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Dave Grohl Wants To Impress Bandmates


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Dave Grohl always wants to ''impress'' his Foo Fighters bandmates.

The 'Walk' frontman is more ''nervous'' about what the rest of the group think of the songs he's written than the reception they get from fans.

He admitted to Australia's '60 Minutes' ''I want to impress the guys in the band. You know, when I'm in front of a vocal mic and Taylor's in the room listening to me sing, I'm more nervous about what Taylor thinks than whether it's going to go on the radio or anything like that.''

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Foo Fighters Collaborated With Justin Timberlake On 'Concrete And Gold'


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Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters has opened up about their mystery collaborator on their forthcoming album 'Concrete And Gold'. Having previously teased that it was a huge popstar, he has finally admitted that Justin Timberlake lent his vocals to one track on the new record.

Foo Fighters to release new album 'Concrete and Gold'Foo Fighters to release new album 'Concrete and Gold'

The 36-year-old singer didn't have more lyrics than 'la la la' on the title track, but the collaboration came about when he was hanging out with the band in between recording sessions at L.A.'s EastWest studios. It was really a last minute decision for the group.

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Foo Fighters Explore The Stars With Their New Song 'The Sky Is A Neighborhood'


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Following one of the most incredible cosmic events in more than 100 years, the total solar eclipse, Foo Fighters draw their fans' eyes to the stars once again with the release of their epic new song 'The Sky Is A Neighborhood'. It's the second release from their forthcoming album 'Concrete and Gold'.

Foo Fighters to release new album 'Concrete and Gold'Foo Fighters to release new album 'Concrete and Gold'

Foo Fighters are preparing to release their latest single 'The Sky Is A Neighborhood' on September 8th, a huge rock anthem that comes alongside a video directed by frontman Dave Grohl. Recorded by the band in just one afternoon, it completed their eagerly anticipated ninth studio album.

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When Foo Fighters Met Rick Astley: Festival Goers Get Epicly Rick-Rolled


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Everyone has had that experience when they click on a video expecting one thing and end up getting trolled with Rick Astley's 1987 number one hit 'Never Gonna Give You Up', but somehow it's much less annoying when it happens in the middle of a Foo Fighters concert.

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The audience at the rock band's headline set at Summer Sonic Festival 2017 in Tokyo, Japan last night (August 20th 2017) were treated to an impromptu collaboration with the rather bad-mouthed British 80s pop sensation, performing his all-time best song 'Never Gonna Give You Up'.

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Dave Grohl Realised The Immensity Of Headlining Glastonbury Festival


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Dave Grohl never ''realised the immensity'' of headlining Glastonbury Festival.

The Foo Fighters were forced to pull out of their headline slot a couple of years ago after Dave broke his leg and the musician has now admitted he didn't realise just how big the festival was until they took to the Pyramid Stage last weekend.

He said: ''I didn't realise the immensity of headlining this festival ... but [not it feels] like I'm at my mother's Christmas party back in Virginia.''

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The Foo Fighters Will Perform A Special Gig At The O2 This Year


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The Foo Fighters have announced they will perform a special gig at The O2 this year to celebrate the venue's 10th birthday.

The American rock group, which was founded by lead singer Dave Grohl, are set to perform at the North Greenwich site on September 19 this year as part of the site's Tenth Birthday Shows, NME has reported.

And Grohl, 48, has admitted him and the rest of the band ''can't wait'' to take to the stage and belt out their hit tracks to mark the occasion.

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Five Sets From Glastonbury Festival Well Worth Re-Watching


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There aren't many weekends of the year that most of the country pray for rain, all except the fortuitous 250,000 people that descend on a farm in Glastonbury as most of the country sit at home and watch with what the twitter hashtag describes as #glastoenvy. There are of course some benefits to being an armchair viewer of Glastonbury Festival. The beer is always cold, the toilets are always clean and set clashes are not a concern. 

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So as the likes of David Beckham, Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn all hit Worthy Farm for the weekend, these were the five best sets of Glastonbury 2017 that are well worth re-watching from the comfort of home - accompanied by a great sound system. 

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Glastonbury 2017: Foo Fighters, Johnny Depp And The Killers Among The Highlights


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Another Glastonbury extravaganza has come and gone, and this time we won't see the UK's most renowned music event again for two years. It was certainly a week to remember, however, with top sets from headliners Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran and so much other fun going on.

Foo Fighters headline the Pyramid Stage on SaturdayFoo Fighters headline the Pyramid Stage on Saturday

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Dave Grohl's Daughter Harper Plays Drums Live With Foo Fighters


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Dave Grohl is becoming quite renowned for unexpected happenings during his live shows with Foo Fighters. Whether he's falling off the stage or playing through the pain of a broken leg, something always seems to be going on with Grohl when he starts to perform. 

Dave Grohl invited his daughter Harper on-stageDave Grohl invited his daughter Harper on-stage

The shenanigans continued this week (on June 16) as Grohl performed in Iceland before his daughter Harper Grohl was invited to join him up on the stage. An avid musician just like her father, she took to the drums to play whilst her father crooned Queen classic, 'We Will Rock You'. 

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Prince Cancels European Tour Following Paris Attacks


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Prince has cancelled his upcoming Piano & A Microphone European tour, in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday. Prince’s announcement follows the news that Foo Fighters have also cancelled their European tour, which was due to visit Paris on Monday (November 16th).

PrincePrince has cancelled his upcoming Piano & A Microphone European tour.

The tour was due to stop in 16 European cities beginning at the end of the month, with six UK dates scheduled. Prince was also due to visit Denmark, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Spain and Belgium.

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Glastonbury 2016 Tickets Sell Out In Just 30 Minutes


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Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival have sold out in just 30 minutes. The 118,200 standard tickets went on sale at 9am on Sunday morning (October 4th), at a price of £228 plus £5 booking fee, with eager fans rushing to snap them up in just half an hour.

ColdplayColdplay are among the favourites to headline Glastonbury 2016.

A spokesperson for the festival told the BBC, "We have, once again, been staggered by the sheer number of people from around the world who hoped to come to the festival, with demand significantly outstripping supply."

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Foo Fighters Claim Their Emmys Performance Was Cancelled By Fox


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Dave Grohl has explained his band’s absence from last night’s Primetime Emmy Awards, claiming that a scheduled performance from the group was cancelled by broadcasters Fox at the last minute.

The band received two nominations for the main Emmy Awards night, which took place on Sunday (September 20th) in Los Angeles, for their HBO documentary series ‘Sonic Highways’, which followed the recording of last year’s studio album of the same name and also doubled up as an exploration of the rich musical histories of a handful of U.S. cities.

Dave GrohlFoo Fighters' Dave Grohl on crutches after breaking his leg in Gothenburg

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Foo Fighters Joined By Queen And Led Zeppelin Members During Rearranged British Dates


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They were forced to cancel their two Wembley enormo-gigs as well as their headline Glastonbury performance after Dave Grohl broke his leg earlier this summer, but Foo Fighters made their triumphant return to the UK with the first of three shows at the Milton Keynes Bowl – and they brought along some pretty big names to help them celebrate.

Performing the entire two-and-a-half-hour gig from a huge motorised throne, embossed with the Foo Fighters logo, Grohl announced to the crowd on Saturday night (September 5th): “We came back for you! We waited a long time to be here.”

Dave GrohlDave Grohl performing at Milton Keynes Bowl on Saturday (September 5th)

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ç - Foo Fighters performing on their long awaited first UK gig since Dave Grohl broke his leg and was forced to cancel Glastonbury at Milton Keynes Bowl at Milton Keynes Bowl, Glastonbury - Milton Keynes, United Kingdom - Saturday 5th September 2015

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Foo Fighters Troll The Westboro Baptist Church With A 'Rickroll'


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The Westboro Baptist Church got a surprise when they tried to protest outside a Foo Fighters concert at the Kansas City Sprint Center on Friday, August 21st. The band decided to answer the church’s protests by treating them to a 'Rickroll', using Rick Astley’s 1987 hit ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’.

Foo FightersFoo Fighters answered the Westboro Baptist Church’s protests with a Rickroll on Friday.

The band arrived outside the gig where the group was protesting in a pickup truck, blasting out the sing and holding up signs which read “You Got Rick Roll’d Again” and “Keep It Clean.”

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Dave Grohl Reveals "Social Anxiety"


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He’s been officially the nicest man in rock (trademark) for nearly 20 years, but Dave Grohl has revealed that he suffers from “social anxiety” when out of his comfort zone. The Foo Fighters frontman made the comment when asked how he felt about attending next month’s Emmy Awards.

He told Gold Derby in a video interview: “It’s just going to be such a crazy night, I just can’t imagine. I think I’ll feel like that kid who is the new kid at school, the first day at school. I’ll probably just sit down, with my back up against the wall, just nervous, and waiting to see who is going to want to talk to me.”

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Dave Grohl Serenades Crying Fan On Stage During Colorado Concert


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Dave Grohl showed that he’s a genuinely decent guy by bringing a crying fan on stage in order to serenade him. Grohl was performing alongside his fellow Foo Fighters at a concert in Colorado over the weekend when he spotted a fan starting to cry in the audience. He soon pulled the man on stage and continued with his acoustic rendition of ‘My Hero’.

Dave GrohlDave Grohl performing on stage in Gothenburg, Sweden in June 2015.

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Foo Fighters Announce Return To UK With Three September Shows


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Foo Fighters have announced they'll be returning to the UK in September, just months after Dave Grohl’s broken leg forced the band to cancel arena shows and pull out of their Glastonbury headlining slot. The band ended up having to cancel the rest of their European tour in June when Grohl broke his leg after falling from the stage during a gig Sweden.

foo fightersFoo Fighters will return to the UK in September.

The band will play two shows at Milton Keynes Bowl on September 5th and 6th, with support coming from legendary Stooges frontman Iggy Pop. Then on September 8th they’ll head to Edinburgh's Murrayfield Stadium, will Royal Blood opening.

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Dave Grohl Says Breaking Leg Was A 'Blessing In Disguise' For Foo Fighters


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Dave Grohl has said his recent leg injury has been a ‘beautiful blessing in disguise’ for the Foo Fighters as they continue on their North American tour. The singer broke his leg last month when he fell off the stage during a gig in Gothenburg, Sweden, forcing the band to cancel their heading appearance at this year’s Glastonbury.

Dave GrohlDave Grohl is back on the road with the Foos after breaking his leg.

Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Grohl said "The shows we’ve been doing lately are our favourite shows that we’ve ever done. What seemed like a setback at the time has turned into this beautiful blessing in disguise, where this throne and these crutches and these audiences make us play longer and harder than we ever have. It’s this whole new energy in the show.”

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Dave Grohl Sits On A Throne As He Makes His Return To The Stage At Foo Fighters' Anniversary Concert


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For many Foo Fighters fans, Dave Grohl was already rock royalty, but the frontman has just made his status official after returning to the stage on Saturday night (July 4) and sitting on a giant throne for the entire gig. But Grohl’s throne wasn't just an outlandish prop, it was really the only way the singer was going to be able to do the Washington D.C. gig as he recovers from a broken leg.

Dave GrohlDave Grohl returned to the stage on Saturday night.

The July 4th gig was not jut an Independence Day celebration, but it also marked the band’s 20th anniversary, something the injured Grohl was eager not to miss. The singer told the crowd he had designed the Game Of Thrones-esque chair, while ‘high as a kite’ on pain medication.

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Dave Grohl Hints That North American Tour WILL Go Ahead As Planned


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Foo Fighters are set to make an earlier-than-expected return to performing after Dave Grohl’s leg break, with the singer dropping a big hint that their North American tour would be going ahead as planned this weekend.

The frontman broke his leg when the band was playing live in Gothenburg, Sweden earlier in June, when he mis-stepped and fell in a gap between a ramp and the stage. They were forced to cancel the remainder of their European tour, including their Friday night headline slot at Glastonbury, plus three Wembley Stadium gigs and one at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh.

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Foo Fighters - Country star Zac Brown nominated the American rock band Foo Fighters for an Ice bucket challenge which has helped raise money and awareness for the ALS Association. - Thursday 21st August 2014

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Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters Wednesday 6th April 2011 Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters arrives at JFK with his family New York City, USA

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Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters and Wembley Arena Friday 25th February 2011 Foo Fighters performing live at Wembley Arena London, England

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Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters and NME - Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters London, England - Shockwaves NME Awards 2011 held at the O2 Academy Brixton - Arrivals Wednesday 23rd February 2011

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Them Crooked Vultures, Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, NME and Wembley Arena Friday 25th February 2011 Them Crooked Vultures drummer and Foo Fighters frontman, Dave Grohl, leaving Claridges Hotel. The legendary rocker is in town ahead of his gig with the Foo Fighters this coming Friday (25.02.11) at the NME Awards Big Gig at Wembley Arena London, England

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Them Crooked Vultures, Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Nme and Wembley Arena

Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl and Them Crooked Vultures Sunday 10th October 2010 Foo Fighters and Them Crooked Vultures rocker, Dave Grohl, with his daughter Harper Willow, enjoying a family day out at Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood Los Angeles, USA

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Foo Fighters and Dave Grohl - Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Chris Shiflett, Nate Mendel, Las Vegas, Nevada - Spike TV Video Game Awards held at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino Friday 7th December 2007

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