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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 – “Outside”

A few months back, the Foo Fighters did a stint in the UK playing club gigs under the name the Holy Shits. During that time,…
James Rettig | November 6, 2014 - 10:23 pm

Preview Every Song On Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways

Foo Fighters will release their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways, next week. We've already heard "Something From Nothing," "The Feast And The Famine," and "Congregation,"…
James Rettig | November 6, 2014 - 9:45 am

Watch Foo Fighters & Trombone Shorty Turn “This Is A Call” Into A 10-Minute Jam

I remember the exact moment I turned on Foo Fighters, although frankly it felt more like they were the ones turning on me. I went…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 1:56 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Put On Corpsepaint, Cover Black Sabbath With Zac Brown For Halloween At The Ryman

Just as they followed up the Chicago episode of Sonic Highways with a club show at Cubby Bear, Foo Fighters followed their HBO show's Nashville…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2014 - 2:36 pm

Foo Fighters – “Congregation”

You probably already know that Foo Fighters recorded their new Sonic Highways album at eight famous studios in eight music-rich cities and that their new…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 9:00 am

Preview Foo Fighters’ New Song “Congregation”

This week's episode of Sonic Highways sees Foo Fighters heading to Nashville, where they will interview artists like Dolly Parton, Zac Brown, and Carrie Underwood.
James Rettig | October 30, 2014 - 9:16 am

Watch Heart Cover Foo Fighters’ “No Way Back”

Heart appeared with the Foo Fighters during their week-long Letterman residency a few weeks ago to perform their 1977 track "Kick It Out." The band…
James Rettig | October 28, 2014 - 9:33 am

Watch 60 Minutes’ Full Foo Fighters Segment & Extras

Foo Fighters were profiled by Anderson Cooper for yesterday's episode of 60 Minutes. The newsmagazine sat down with Dave Grohl and the rest to talk…
James Rettig | October 27, 2014 - 9:33 am

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 in…
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
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