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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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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…
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…
James Rettig | February 14, 2015 - 6:36 pm

Dave Grohl Is This Year’s Record Store Day Ambassador

Record Store Day has become an obsession for certain consumers, musicians and industry folk who still really value the strongholds of independence that have managed…
Caitlin White | February 11, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Lieutenant – “Rattled”

Next month, Foo Fights and Sunny Day Real Estate bassist Nate Mendel will release If I Kill This Thing We're All Going To Eat For
James Rettig | February 9, 2015 - 7:24 pm

Watch Foo Fighters’ Episode Of Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits closed out its 40th season with a performance from the Foo Fighters. During their nine-song set, they switched it up between fan…
James Rettig | February 8, 2015 - 10:53 am

Watch The Foo Fighters Play “Outside” In An Austin City Limits Web Exclusive (Stereogum Premiere)

Dave Grohl and his Foo Fighters spent most of last year promoting their eighth album Sonic Highways and the HBO show of the same name.
Caitlin White | February 6, 2015 - 9:34 am

Lieutenant – “Believe The Squalor” (Stereogum Premiere)

As the bassist for Foo Fighters and Sunny Day Real Estate, Nate Mendel has been a part of two of the best, most notable rock…
Chris DeVille | January 20, 2015 - 12:22 pm

Watch A Shaven-Head David Lee Roth Sing Van Halen Songs With Foo Fighters In L.A.

The Foo Fighters pulled out all of the stops at a "surprise" benefit concert at the Forum in Los Angeles last night to celebrate Dave…
James Rettig | January 11, 2015 - 2:34 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Perform “I Am A River” On Fallon

The Foo Fighters promotional tour for Sonic Highways never seems to end: after a week-long residency on Letterman, an 8-episode HBO series, and appearances on…
James Rettig | December 19, 2014 - 8:50 am

Italian Man Forming 1,000-Person Cover Band To Bring Foo Fighters To His City

I don't speak Italian, but it appears a resident of the northern Italian city Cesena is putting together a 1,000-person Foo Fighters cover band in…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Billy Corgan Disses Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters On Howard Stern

Billy Corgan was out here slagging off Eddie Vedder in last week's infamous "top two scribes" interview, and he continued his Pearl Jam diss campaign…
Chris DeVille | December 9, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Hear Foo Fighters Talk And Perform On Howard Stern

Foo Fighters kept on promoting Sonic Highways this morning with a visit to Howard Stern's SiriusXM satellite radio show. Besides performances of "Learn To Fly"…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2014 - 2:21 pm

Check Out Dave Grohl’s Unearthed, Chili Peppers-y Solo Track “Hooker On The Street”

In the Seattle episode of Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl revealed that Kurt Cobain kissed him on the lips while in the bathtub after hearing Grohl's…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Play Ellen

Foo Fighters stopped by The Ellen Show today to perform "In The Clear" from their new record Sonic Highways. The performance was as polished as…
James Rettig | November 19, 2014 - 6:31 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Play Jane’s Addiction’s “Mountain Song” With Perry Farrell & Joe Walsh

The Los Angeles episode of Foo Fighters' HBO series Sonic Highways aired last night, so in keeping with the established trend, the band capped off…
Chris DeVille | November 15, 2014 - 7:14 pm

Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Says U2’s New Album “Sounds Like A Fart”

In the months since U2 slipped Songs Of Innocence into everyone's iTunes library without asking, many musicians have taken aim at Bono and company, a…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2014 - 12:50 pm

Stream Foo Fighters Sonic Highways

Foo Fighters' eighth album Sonic Highways features eight songs recorded with special guests at eight iconic studios in eight different U.S. cities. If that sounds…
Scott Lapatine | November 8, 2014 - 12:04 pm

Foo Fighters – “What Did I Do? / God As My Witness” (Feat. Gary Clark, Jr.)

Next week, Foo Fighters are set to release their new geography-themed album Sonic Highways, with its eight songs recorded in eight music-rich cities. We've heard…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2014 - 10:14 am
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