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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, 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

Watch Nirvana & Paul McCartney Debut “Cut Me Some Slack” At 12-12-12: The Concert For Sandy Relief

So last night the unthinkable happened: Paulvana, Nirmacca, Nicartney — whatever they’re calling themselves (Abomination is taken) — performed at the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden. It should go without saying that my criticism/cynicism here is strictly musical and cultural: Whatever fresh hell occurred last night was very much in the… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 13, 2012 - 11:04 am

Reunited Nirvana To Perform With Paul McCartney Tonight

Among the many types of rock-band reunions, there are a few notable ones: The reunions we all wanted that end up being worthy of our interest (Dinosaur Jr., Mission Of Burma); the reunions we all wanted that end up being kind of a bummer (Jesus & Mary Chain, Pavement IMO), the reunions we’ve been clamoring… More »

By: Michael Nelson / December 12, 2012 - 11:16 am

Dave Grohl Rejoins Queens Of The Stone Age For New Album

Earlier today on Zane Lowe’s BB1 show, Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme announced that Dave Grohl would rejoining the group for their new album (Grohl also played on 2002’s Songs For The Deaf). He’ll replace former drummer Joey Castillo. The new album will be release next year and head below to see… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 6, 2012 - 3:51 pm

Frances Bean Issues Statement Re: Mom’s Twitter Rant

Earlier this week, Courtney Love lobbied some hateful tweets against Dave Grohl, accusing him of trying to seduce Frances Bean Cobain and having a “romney rape thing about him.” She also claimed Grohl hired a “submissive drummer” who looked like Kurt, named his daughter after a Hole song, and greedily licensed Nirvana music to TheMore »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 12, 2012 - 6:08 pm

Courtney Love Alleges Dave Grohl Seduced Frances Bean, Tweets A Lot About It

As is well-established at this point, shit is bound to go down on Courtney Love’s Twitter. But, her account (which is set to private) veered into creepy territory as she lobbed accusations at Dave Grohl, who was allegedly handsy with his former bandmate’s daughter recently. The tirade also questions the nature of Foo Fighters drummer… More »

By: Corban Goble / April 11, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Tenacious D – “To Be The Best” Video

Novelty-metal all-stars Tenacious D have been out of the game, as a duo anyway, since their 2006 movie The Pick Of Destiny failed brutally. They’re back with a new album now, and credit them for taking on that movie’s miserable performance in this, the first video from new LP Rize Of The Fenix. It’s probably… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 27, 2012 - 9:34 am

Dave Grohl Clarifies Grammy Speech

Dave Grohl said some stuff during his Grammy acceptance speech that came across as anti-digital, anti-technology, anti-Skrillex that he thought he should clarify (of course, the whole juxtaposition of his “long live the rock!” speech at odds with his band’s performance with Deadmau5 later in the broadcast. The Grammys, ladies and gents!). Here’s Dave, via… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 17, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Ryan Adams Covers Ratt Acoustic

Ryan Adams has often been photographed wearing Ratt T-shirts, and as it turns out, he wasn’t just being cute with it. On a recent visit to NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Adams broke out a gorgeous solo-acoustic cover of the glam-metal band’s 1984 nugget “Round And Round” — not a faithful cover by any means, but… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 5, 2012 - 9:03 am

Dave Grohl Says Thanks

Dave Grohl took to the Foo Fighters’ website to issue a thank you to fans, calling the Wasting Light cycle the “most incredible album experience” of the band’s history, as well as calling the surrounding tour “the best gigs of our lives.” Read the full letter after the jump. More »

By: Corban Goble / December 13, 2011 - 2:03 pm