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Foo Fighters’ 20th Anniversary Blowout Is On, But No Weird Weapons Or Uncured Meats Allowed

After Dave Grohl broke his leg during a show in Sweden, the Foo Fighters had to cancel all their European touring plans, including a headlining set at Glastonbury. All those cancellations have led to random-ass replacements like Florence + The Machine and Faith No More covering the band at those festivals. And the injury also… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 30, 2015 - 9:30 am

Watch Faith No More Briefly Cover Foo Fighters While Filling In For Them At Rock Werchter

After Dave Grohl’s nasty fall, the Foo Fighters were forced to cancel a couple of festival tour dates, and their replacement acts this weekend have taken to covering the band in honor of their absence. Florence + The Machine did a cover of “Times Like These” at Glastonbury on Friday and the day before that,… More »

By: James Rettig / June 29, 2015 - 9:35 am

Watch Florence + The Machine Cover Foo Fighters While Filling In For Them At Glastonbury

Dave Grohl took a big tumble at a recent Foo Fighters show in Sweden and had to cancel all of his upcoming dates, so Florence + The Machine stepped up as last-minute replacements to headline UK’s Glastonbury Festival. During the performance today, Florence Welch thanked Grohl for being supportive when she was starting out and… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 26, 2015 - 8:23 pm

Azealia Banks, Stephen Hawking Pull Out Of Glastonbury

Earlier this morning, Glastonbury Festival announced via Twitter that Azealia Banks will no longer be performing at this weekend’s event. Banks told Billboard that she’s pulled out because of her doctor’s orders for vocal rest:… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 26, 2015 - 1:08 pm

Florence + The Machine Replace Foo Fighters As Glastonbury Headliner

Last week, Dave Grohl took a spectacular fall while playing a Foo Fighters show in Sweden. And even though Grohl still finished the show, the Foo Fighters have had to cancel all their upcoming dates, including their headlining set at the UK’s storied Glastonbury Festival. Glastonbury has now announced the last-minute replacement: Florence + The… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 17, 2015 - 8:41 am

Foo Fighters Cancel Glastonbury; Read Dave Grohl’s Letter To Fans (And Kanye)

Dave Grohl took an epic spill last week at a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden, and like the true (Foo) fighter that he is, he finished the set anyway with his leg in a cast. Unfortunately, his ability to perform on a long-term basis is questionable, and today, Foo Fighters announced that they will be canceling… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / June 16, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Dave Grohl Breaks His Leg Onstage In Sweden, Finishes The Concert Anyway

Dave Grohl broke his leg by falling off the stage today during a Foo Fighters performance in Gothenburg, Sweden. But, trooper that he is, Grohl kept right on performing. It sounds like the injury may have occurred while the band was in the middle of covering David Bowie and Queen’s classic “Under Pressure”? It look… More »

By: Caitlin White / June 12, 2015 - 5:26 pm

Foo Fighters Are Making Sonic Highways 2, Maybe In The UK

Last year, the Foo Fighters made an album, Sonic Highways, that they put together by recording in the iconic studios of eight different American cities. And frontman Dave Grohl also made an HBO show, also called Sonic Highways, in which he documented the album’s creation but also interviewed the luminaries of all these different cities,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 8, 2015 - 10:01 am

Watch An 8-Year-Old Fan Sing Onstage With Foo Fighters In Manchester

During a show in Manchester last week, Dave Grohl pulled an 8-year-old kid out of the crowd when Grohl noticed the boy was singing along to his every word. Grohl invited the kid, Frankie, onstage, requesting that the kid’s parents join him, before jokingly saying, “’cause I ain’t taking care of you, that’s for goddam… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / June 2, 2015 - 9:59 am

Ian MacKaye Unearths Fan Letter From 14-Year-Old Dave Grohl

Before he was best friends with David Letterman, before he was a Foo Fighter, before he was the drummer in Nirvana, before he was the drummer in Scream, Dave Grohl was the cute kid pictured above. That cute kid wrote a letter to Ian MacKaye when he was 14, asking the Minor Threat (and later… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / May 28, 2015 - 2:44 pm

Check Out The Custom Foo Fighters T-Shirt David Letterman Earned For 33 Years On Late Night TV

David Letterman’s Late Show ended with a career-spanning montage soundtracked by final musical guest Foo Fighters performing “Everlong,” one of Letterman’s favorite songs. E! reports that Letterman showed up to the wrap party afterwards rocking a custom Foo Fighters T under his blazer, which seems like a very sweet gift. You can see it above… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 21, 2015 - 5:43 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Perform “Everlong” For Letterman’s Final Show

David Letterman wrapped up a 33-year-long late-night career last night, and brought out one of his favorite bands to do his favorite song to put a capper on the night. Foo Fighters — who did a week-long residency on the show last year after the release of Sonic Highways — played “Everlong,” which they performed… More »

By: James Rettig / May 21, 2015 - 7:50 am

Lieutenant – “Believe The Squalor” Video

Lieutenant is the side project of Foo Fighters/Sunny Day Real Estate bassist Nate Mendel, and back in January we premiered the downtempo, melancholic single “Believe The Squalor.” It’s a soothing, spiraling track and indicative of the rest of the album If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going To Eat For A Week, which feature… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 20, 2015 - 12:55 pm

Foo Fighters Are David Letterman’s Last Musical Guest

Foo Fighters are David Letterman’s favorite band, so they’ll serve as the final guest when the legendary late-night host’s Late Show tenure ends tonight. Rolling Stone reported the news, though Letterman’s reps declined to comment — tonight’s guest list is supposed to be a surprise. You might recall that the Foos staged a weeklong LettermanMore »

By: Chris DeVille / May 20, 2015 - 10:34 am

Watch Foo Fighters’ Mini-Doc About Record Store Day Gig In Small-Town Ohio

For Record Store Day this year, official RSD ambassador Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters played a show at a small record store called the Record Connection in Niles, Ohio, just a short ways away from Grohl’s birthplace of Warren. The band has just shared a short documentary about the event, which… More »

By: James Rettig / May 18, 2015 - 8:31 pm

Watch Foo Fighters’ Surprise Covers Set At A California County Fair

Last year saw Dave Grohl taking things to another level with his HBO documentary series and the massive, mainstream new Foo Fighters record, Sonic Highways. But that doesn’t mean Grohl and his crew are above turning up at a random county fair and playing a bunch of covers for an unsuspecting crowd. According to Reddit… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 13, 2015 - 2:55 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

Foo Fighters Headlining Glastonbury 2015

Foo Fighters announced that they will play the UK’s Glastonbury Festival 17 years after their last performance in 1998. Dave Grohl announced that the band will headline the summer festival in an acceptance speech video that aired at the NME Awards — Foo Fighters won the award for Best International Band but were not present… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 18, 2015 - 5:04 pm

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
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