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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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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
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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
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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 whe…
Scott Lapatine | May 20, 2012 - 9:01 am
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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
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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
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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
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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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The 10 Least Boring Moments From The 2012 Grammys

Barely 24 hours before this year's Grammy Awards ceremony began, Whitney Houston, a woman who'd once seemed like a cyborg engineered to win as many…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2012 - 11:44 am
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Grammys 2012 Comment Party!!

It's the 2012 Grammys! The Stereogum crew is over at my house, there may or may not be pizza and beer involved, and on the…
Amrit Singh | February 12, 2012 - 7:55 pm
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Grammys Add Dance Music Segment, Oscars Cut Original Song Segment

The producers of the Grammys have never been afraid to give the world fascinating, embarrassing pileups, and this year’s ceremony could be a doozy. As
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2012 - 4:20 pm
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Foo Fighters – “These Days” Video

The bulk of Foo Fighters' new "These Days" video is made up of footage of the band playing a gigantic stadium and generally looking like…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2012 - 9:43 am
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Dave Grohl Says Thanks

Dave Grohl took to the Foo Fighters' website to issue a thank you to fans, calling the Wasting Light cycle the "most incredible album experience"…
Corban Goble | December 13, 2011 - 2:03 pm
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Bob Mould, Joan Jett Join Foos @ MSG

Last night, the Foo Fighters headlined Madison Square Garden, and they trotted out a couple of serious rock O.G.s during the encore. First off, Hüsker…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2011 - 5:22 pm

Foo Fighters, Cage The Elephant, Mariachi El Bronx @ The Forum, Inglewood 10/13/11

Kicking off the first night of their two night stand at The Forum, Foo Fighters put on the ultimate arena rock show replete with a…
Andrew Youssef | October 14, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Roger Waters Joins Foo Fighters On Fallon

Last night, the week-long tribute to Pink Floyd continued on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, as Floyd co-founder Roger Waters stopped by and cranked out…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2011 - 9:30 am
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Shins, MGMT, Pearl Jam Booked For Fallon’s Pink Floyd Week

In retrospect, it's amazing that this wasn't Nirvana Week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The show has previously hosted week-long tributes to the Rolling…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2011 - 6:06 pm
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Watch Foo Fighters’ Westboro Baptist Church Counter-Protest

On August 30, the Westboro Baptist Church, one of the major sources of embarrassment for a native Kansan such as myself (we have the Koch…
Corban Goble | September 20, 2011 - 11:44 am
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Foo Fighters Make A Fake Gay Porno

When you're one of the world's biggest rock bands, you get to do what you want, even if what you want is to advertise your…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2011 - 3:30 pm
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Foo Fighters 2011 Tour Rider Is A Coloring Book

It’s no news the Foo Fighters are jokesters. (We said as much when posting their “Walk” video.) It is news, though, that their Wasting Light
brandon | June 17, 2011 - 11:52 am
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Foo Fighters – “Walk” Video

By now you (and Lemmy) know Foo Fighters have fun with their videos: "Walk"'s recreation of that grunge-era Michael Douglas movie Falling Down is no…
brandon | June 2, 2011 - 12:33 pm
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