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2015 In Review

Ryan Adams’ Best Non-Taylor Swift Covers Of 2015

Ryan Adams had a big 2014. His self-titled album was his best in almost a decade, and one of the best Tom Petty albums that
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 11:53 am

The Anniversary

Foo Fighters Turns 20

For many people, Dave Grohl will always be the drummer from Nirvana first and foremost, the frontman of Foo Fighters second. But the first Foo…
Ryan Leas | July 3, 2015 - 10:33 am

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: With Four, One Direction Keep On Building A Better Boy Band

What constitutes a boy band, anyway? One Direction certainly look and act the part. Ever since forming on The X Factor in 2010, they've filled…
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2014 - 4:47 pm

More Foo Fighters stories

Watch Foo Fighters, Norah Jones, & Gary Clark Jr. Cover Tom Petty At MusiCares Tribute

Tom Petty was honored as the 2017 MusiCares Person Of The Year at the foundation's annual pre-Grammys gala in LA last night. In addition to…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2017 - 5:15 pm

Foo Fighters Announce First US Show In 19 Months

Although Foo Fighters got together for a star-studded private charity gig late last year, they haven't played a proper public concert since late 2015. We…
Chris DeVille | January 3, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Hear A Foo Fighters-Approved Mashup Of “The Pretender” With Rick James’ “Super Freak”

Foo Fighters haven't been very active on social media lately. But, as it turns out, all it takes to shake them out of their slumber…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2016 - 7:14 pm

Watch Rick Astley Cover Foo Fighters’ “Everlong”

Rick Astley covered Foo Fighters' "Everlong" to promote a benefit concert he's playing in London on 12/23 in support of the Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 8, 2016 - 1:10 pm

Tom Petty MusiCares Tribute Lines Up Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, Kings Of Leon, Randy Newman, & More

Tom Petty is this year's MusiCares Person Of The Year, and the initial lineup for the accompanying tribute concert has been announced: Foo Fighters, Don…
James Rettig | November 4, 2016 - 1:58 pm

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Announces Debut Solo LP; Stream “Range Rover Bitch”

For about 20 years, Taylor Hawkins has played drums for the Foo Fighters. And he's also made some music outside the band -- two albums…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2016 - 3:46 pm

Foo Fighters Played A Surprise Covers Set In LA With Lisa Loeb, Paul Stanley, Perry Farrell, Sammy Hagar, Steve Jones, & Stewart Copeland

Foo Fighters ended their 11-month hiatus with a huge surprise concert in Los Angeles last night to benefit area schools. The gig featured an all-star…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2016 - 11:07 am

Foo Fighters Thank Black Mountain For Inspiration

We appreciate Black Mountain so much that we named IV, their first proper album since 2010, as an Album Of The Week back in March.
Peter Helman | August 12, 2016 - 6:53 pm

Foo Fighters Got An Entire Category On Jeopardy!

Music trivia occasionally pops up on Jeopardy!, but it's not every day that a band gets more than one clue. Last night's episode devoted an…
Peter Helman | July 14, 2016 - 10:26 pm

Dave Grohl Tells A Story About The Time He Was Super High At A Party Where Taylor Swift Covered Foo Fighters For Paul McCartney

A nice thing about Dave Grohl: He has been astronomically famous for a full quarter-century, and he still seems vaguely thrilled and weirded out by…
Tom Breihan | June 23, 2016 - 9:42 am

Axl Rose Borrows Former Adversary Dave Grohl’s Motorized Throne

After Dave Grohl broke his leg by falling off the stage last year, he performed a number of Foo Fighters shows seated on a giant
Peter Helman | April 9, 2016 - 1:16 pm

Foo Fighters Helping British Teens Overturn Council Ban On Garage Bands

Black Leaves Of Envy are a teen heavy metal band out of Praa Sands, Cornwall, and like most young bands, their practice space is a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 23, 2016 - 1:11 pm

No, Foo Fighters Are Not Breaking Up

For the past few days, rumors of a Foo Fighters breakup have been swirling around the internet. Yesterday, they announced on Twitter that they would…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2016 - 10:59 pm

Foo Fighters Promise Announcement Tonight Amidst Breakup Rumors

In a lot of ways, Foo Fighters are the last remaining '90s alt-rock dinosaurs left standing, and it's weird to imagine a point where they're…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2016 - 8:47 am

Like Coldplay And RHCP, Dave Grohl Also Got Turned Down By David Bowie

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Pat Smear drove around LA together and visited some of the city's sacred David Bowie sites. Playboy filmed the excursion,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 18, 2016 - 10:08 am
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