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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 famous studios of eight different cities, with famous local guests sitting in on all of them. The album will also be the subject of Sonic Highways, the band’s new HBO show. More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 8, 2014 - 8:35 am

Foo Fighters Finish “Epic” 8th Album, Set Sonic Highways Premiere

We’ve recently learned about a new Foo Fighters album recorded at studios around the country, including collaborations with the likes of Joe Walsh, Gary Clark Jr., Zac Brown, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and most certainly not bleak and Radiohead-like in any way. (Perish the thought!) We also learned about the band’s HBO serie… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 1, 2014 - 1:53 pm

Watch Kristeen Young Play Craig Ferguson With Dave Grohl & Pat Smear

Rising from the ashes of the Morrissey debacle, Kristeen Young made her television debut last night on CBS’ The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson. And boy, is she on fire. Young delivered a blazing performance, backed by superstars Dave Grohl and Pat Smear of the Foo Fighters. She played “Pearl Of A Girl,” a… More »

By: Sadaaf Mamoon / July 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover The Rolling Stones, Queen, Van Halen, & Alice Cooper At Firefly

Foo Fighters were the headliners on Friday Night at Firefly in Delaware and they took the occasion to have some fun: after running through a 16-song set filled with classics, they came back on stage for their encore and introduced themselves as a bar band called the Holy Shits. Then they played some staple bar… More »

By: James Rettig / June 22, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Voodoo Experience Lineup 2014

Voodoo Experience, the huge New Orleans music festival, just announced its lineup for this fall’s edition, and it will look pretty familiar if you’ve seen a lot of other festival lineups this year. Foo Fighters, one of this year’s headliners, haven’t played all that many festivals lately, but OutKast and Skrillex, the other two headliners,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 19, 2014 - 12:29 pm

Fans Successfully Crowdfund Foo Fighters’ Return To Richmond

Back in March, some dedicated Foo Fighters fans hatched a plan to make the band play a concert in Richmond, VA, where they hadn’t performed since 1998. Their efforts paid off yesterday — after convincing 1,400 people (and a few local companies) to buy tickets for $50 each for a concert that didn’t officially exist,… More »

By: James Rettig / June 14, 2014 - 1:09 pm

Watch The Trailer For Dave Grohl’s HBO Series Foo Fighters Sonic Highways

Last month, HBO announced that Dave Grohl would produce his own series for the network that would serves as an extension of his Sound City documentary. While recording their eighth album in different cities across the country, Grohl was also interviewing the artists and engineers that work in each studio they went to. The show’… More »

By: James Rettig / June 1, 2014 - 3:49 pm

Foo Fighters Promise LP8 Not “Some Crazy, Bleak Radiohead Record,” Reveal Collabs With Gary Clark Jr., Zac Brown, Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Dave Grohl sat down with Billboard to talk details about the ambitious plan for the Foo Fighters’ next album and the HBO documentary series that will go along with it. “As we were coming down from the success of the last record, I thought, ‘Now we have license to get weird.’ If we wanted, we… More »

By: James Rettig / May 26, 2014 - 10:38 am

Foo Fighters Played A Surprise Show At New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Last Night

A few days ago, the Foo Fighters shared details about their upcoming new album: it’s being recorded in eight different cities at famous studios and with musicians that are culturally important to wherever they are. One of those cities is New Orleans, where the band has been recording at Preservation Hall for the past couple… More »

By: James Rettig / May 18, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Foo Fighters LP8 Details: 8 Songs In 8 Cities, Feat. Local Legends, Out This Fall

Yesterday, we reported that Dave Grohl would have his own HBO show, a sort of spinoff of his documentary Sound City. As it turns out, that wasn’t quite right, though the show will certainly have some of that movie’s flavor. Instead, it details the creation of the forthcoming Foo Fighters album, the band’s eighth. A… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 15, 2014 - 12:10 pm

Rock & Roll Made Safer: Foo Fighters Record With Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl Gets An HBO Show

Mastodon frontman Brent Hinds recently posted on his Instagram a photo of Dave Grohl, with the meme caption, “Making rock n roll safer with every red carpet all star jam.” (Hinds has since deleted the image from his own feed, but that’s it above.) Coming from Hinds, the jab feels slightly pot-kettle-black-ish, as Mastodon are… More »

By: Michael Nelson / May 14, 2014 - 3:50 pm

Check Out These Lego Versions Of 20 Famous Bands

If you can’t quite get your fix from The Lego Movie (which honestly, who could blame you) artist Adly Syairi Ramly has you covered with 20 bands he’s recreated in Lego form. No photoshopping was involved and everyone from Joy Division to No Doubt to Radiohead to Napalm Death shows up. Check out a gallery… More »

By: Miles Bowe / March 19, 2014 - 11:03 am

Watch Neil Young’s PonoMusic Kickstarter Video With Arcade Fire, Beck, Jack White, & Many More

Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young’s PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding parade of musical luminaries singing Pono’s praises. Watch Arcade Fire, Jack White, Beck, Eddie Vedder, Emmylou Harris, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith, Foo Fighters, Sting, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Mike D,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 11, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Watch Video From Foo Fighters’ Surprise Show At A California Pizza Place

Yelp tells me that Rock & Roll Pizza in Moorpark, CA is where you can enjoy good food and good music. It has “no razzle-dazzle made up garbage” as one person put it, and many promise that with its live music, the place makes for a good way to spend your Friday or Saturday night. More »

By: Miles Bowe / December 10, 2013 - 5:58 pm

Foo Fighters Albums From Worst To Best

The Foo Fighters’ career has been a series of improbabilities. There is the first, and most obvious hurdle: The idea that any member, let alone the drummer, would rise from the ashes of Nirvana after Kurt Cobain’s suicide and, while not necessarily defining a whole other generation of music (in the way of, say, Joy… More »

By: Ryan Leas / August 16, 2013 - 1:05 pm

John Fogerty & Foo Fighters – “Fortunate Son”

Oh his new album Wrote A Song For Everyone, the former Creedence Clearwater Revival yowler John Fogerty has recruited a whole mess of famous people to help him revive a bunch of his old band’s songs. The album’s roster of guests is a pretty schizophrenic one; it’s got My Morning Jacket, Dawes, Jennifer Hudson, Kid… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 20, 2013 - 12:02 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Rush At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Last night, after years of fan grousing, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame finally inducted Rush into its hallowed halls, alongside Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Heart, Randy Newman, Albert King, Lou Adler, and Quincy Jones. And to mark the occasion, the Foo Fighters dressed up in blidingly white kimonos and wigs to cover the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 19, 2013 - 1:25 pm

Sound City Players @ Hammerstein Ballroom, NYC 2/13/13

Last night, Dave Grohl and a grip of musicians who he featured in his documentary about Sound City Studio — including members of Rage Against The Machine, Fear, and Cheap Trick, among others — played a lengthy show at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Divided into seven sets, the night was filled with renditions of the bands’… More »

By: Stereogum / February 14, 2013 - 4:14 pm

Watch Dave Grohl’s Sound City Live Concert In Park City

Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players will be one of early 2013’s more unavoidable events, and the band kicked off their ubiquity Friday night in Park City, Utah, where they made their live debut (coinciding with the premiere of Grohl’s new Sound City documentary at the Sundance Film Festival). The show went for three-plus hours and… More »

By: Michael Nelson / January 21, 2013 - 1:49 pm

Watch The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon Cover Foo Fighters’ “Everlong”

The Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon once referenced a fucking Counting Crows lyric in a song, so you know he’s not too cool to cover a late-’90s Foo Fighters hit. And during a recent BBC Radio session, Fallon did just that, turning in a sleepy take on the Foos’ immortal 1997 car-radio anthem “Everlong.” Watch… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 26, 2012 - 2:45 pm