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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 A Preview Of 60 Minutes’ Foo Fighters Story

You’d think that the Foo Fighters’ HBO show Sonic Highways and their recent week-long Letterman residence would be all the TV exposure the band needs.
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2014 - 10:20 am

Foo Fighters – “The Feast And The Famine”

Nobody else should release any new music today, now that RTJ2 is out there in the world. But people are doing it anyway, so we…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2014 - 8:56 am

Watch Foo Fighters’ Full Show At Chicago’s Cubby Bear, Where Dave Grohl Saw His First Concert

We already posted footage of one big moment from Foo Fighters' show at Chicago dive bar Cubby Bear, when Dave Grohl welcomed Naked Raygun's Jeff
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2014 - 10:51 am

Foo Fighters – “Something From Nothing” Video

Foo Fighters have put out a music video for their first Sonic Highways single, "Something From Nothing." It's a pretty straight-forward affair, with the band…
James Rettig | October 20, 2014 - 8:41 am

Watch Dave Grohl Relive His First Concert Experience By Bringing Naked Raygun Singer Onstage In Chicago

Last night, the Foo Fighters performed at a small venue in Chicago called Cubby Bear to celebrate the premiere of their HBO series, Sonic Highways.
James Rettig | October 18, 2014 - 2:51 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Perform “Something From Nothing” And Make Their Own Top Ten List On Letterman

The Foo Fighters finished their week-long residency on Letterman last night by playing their new single "Something From Nothing." The performance coincided with the premiere…
James Rettig | October 18, 2014 - 11:42 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Cheap Trick With Rick Nielsen On Letterman

Yesterday, Foo Fighters shared "Something From Nothing," the first single from their new album Sonic Highways. Of the album's eight city-themed songs, that's the Chicago…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2014 - 8:47 am

Foo Fighters – “Something From Nothing”

Foo Fighters' upcoming eighth LP, Sonic Highways, seems less like an album and more like a MacGuffin: It was recorded in eight different studios i…
Michael Nelson | October 16, 2014 - 4:01 pm

Watch The Foo Fighters Get Personal With David Letterman, Duet With Tony Joe White

The Late Show With David Letterman doesn't do too many online exclusives; it's not that kind of show. But last night, in the third night…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2014 - 9:09 am

Watch Foo Fighters Play With Heart On Letterman

Foo Fighters continued their week-long Late Show residency last night with Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, who will also appear in the Seattle-centric episode of…
James Rettig | October 15, 2014 - 9:26 am

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” With Zac Brown On Letterman

When the Foo Fighters announced a five-day residency on the Late Show With David Letterman as they're getting ready to drop both an album and…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2014 - 9:02 am

Watch Foo Fighters Talk About Sonic Highways In New Teaser

The Foo Fighters' HBO series, Sonic Highways, premieres next week and so far, we haven't really had much of an idea of how the show…
James Rettig | October 12, 2014 - 1:51 pm

Watch Another Teaser For Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways, Which Will Apparently Include James Murphy

Foo Fighters will soon return with Sonic Highways, which is both an album and an HBO show. And in a new trailer for the TV…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Foo Fighters Announce 5-Day Letterman Residence With Special Guests

The Foo Fighters’ new album Sonic Highways has a grand concept: Eight songs recorded in eight different cities, with guests from each of those citie…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2014 - 12:02 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Roky Erickson’s “Two Headed Dog” On Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years

Foo Fighters participated in the upcoming season of Austin City Limits. To mark the occasion they covered "Two Headed Dog (Red Temple Prayer)" by Roky…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2014 - 2:21 pm

Colbert Explains Obama’s ISIS Strategy In Terms Grunge Fans Can Understand

ISIS! Very scary, and somewhat confusing from a foreign policy perspective, right? Your buddy Stephen Colbert's got you covered. In a segment on Tuesday night'…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2014 - 5:24 pm

Gwar Spare Dave Grohl’s Life Thanks To His Oderus Urungus Tribute

A few months ago, Richmond, Virginia locals launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring the Foo Fighters to their town. It worked, and last night, the…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2014 - 12:31 pm

Foo Fighters Sort Of Respond To Jack White Dis, Jack White Sort Of Apologizes

When he was playing Boston's Fenway Park last night, Jack White went into a pretty funny tirade against Rolling Stone, and he also made a…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2014 - 4:42 pm

Hear Jack White Clown Rolling Stone, Foo Fighters From The Stage

Last night, Jack White played a show at Boston's Fenway Park, and he opened it up by making fun of the Foo Fighters for having…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2014 - 11:04 am

Watch Foo Fighters’ Full Invictus Games Closing Concert Featuring A Bit Of New Music

On Sunday night, Foo Fighters closed out England's first Invictus Games, playing a 14-song set consisting of songs spanning the band's entire career. Of course…
Michael Nelson | September 16, 2014 - 2:57 pm
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