Dave Grohl, man. I swear I went all weekend without news of Grohl doing Maron, playing drums for some random band or another, schmoozing the festival circuit in support of the documentary film he directed, or making plans to take his Rock &More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 28, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Ghost – “I’m A Marionette” (Abba Cover) (Feat. Dave Grohl)

A few months ago, we learned the ridiculously badass news that Dave Grohl would, once again, play drums on a forthcoming Queens Of The Stone Age album. And Grohl has apparently found a fun way to shake off any drum rust he might be feeling: By linking up with the absurdly theatrical Swedish doom metal… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2013 - 3:55 pm

Watch Dave Grohl’s Sound City Live Concert In Park City

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players will be one of early 2013’s more unavoidable events, and the band kicked off their ubiquity Friday night in Park City, Utah, where they made their live debut (coinciding with the premiere of Grohl’s new Sound City documentary at the Sundance Film Festival). The show went for three-plus hours and… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 21, 2013 - 1:49 pm

Hear Dave Grohl On Marc Maron’s WTF

Even if you’ve never enjoyed more than a handful of Foo Fighters songs, you have to concede that Dave Grohl has had a pretty incredible and unprecedented career, and that he’d be a fun person to hang out with for an hour or so. That means he’s a pretty ideal person to sit for a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 17, 2013 - 9:39 am

McCartney & Nirvana Members – “Cut Me Some Slack” Studio Version & SNL Performance

In one of those bizarre and unforseeable titans-clashing musical events, Paul McCartney linked up with the surviving members of Nirvana, reunited for the occasion, to play a few songs at last week’s 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief show. Among those songs was a hearteningly ass-whomping new one called “Cut Me Some Slack,” which will show u… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 17, 2012 - 9:19 am