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Sound City Players – “Mantra” (Feat. Josh Homme And Trent Reznor)

Both Dave Grohl and Trent Reznor will appear on the new Queens Of The Stone Age album (which at this point rivals “We Are The World” for guest personnel), but before that one drops, Queens frontman Josh Homme and Reznor are contributing to Grohl’s new Sound City Players LP (which makes the forthcoming QOTSA album… More »

By: Michael Nelson / March 6, 2013 - 3:56 pm

Watch Dave Grohl, John Fogerty, & Rick Springfield Play Kimmel

The producers of Jimmy Kimmel Live must have deemed this all-star trio too big for an in-studio stage. Dave Grohl, accompanied by John Fogerty and Rick Springfield, led the Sound City Players in a block party performance on Hollywood Boulevard. The trio played CCR’s “Fortunate Son” and the Sound City/Springfield collaborative track “The Man That… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 6, 2013 - 11:16 am

Stream Dave Grohl & Friends Sound City: Reel To Reel

Dave Grohl recently released his directorial debut, the documentary Sound City: Real To Reel. It’s about Sound City, the now-defunct studio where Nirvana made Nevermind; Grohl recently bought the studio and recruited a bunch of fellow luminaries for a fantasy-camp all-star recording session, and the result is the movie’s new soundtrack album. Grohl famously recruited… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 4, 2013 - 10:43 am

Watch Sound City Players And Stevie Nicks On Letterman

Dave Grohl’s Sound City documentary is about to drop, and for its soundtrack, he formed a new band called the Sound City Players and played a bunch of songs with famous friends. Grohl and fellow Nirvana survivors Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear famously debuted their song “Cut Me Some Slack” with Paul McCartney at the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 15, 2013 - 9:48 am

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 The Machine, Fear, and Cheap Trick, among others — played a lengthy show at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Divided into seven sets, the night was filled with renditions of the bands’… More »

By: Stereogum / February 14, 2013 - 4:14 pm

Watch Dave Grohl On Colbert

Last night Dave Grohl appeared on The Colbert Report to talk about his new documentary Sound City. The film is about the now-closed legendary studio where a number of artists from Rick Springfield to Stevie Nicks recorded, as well as where Nirvana’s Nevermind was made. Below, watch Grohl and Colbert talk about its genesis and… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 14, 2013 - 10:57 am