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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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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

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

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

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

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

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 an…
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

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 as…
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
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