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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Foo Fighters Confirm Ben Gibbard On Sonic Highways, Play UK Club Gigs As The Holy Shits

The Foo Fighters' new album Sonic Highways comes out in November and more details are starting to emerge about some of the featured guests that…
James Rettig | September 10, 2014 - 7:08 pm
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Preview Foo Fighters’ New Song “Something From Nothing” In The Sonic Highways Trailer

The Foo Fighters recorded the eight songs on their new album Sonic Highways in the famous studios of eight different cities, with local luminaries sitting…
Tom Breihan | August 21, 2014 - 1:48 pm
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Watch Foo Fighters Spoof Carrie In Their Elaborate ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video

The Foo Fighters have accepted Zac Brown Band's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and decided to go all out. In their video they recreate the climactic…
Miles Bowe | August 19, 2014 - 3:54 pm
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Foo Fighters Sonic Highways Album Details Revealed

Foo Fighters have been teasing details of their new album, Sonic Highways, and today, they've laid their cards on the table. The Butch Vig-produced Sonic
Michael Nelson | August 11, 2014 - 12:23 pm
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New Foo Fighters Album May Look And Sound Like This

The Foo Fighters' eighth album is on the way, supposedly due on November on RCA/Roswell, and the band recorded its eight songs in the famou…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2014 - 8:35 am
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