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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 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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2012 - 2:45 pm

Outside Lands 2012 In Photos

Over the weekend, thousands of fans flocked to this year’s Outside Lands at Golden Gate Park. Overcast and chilly weather was offset by the fire…
Andrew Youssef | August 13, 2012 - 6:19 pm

Foos’ Taylor Hawkins Playing Iggy Pop In CBGB Movie

Last week, we posted the news that a new movie called CBGB was in the works, with Alan Rickman as club owner Hilly Kristal and…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2012 - 12:56 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Perform With SNL Cast, Mick Jagger At Show Afterparty

So the afterparty for last weekend's SNL season finale looks like it was pretty fun. The Foo Fighters, who'd just helped out host Mick Jagger
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2012 - 3:58 pm

Watch Mick Jagger, Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters On SNL Season Finale

Saturday Night Live host and musical guest Mick Jagger got a hand from Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters, Jeff Beck, and the Strokes' Nikolai Fraiture when…
Scott Lapatine | May 20, 2012 - 9:01 am

Watch SNL’s Mick Jagger/Arcade Fire/Foo Fighters Promos

The Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters and Jeff Beck are set to join the Mick Jagger-hosted SNL this weekend, so naturally some show promos involving all…
Corban Goble | May 18, 2012 - 9:55 am

Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters Join Jagger On SNL Season Finale

Entertainment Weekly reports that Arcade Fire and Foo Fighters will join Mick Jagger on Saturday Night Live’s season finale, which Jagger is hosting. Between Nirvana,…
Corban Goble | May 11, 2012 - 10:49 am

Reading & Leeds Lineup 2012

The initial lineups for the venerable UK fests Reading and Leeds were announced today, and the annual proceeds this year feature the likes of the…
Corban Goble | March 12, 2012 - 3:52 pm

Dave Grohl Clarifies Grammy Speech

Dave Grohl said some stuff during his Grammy acceptance speech that came across as anti-digital, anti-technology, anti-Skrillex that he thought he should clarify (of course,…
Corban Goble | February 17, 2012 - 2:05 pm
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