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Watch Foo Fighters Cover “Under Pressure” With Queen’s Roger Taylor & Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones

After Dave Grohl took his spectacular tumble earlier this year, Foo Fighters were forced to cancel a number of dates in the UK, including Glastonbury…
Peter Helman | September 6, 2015 - 11:09 am

Them Crooked Vultures, Crisis Of Conformity Play SNL

The supergroup’s performance was overshadowed by Crisis Of Conformity, Fred Armisen and Dave Grohl’s pitch-perfect hardcore punk spoof. Plus John Paul Jones had the line…
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2010 - 1:46 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 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

Them Crooked Vultures @ Stubb’s, Austin 10/1/09

They've come a long way: From being just a couple of scrappy upstarts playing a bunch of unreleased material at the Metro this summer, three…
Amrit Singh | October 2, 2009 - 10:06 am

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Caligulove” (Live At Lowlands)

Following live videos of "Dead End Friends" and "Elephants," here's one for "Caligulove" from the Homme/Grohl/John Paul Jones project captured at Saturday's Lowlands festival i…
Amrit Singh | August 25, 2009 - 4:53 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Elephants” (Live At Pukkelpop Festival)

This past weekend the Josh Homme/Dave Grohl/John Paul Jones supergroup Them Crooked Vultures did two festival gigs in Europe, including the "surprise" set which surprised…
Amrit Singh | August 24, 2009 - 5:23 pm

New Them Crooked Vultures – “Dead End Friends” (Live In Amsterdam)

Josh, Dave, and John Paul didn't make it easy for us to attend their first-ever live show: midnight on a Sunday in Chicago, which happened…
Amrit Singh | August 20, 2009 - 9:47 am

Them Crooked Vultures @ Metro, Chicago 8/9/09

After three days of extreme sweat and fatigue from running between stages in Grant Park for Lollapalooza (post TK), ordinarily there'd be zero appeal to…
Amrit Singh | August 10, 2009 - 4:15 am

Josh Homme, Dave Grohl, And John Paul Jones Are Them Crooked Vultures

The Foo/Queens/Zep supergroup first rumored in 2005 will play Chicago’s Metro on Sunday. Tickets go on sale Thursday morning. There’s even an official site with…
Scott Lapatine | August 4, 2009 - 2:23 pm

New Sonic Youth – “Sacred Trickster”

Sonic Youth recently road tested some of The Eternal in South America and since then have been working on a bunch of projects that actually…
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 11:40 am

The Song Remains The Same … Unless You Can Get Zep To Cover It With You. Then It Becomes Much More Awesome.

People in London are flipping their wigs, figuratively and probably literally too, at the news of the Foos show Saturday night in Wembley stadium.
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2008 - 4:31 pm

Led Zeppelin @ O2 Arena, London (UK) 12/10/07

Yep, the mighty Zep reunited last night. Since we weren't lucky enough to report on it firsthand, we did the next best thing: asked a…
Stereogum | December 11, 2007 - 10:26 am

New Uncle Earl Video (Feat. John Paul Jones) – “Streak O’ Lean, Streak O’ Fat (AKA Hongshao Rou)”

Set in a Chinese restaurant, the foot stomping, kung-fu fighting video for all-gal bluegrass quartet Uncle Earl's John Paul Jones-produced "Streak O' Lean, Streak O'…
Stereogum | November 16, 2007 - 3:16 pm

4. Meat Puppets – “Everybody Hurts”

Meat Puppets On "Everybody Hurts" "It's a tribute to Elvis too, on the 30th anniversary of his departure ... Puppets channeling R.E.M. channeling Elvis. Recorded…
Stereogum | September 25, 2007 - 3:24 pm