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The story goes something like this: Sheriff Kurt moseys into town just long enough to purge the spandex-clad outlaws before riding off into the sunset forever, leaving behind the Clinton Administration, Lollapalooza, and lucrative major label deals for flannel-flyin’ underdogs everywhere. More »

Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it’s way too easy to be duped by fake profiles. (So easy!) Not that folks care — Tina Fey disowned her Twitter yet still has over 220k followers — but you should know some of… More »

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Watch Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic On The Tonight Show

Tonight, Nirvana will enter the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, possibly performing with Joan Jett filling in for Kurt Cobain. All this week, Jimmy Fallon is welcoming incoming Hall Of Famers to The Tonight Show, and last night, Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic were there to sit on Fallon’s couch for an interview. More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 10, 2014 - 9:06 am

Watch Stevie Nicks And Jimmy Fallon (As Tom Petty) Recreate The “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” Video

This week The Tonight Show has booked talent from the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, which goes down in Brooklyn Thursday night. Stevie Nicks was Jimmy Fallon’s musical guest tonight; at the Rock Hall event she’ll pay tribute to Linda Rondstadt, who will not be attending because her Parkinson’s disease makes travel… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 10, 2014 - 12:22 am

Looks Like Joan Jett Will Front Nirvana At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Earlier today we launched a poll asking who you think will front the surviving members of Nirvana when the band performs at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame induction this Thursday. Now we have evidence that suggests at least one singer will be Joan Jett. Today @FooFighters Instagrammed a photo of instruments, presumably from… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 8, 2014 - 7:04 pm

Vandal Who Defaced Dave Grohl Alley Will Face “Very Unique” Punishment

In Warren, Ohio, where Dave Grohl was born, there’s an alley named after Grohl, and it’s full of Grohl-themed artwork, including a vaguely terrifying metal sculpture of the man. Recently, some disgruntled local vandalized the alley, leaving spraypaint on all of the art. And in a local newscast, the retired Police Sergeant Joe O’Grady claim… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 7, 2014 - 10:13 am

Courtney Love Downplays Hole Reunion Talk, Vows To Join Foe Dave Grohl Onstage At Nirvana’s Rock Hall Induction

A few months ago, Courtney Love gave Hole fans something to be excited about when she confirmed in a Facebook Q&A that she was “slowly, steadily” reuniting with the band’s Celebrity Skin-era lineup of Eric Erlandson, Patty Schemel, and Melissa Auf Der Maur. Then in an interview earlier this month, Love mentioned that the quartet… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 7, 2014 - 9:56 am

R&R HOF Inductees Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic, Yusuf Islam, Kiss To Do Fallon This Week

On Thursday night, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame will induct its 2014 class at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, which means just about everyone who’s still alive and going into the Hall is in New York this week. Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show is taking advantage of that fact and booking an incoming Hall Of Famer… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 7, 2014 - 9:25 am

Split Single’s Jason Narducy Has The Sexiest Elbows In Rock

Besides fronting Split Single (Britt Daniel’s other other band), indie-rock veteran Jason Narducy is a member of the Bob Mould Band and Superchunk and has logged time playing with Verbow, Robert Pollard, and Telekinesis. That’s an illustrious career, and judging from the very funny new Split Single promo video, it seems Narducy has accumulated a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 18, 2014 - 11:49 am

Dave Grohl Joins New Hardcore/Metal Supergroup Teenage Time Killer

Dave Grohl is one of the many, many veterans of the ’80s thrash and hardcore scenes who’s part of Teenage Time Killer, a new supergroup spearheaded by Corrosion Of Conformity’s Mike Dean and Reed Mullin. Blabbermouth reports that Grohl has recorded the instrumental parts for a forthcoming record at his Studio 606 studio, using the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 18, 2014 - 9:40 am

Watch Dave Grohl, Eurythmics, Katy Perry Cover The Beatles On The Night That Changed America

Last night, on the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s performance on Ed Sullivan, CBS aired The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute To The Beatles. The special, which was filmed in Los Angeles last month, featured performances by Maroon 5, John Mayer, Imagine Dragons, Pharrell Williams & Brad Paisley, Stevie Wonder, and the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 10, 2014 - 12:34 pm

Watch NIN, QOTSA, Dave Grohl, & Lindsey Buckingham’s Uncut Grammys Rehearsal

After the Grammys cut off Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Lindsey Buckingham, and Dave Grohl’s superjam with a sponsor ad, pissing off Trent Reznor, which confused Vampire Weekend, we can finally watch the complete performance that was meant to happen. This rehearsal footage of “Copy Of A” leading into “My God I… More »

By: Miles Bowe / February 3, 2014 - 11:53 am

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