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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 i… More »

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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 i…
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 basi…
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

Watch Dave Grohl Play Foo Fighters’ 20th Anniversary Blowout From A Giant Motorized Throne

Dave Grohl broke his leg during a gig in Sweden last month, and although he managed to tough it out like a champ and finish…
Peter Helman | July 5, 2015 - 11:43 am

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…
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…
James Rettig | June 29, 2015 - 9:35 am

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'…
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…
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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 16, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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