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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 Fighters album turns 20 tomorrow, which means at this point there has to be many others who first became aware of Grohl because they heard “Everlong” on the radio or… More »

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 a particular hole in the music industry, the one that requires 3-5 fresh-faced young lads with pretty voices and prettier haircuts to join forces and passionately emote for the hormonal… More »

There’s a moment on the third episode of Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl’s new HBO show, where Grohl warns his bandmates not to let their environment affect them too much. They’re in Nashville, recording the third song of the Sonic Highways album at Grohl’s country-music buddy Zac Brown’s studio. Grohl is worried that the song is… More »

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Download Foo Fighters’ Saint Cecilia EP For Free

At the end of October, Foo Fighters launched a mysterious countdown clock on their website. Now, the countdown is over, and we know what the…
Peter Helman | November 23, 2015 - 12:08 am

Dave Grohl To Battle Animal In A Drum-Off On The Muppets

ABC's rebooted The Muppets welcomes a steady stream of guest stars every week, largely built around the conceit that Miss Piggy hosts a late-night talk…
Chris DeVille | November 17, 2015 - 9:37 am

Foo Fighters Cancel Tour In Wake Of Paris Massacre

In the wake of Friday’s truly horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, Foo Fighters have decided to cancel the remaining dates in their European tour. “It…
Peter Helman | November 14, 2015 - 10:35 am

Foo Fighters Add Clues To Mysterious Website Countdown

Yesterday morning, Foo Fighters launched a mysterious clock on their website, counting down to 11/22, right around midnight. We still have no idea what’s going…
Peter Helman | October 31, 2015 - 11:46 am

Foo Fighters Just Launched A Mysterious Countdown Clock

Foo Fighters are up to something. On their website, the band has just unveiled some sort of mysterious countdown clock, one that has about 24…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2015 - 8:40 am

Fetty Wap Sees Dave Grohl’s Motorized Throne, Raises Him A Golden Throne

You may recall that, after breaking his leg by falling off the stage, Dave Grohl performed Foo Fighters' 20th anniversary show and many subsequent gigs…
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2015 - 12:42 pm

Foo Fighters Announce Italy Concert To Honor Viral Video

If you really want a Foo Fighters show in your hometown, it would appear that you can get one, as long as you're able to…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Foo Fighters Recorded Five New Songs With Help From Ben Kweller

Foo Fighters had a few surprises in store for their headlining set at the second weekend of Austin City Limits. "'Cause who wants to do…
Peter Helman | October 11, 2015 - 5:13 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” & “Gold Dust Woman” With Stevie Nicks & Haim In L.A.

The Foo Fighters may have been global rock stars for upwards of 20 years, but they continue to carry themselves like weekend-warrior rocker dads who…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2015 - 9:56 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Rush With Jon Davison Because Yes Was Too Difficult To Learn

Singer Jon Davison joined prog-rock titans Yes in 2012, but he's young enough that he wasn't born when the band formed. Davidson grew up in…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2015 - 8:38 am

Foo Fighters, Taylor Swift Win Emmy Awards

Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways docuseries picked up four Emmy nominations, and last night at the Creative Arts Emmys -- which primarily celebrate technical achievements --…
Peter Helman | September 13, 2015 - 12:56 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover “Molly’s Lips” For The First Time

Nirvana released their cover of the Vaselines' song "Molly's Lips" as half of a split single with fellow Seattle band the Fluid in 1991, and…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2015 - 11:54 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover “Under Pressure” With Queen’s Roger Taylor & Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones

After Dave Grohl took his spectacular tumble earlier this year, Foo Fighters were forced to cancel a number of dates in the UK, including Glastonbury…
Peter Helman | September 6, 2015 - 11:09 am

Watch Foo Fighters Rickroll The Westboro Baptist Church

America's foremost source of hate, the Westboro Baptist Church, decided to picket last night's Foo Fighters concert in Kansas City, Missouri, for unclear reasons --…
Peter Helman | August 22, 2015 - 5:48 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Console Denver Man Crying During “My Hero”

On their recent tour, Foo Fighters have welcomed a few special guests to the stage, including Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and Dave
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2015 - 11:06 am

Here’s That 1,000-Person Italian Foo Fighters Cover Band In Action

Foo Fighters fans are pretty hardcore. Remember that time they successfully crowdfunded the Foo Fighters' return to Richmond? Then there was that video last year
Misha Sesar | July 30, 2015 - 12:43 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These”

I never thought I'd say this, but I'd be interested in hearing a Ryan Adams album entirely comprising live acoustic Foo Fighters covers. The basis…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” With Dave Grohl’s Foot Surgeon

Dave Grohl has been milking his leg injury for all its worth -- he made his own special throne to sit on during his recent…
James Rettig | July 20, 2015 - 9:57 am

Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Join Foo Fighters Onstage In NYC

Sometimes, a band that's led by a drummer and already has another drummer just needs to add a third drummer to the mix. Last night,…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2015 - 10:03 am

Watch Dave Grohl And Friends Cover Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” At His Motorcycle Rally

In conjunction with the Foo Fighters' blowout anniversary bash this weekend, Dave Grohl co-hosted a motorcycle rally because, well, he's Dave Grohl. That's just what…
Caitlin White | July 7, 2015 - 11:02 am
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