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Hawkins Defends Grohl

17th February 2009

Taylor Hawkins has defended his bandmate Dave Grohl after it was suggested that he is the controlling member of the FOO FIGHTERS.Grohl has been fronting the massively-successful rock band since stepping from behind the drumkit...

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Grohl Called In To Replace Clapton's Drummer

15th February 2009

Rocker DAVE GROHL landed his dream job backing SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (08Feb09) - because the former BEATLE's regular drummer was on tour with ERIC CLAPTON. The former Nirvana percussionist and...

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Hawkins Defends 'Control Freak' Grohl

13th February 2009

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS has defended the band's frontman DAVE GROHL against accusations he is a dominating force in the band - calling him "the nicest control freak you ever meet". Grohl, who previously drummed...

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Radiohead Confirmed For 2009 Grammys Appearance

26th January 2009

Grammy nominees Radiohead are to perform at the Los Angeles ceremony next month, it has been announced.The Oxford-based quintet are nominated for the album of the year prize for In Rainbows as well as best...

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Grohl + Vedder Lead Drake Tribute

20th January 2009

Rockers DAVE GROHL and EDDIE VEDDER are among the stars fronting a new tribute album to late singer/songwriter NICK DRAKE. The untitled covers album will also feature Drake fans Norah Jones and Jack Johnson and...

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Moon And Mercury Named In Dream Rock Band Lineup

14th November 2008

The ultimate rock band would be composed of Keith Moon, Eric Clapton and Freddie Mercury, according to a new survey,A poll conducted on behalf of Guitar Hero World Tour found that the late, great Keith...

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Grohl Contributes To The Prodigy Album

6th November 2008

British dance group THE PRODIGY have scored a guest appearance from FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL for their upcoming album - their first in five years. The Firestarter hitmakers' last LP, Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned,...

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Foo Fighters Named Band Of Year At Classic Rock Awards

4th November 2008

Foo Fighters and Whitesnake were the major winners at the Classic Rock awards, held in central London on Monday night.Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl sent a video acceptance speech thanking readers after winning band of...

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Fascinating Fact 6265

30th October 2008

VELVET REVOLVER bassist DUFF MCKAGAN joined FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL and ZZ TOP for a charity concert at the weekend (26Oct08) in Los Angeles. The show, at Pomona Fairplex, was part of Love Ride...

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Grohl And Wife Expecting Second Child

27th October 2008

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL is to become a dad for a second time - his wife JORDYN BLUM is pregnant. The couple's representative confirmed the news to People.com, although no further details were released....

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Fascinating Fact 6213

22nd October 2008

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is to have a street named after him in his home town of Warren, Ohio. The city council will unveil David Grohl Alley in a special ceremony....

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Fascinating Fact 6154

13th October 2008

Residents in DAVE GROHL's native Warren, Ohio have won a bid to have a road named after the rocker. Market Alley will now be changed to Dave Grohl Alley after a successful petition by local...

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Foo Fighters Fury After Mccain Uses Song For Campaign

9th October 2008

The Foo Fighters have requested that US presidential hopeful John McCain stop using their song My Hero in his bid for the White House.In a statement issued on Wednesday, the US rockers said the Republican...

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The Things They Say 9725

2nd October 2008

"I don't know how many LED ZEPPELIN tattoos you have, but if they outnumber mine - then we need to talk." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is adamant he has the most impressive bodyart when...

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Security Men Save Grohl From Stage Attack At Festival

29th September 2008

Quick-thinking security guards saved FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL from an onstage attack at the Austin City Limits music festival in Texas on Sunday night (28Sep08) when they wrestled a fan to the ground.. Grohl's...

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The Things They Say 9370

4th September 2008

"Some people go to church when they are young. I listened to LED ZEPPELIN. I flew over from the U.S. just to give these guys the award and I'm flying back in about eight hours...

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Foo Fighters Help Metallica Launch New Album

31st August 2008

FOO FIGHTERS stars DAVE GROHL and TAYLOR HAWKINS will mark the release of METALLICA's much-anticipated new album DEATH MAGNETIC by hosting a radio tribute to the heavy rockers. The duo will join the members of...

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Grohl Illness Prompts Foo Fighters To Reschedule Shows

17th July 2008

Rocker DAVE GROHL faces a race to get healthy after scrapping two FOO FIGHTERS shows due to "serious throat issues." The group postponed their two-night stand at Morrison, Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Monday and...

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The Things They Say 8719

26th June 2008

" I was pretty nervous beforehand, but it was an amazing night. The crowd were great, and come on, having JIMMY PAGE and JOHN PAUL JONES on stage? How could I not be excited about...

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Led Zepplin Join Foo Fighters On Stage At Wembley

8th June 2008

There had been rumours flying around for most of the last week and they proved true as members of Led Zepplin joined the Foo Fighters on stage for a surprise encore at the band's second...

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The Things They Say 8488

4th June 2008

"Mondays should be TAYLOR HAWKINS Day." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL wants a national holiday for his drummer....

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Paul Mccartney Set To Perform At Anfield

1st June 2008

Paul McCartney is to perform to 36,000 in Liverpool this evening as part of the city's European Capital of Culture celebrations.The concert at Anfield football stadium, home of Premier League club Liverpool, will receive support...

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Grohl Denies Writing Letter To Metallica

27th May 2008

LATEST: FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has denied writing an open letter to METALLICA begging them not to release their new album until its ready. The drummer-turned-singer was reported to have penned a public note...

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Grohl's Plea To Metallica

9th May 2008

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has written an open letter to rockers METALLICA - urging them not to release their new album until it's "kick-ass". The Whiskey In The Jar hitmakers are set to release...

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Foo Fighters Claim Best Album At Nme Awards USA

24th April 2008

The Foo Fighters have won the inaugural album of the year gong at the NME awards USA.Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace beat off stiff competition from Because of the Times by Kings of Leon, the...

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The Things They Say 7356

25th February 2008

"My bedroom door won't stay open for some reason, so I keep it open with my awards." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL explains how he latest gongs have come in handy at home.

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The Things They Say 7276

20th February 2008

"Wish we could be there, but we just sold out Madison Square Garden!" FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL accepts his band's Brit Award for International Album for ECHOES, SILENCE, PATIENCE + GRACE.

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Fascinating Fact 4803

11th February 2008

On winning the coveted Best Rock Album award for ECHOES, SILENCE, PATIENCE + GRACE, FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL dedicated the honour to his one-year-old daughter Violet who he said inspired him to write the...

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The Things They Say 6817

16th January 2008

"Having a child made me feel like a superman in a way because I had to be. Just as I can't be afraid to ride the Spider-Man roller coaster at Magic Mountain when it's time,...

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The Things They Say 6615

21st December 2007

"I took a couple of hits of acid on a boat from England to Belgium once, and I wound up running around in circles for three hours, hallucinating that tiny dinosaurs were chewing everybody's ankles....

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