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Dave Grohl Saves Support Band

Dave Grohl stepped in to play for his support band when their drummer's appendix burst.Cage the Elephant musician Jared Champion was rushed to hospital in Utah in chronic pain on Monday (10.10.11), leaving them without...

Adele Tipped To Storm American Music Awards

British singing sensation Adele is being tipped to dominate the forthcoming American Music Awards, after being nominated in four categories. The 23-year-old, who was forced to cancel her forthcoming U.S. tour due to a vocal...

Dave Grohl Quit Nirvana In 1993

Dave Grohl quit Nirvana in 1993. The 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' group had a number of drummers before settling on Dave in 1990 ahead of the recording of their defining 'Nevermind' album, but he later...

Foo Fighters And Pearl Jam Join Pink Floyd Tributes

Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam are among the bands who will pay tribute to legendary rockers Pink Floyd as part of a U.S. TV event.The two acts, along with Mgmt, The Shins and Dierks Bentley,...

Foo Fighters Perform Tolerance Song For Anti-gay Protesters

The Foo Fighters confronted anti-gay protesters outside their Kansas concert on Friday (16Sep11) by serenading them with an ode to tolerance.Members of the Westboro Baptist Church lined up outside Kansas City's Sprint Center ahead of...

Kasabian Think Adele Saved Music

Kasabian think Adele has saved music.The group are pleased that the British singer has sold over 10 million copies of her latest album '21' at a time when sales are rapidly declining and hope their...

Stage Collapse Dramas Would Have Prompted Dave Grohl To Pull Lollapalooza Slot

Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl would have pulled his group's stormy Lollapalooza festival show if it had followed stage collapse disasters in Indiana and Belgium.The rocker and his bandmates appeared fearless as they performed in...

Dave Grohl: 'Nirvana's Drummers Were All Mad'

Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl is convinced he only became Nirvana's regular drummer because he was more stable than his mad predecessors.Grohl was the band's fifth drummer and he was with the band during its...

Dave Grohl Booked For Talking On The Phone While Driving

Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl was pulled over for speeding and using a cellphone while driving on Thursday (08Sep11) as he raced to appear on a TV show.The rocker was running late for his slot...

Foo Fighters And Katy Perry Pay Tribute To Mercury

Rockers Foo Fighters and singer Katy Perry have recorded special video messages paying tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury to mark what would have been his 65th birthday.The singing legend, who died in 1991,...

Freddie Mercury's Birthday Tributes

Brian May, Katy Perry and My Chemical Romance all paid tribute to Freddie Mercury on what would have been his 65th birthday yesterday (05.09.11).A huge party was thrown at London's Savoy Hotel last night (05.09.11),...

Nirvana Exhibition To Open In London

A Nirvana exhibition is set to open in London on September 13.The 'In Bloom: The Nirvana Nevermind Exhibition' will mark 20 years since the band's 'Nevermind' album was released and will run from September 13...

Church Group To Target Foo Fighters Concert

Religious zealots are to picket outside an upcoming Foo Fighters concert after accusing the rockers of promoting "fornication, adultery and idolatry".Members of the Westboro Baptist Church, comprised mostly of Pastor Fred Phelps' family members, are...

Dave Grohl Meets Gaga Again

Dave Grohl didn't recognise Lady Gaga at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) and accidentally reintroduced himself.Gaga attended the awards ceremony as her chain smoking, quiff haired alter ego Jo Calderone on Sunday (28.09.11) and...

Katy Perry Wins Three Mtv Vmas

Katy Perry won three MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) including Video of the Year last night (28.08.11). The singer's empowering track 'Firework' was given the biggest award of the evening, which she accepted wearing a...

Jon Stewart To Celebrate Nirvana 20th Anniversary

Jon Stewart, the American comedian and television host, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's seminal album 'Nevermind' by hosting a Q&A session with the band's surviving members, reports the Associated Press.The Comedy Central star...

Foo Fighters Lead Pukkelpop Tributes

Foo Fighters have led tributes to those who died at the Pukkelpop festival.Five people have been confirmed as dead and more than 70 were injured yesterday (18.08.11) after a severe storm caused a stage to...

Pukkelpop: Death Toll Rises To Five

Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium has been cancelled following the collapse of three stages with resulted in 5 confirmed deaths. According to Billboard, a fierce storm had hit the area of Kiewit, where the festival was...

Benji Madden, Foo Fighters Pay Tribute To Pukkelpop Victims

Rockers Benji Madden and the Foo Fighters have paid tribute to the music fans who died following a stage collapse at a music festival in Belgium on Thursday (18Aug11).Three people died and over 70 injured...

Krist Novoselic To Perform Nevermind In Full

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic will perform the band's classic 'Nevermind' album in full. The 46-year-old rocker will join forces with the likes of Seattle bands Campfire OK, the Long Winters, Visqueen, the Fastbacks and Vaporland...

Justin Bieber: The Street

Justin Bieber had a street named after him in Forney, Texas. The town's Main Street was renamed Justin Bieber Way by Caroline Gonzalez, 11, who had won a competition to become mayor for the day....

Locomotives' Bloody Concert

Locomotives weirdest show had "fake blood coming out the walls". The 'Carnival' band have played all over the country, but their strangest experience came when they played at a festival in Manchester, northern England. Bass...

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Limit Oasis Songs For Live Dates

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds will only play "maybe four" Oasis songs live. The guitarist will revisit the back catalogue of his former band - which split up in 2009, after a falling out between...

Foo Fighters Close Lollapalooza In The Rain

Rockers Foo Fighters braved a torrential rainstorm to close the 2011 Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday (07Aug11).After a weekend of mostly sunny weather, the sky opened on Sunday evening, soaking fans at Grant...

Krist Novoselic Puts Dave Grohl In Nirvana

Krist Novoselic makes Dave Grohl feel like he's in Nirvana again. The Foo Fighters frontman feels his former bandmate still carries the "soul" of their previous group - which was brought to an end by...

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