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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

Foo Fighters Play SNL

Foo Fighters visited SNL this weekend, and Dave Grohl appeared in two sketches. One was the SNL Digital Short where Grohl lived inside Mirren's magical…
jessica | April 11, 2011 - 9:51 am

Stream Foo Fighters Wasting Light

People debated the relative grunge-ness of “Rope" when it first surfaced, though I think time would’ve been better spent appreciating Dave Grohl’s Hulk Hogan-esque acting…
brandon | April 1, 2011 - 3:51 pm

Foo Fighters – “Rope” Video

There was a noteworthy amount of discussion around "Rope," the first single from the forthcoming Wasting Light, especially given (or maybe because of) how textbook…
Amrit Singh | March 11, 2011 - 9:04 am

Foo Fighters – “Rope”

Lots to keep track of if you are ride for the Foos. Roll call: Tonight they accept NME's Godlike Genius Award, this summer they anchor…
Amrit Singh | February 23, 2011 - 11:13 am

Foo Fighters – “White Limo” Video (Feat. Lemmy)

Foo Fighters playful video for the punked-up "White Limo" stars Lemmy and plenty of Hulk Hogan-esque acting from the band (see above). As far a…
brandon | February 14, 2011 - 1:18 pm

Lollapalooza 2011: Foos, Muse, Eminem

A couple weeks ago we updated you on Lollapalooza Chile. Now, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Greg Kot, (and confirmed by Billboard) “reliable industry sources”…
brandon | February 9, 2011 - 2:07 pm

Foo Fighters “Bridge Burning” Teaser

Foo Fighters are slowly rolling out stuff for their upcoming seventh studio album, due out this summer. We talked about their video director contest early…
jessica | January 19, 2011 - 9:47 am

Foo Fighters Video Sucks

The Foo Fighters just launched a contest to find directors for their album. Usually these contests involve sending in your fan-made video, having the band…
jessica | January 4, 2011 - 4:51 pm

Foo Fighters Headlining Sasquatch 2011

Sasquatch! is expanding to four days in 2011. One of those days, Friday, will be headlined by the Foo Fighters. (Mike Huckabee is bored by
brandon | November 18, 2010 - 5:37 pm

Grohl, Novoselic, Vig Reunite For Next Foo Fighters LP

Dave Grohl asked his former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic and Nevermind producer Butch Vig to help him out on the new “old school analogue” Foo…
brandon | October 27, 2010 - 4:28 pm

Stream Them Crooked Vultures

After your dad leaked Them Crooked Vultures’ self-titled debut, the band opted to stream the entire collection. It’s out officially 11/17 via DGC/Interscope. (Get a…
brandon | November 10, 2009 - 9:15 am

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Mind Eraser, No Chaser”

It's about time someone had some pun with Thelonius Monk. "Mind Eraser, No Chaser" isn't the first studio single we've heard from rock-demigod triptych Them…
Amrit Singh | November 3, 2009 - 12:41 pm

New Foo Fighters – “Word Forward”

There's no doubt that, of the bands who hadn't yet had a greatest hits release, Foo Fighters' was among the more overdue. They've constantly cranked…
Amrit Singh | October 28, 2009 - 11:08 am

New Them Crooked Vultures – “New Fang”

You don't have to pack into crammed rock clubs/attend huge festivals/scour YouTube for crap-grade performance clips for tastes of the Led Stone Age Fighter…
Amrit Singh | October 26, 2009 - 12:51 pm
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