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Foo Fighters End Adele's U.k. Album Reign

Adele's record-breaking reign at the top of the U.K. album chart has come to an end - the Foo Fighters have pushed the singer's 21st Century Breakdown into second place.The soul singer racked up her...

Foo Fighters Celebrate With Champagne And Chicken

Dave Grohl loves relaxing after a concert with a bucket of fried chicken and a bottle of champagne. While the Foo Fighters frontman revealed he and bandmates Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat...

Foo Fighters' Musical Resentment

Chris Shiflett was resentful of Pat Smear when he rejoined Foo Fighters. Chris - who joined the band in 2000 - admits he was resentful of the other guitarist when he returned to the group...

Dave Grohl Thinks Band Needs Secrets

Dave Grohl thinks Foo Fighters have survived for so long because they are dishonest with each other. The former Nirvana drummer and the other band members - Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat...

Foo Fighters Album Like 'Diffusing A Bomb'

Making Foo Fighters' latest album was like "diffusing a bomb".The 'Rope' rockers recorded 'Wasting Light' on analogue equipment, which they and producer Butch Vig hadn't used for over a decade, and found difficult to initially...

Dave Grohl Has Recurring Dream About House

Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl's life has been plagued by a recurring dream.The rocker - who raises two daughters, four-year-old Violet and soon-to-be two-year-old Harper, with his wife Jordyn - has been having the same...

Foo Fighters Gain High Praise For Wasting Light

Foo Fighters' new album 'Wasting Light' is receiving rave reviews.The rock band's seventh record - which was released today (12.04.11) - has been praised as the group's best effort so far on both sides of...

Foo Fighters To Release Documentary Film

Foo Fighters have announced that they will be releasing a retrospective of their 16 year career.Foo Fighters will unveil a "warts and all documentary" about their story together as a band, the BBC has reported....

Dave Grohl Crushed By Godzilla Mistake

Dave Grohl was left feeling deflated after allowing his favourite Foo Fighters song to be used in 1998 blockbuster Godzilla - because it turned out to be the "worst movie" he had "ever seen".The rockers...

Taylor Hawkins Wishes Foo Fighters Wouldn't Release Documentary

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has no intention of encouraging his friends and family to check out the band's new documentary - because he's not "comfortable" with its release.Back and Forth is a behind-the-scenes look...

Taylor Hawkins Not Comfortable With Foo Fighters Film

Foo Fighters' drummer, Taylor Hawkins, didn't want their new documentary 'Back And Forth' released.The film charts the band's career and includes a section dealing with how Taylor overdosed on painkillers in August 2000, and he...

Josh Homme Scared Of 'Dark' John Paul Jones

Josh Homme was "scared" of how "dark" John Paul Jones was when they first worked together.The musicians, along with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, formed Them Crooked Vultures in 2009 and the Queens of the...

Dave Grohl's Big Crowd Fears

Dave Grohl can't get used to performing in stadiums.The Foo Fighters frontman is still stunned by the popularity of his band and admits he had a "freaked-out breakdown" when they performed to a huge crowd...

Dave Grohl Suffered 'Emotional Breakdown' At London Show

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl suffered an "emotional breakdown" during a show in London in 2008 and his baffled bandmates watched in horror as the rocker froze mid-song in a state of "freaked out" stage...

Josh Homme's Performance Aided By Alcohol

Josh Homme says alcohol makes him perform better onstage. The Queens of the Stone Age frontman enjoys a drink and believes it only enhances his guitar playing, adding one of his favourite drinking partners is...

Dave Grohl's Hometown Bottle Opener

Dave Grohl used the Key to the City of his birth town as bottle opener.The Foo Fighters star was given the key to Warren, Ohio, in 2009 - where he also celebrated the opening of...

Dave Grohl Not Guilty For Success

Dave Grohl has never felt guilty about his success. The Foo Fighters frontman started off as a punk rock drummer before rising to superstardom in grunge band Nirvana, and said he dislikes the purist attitude...

Foo Fighters Hailed By Aussie Politician For Flood Gigs

The Foo Fighters have been praised by a leading Australian politician after performing a gig Down Under to raise funds for victims of the country's devastating floods earlier this year (11).Dave Grohl's band played a...

Foo Fighters Rock Sydney Harbour

The Foo Fighters rocked Down Under on Thursday (24Mar11) by playing a secret show in Sydney Harbour.The band played a one-off two-hour concert on Goat Island to perform their greatest hits and showcase their new...

Biffy Clyro Hope To Learn From Foos

Biffy Clyro are hoping to "steal a few tricks" from Foo Fighters when they support them at their UK concerts this summer. The Scottish 'Mountains' band are set to be the main support act at...

Foo Fighters To Tour Garages

Foo Fighters will play a series of shows in fans' garages next month.The 'Rope' rockers - who recorded their latest album 'Wasting Light' in frontman Dave Grohl's own garage in California - are holding a...

Foo Fighters' Fan Shows

The Foo Fighters are heading out on the road for a string of shows in the U.S. - in their fans' garages.The rockers have launched a competition on their website and eight lucky winners and...

Dave Grohl Blasts Glee

Dave Grohl has blasted 'Glee' creator Ryan Murphy for criticising bands who don't want their music in his show.The rocker has no interest in allowing Foo Fighters' songs to be featured on the musical TV...

Foo Fighters Dave Grohl Launches Attack On Glee

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has hit out at the comedy-drama series Glee and its creator Ryan Murphy.Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl has launched a scathing attack on Glee creator Ryan Murphy and claims...

Dave Grohl Slams Glee Creator

Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl has lashed out at Glee creator Ryan Murphy for assuming all musicians are desperate to feature on the hit show.The rocker isn't a fan of the high school singing and...

Foo Fighters To Raise Money For Earthquake Victims

Foo Fighters are set to play a gig in New Zealand, to help raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake in the country.Foo Fighters, the American rock band fronted by Dave Grohl, will...

Foo Fighters Play Surprise Show At Texas Festival

The Foo Fighters celebrated the premiere of their new documentary at Texas' South By Southwest festival by hitting the stage for a surprise performance on Tuesday (15Mar11) and playing their upcoming album in its entirety.Oscar-winning...

Foo Fighters To Rock Down Under For Flood And Earthquake Victims

The Foo Fighters are set to play two massive gigs Down Under to raise money for the victims of the Australian floods and the recent earthquake in New Zealand.Dave Grohl's band will play a show...

Dave Grohl Hangs Up May's Trousers

Dave Grohl has Brian May's trousers hanging on his wall.The Foo Fighters frontman - who has daughters Violet, four, and 22-month-old Harper with wife Jordyn - recorded his band's new album in his home studio...

Foo Fighters Record Covers Album For Record Store Day

The Foo Fighters are planning to release a vinyl album of cover tracks in support of Record Store Day in April (11).The rockers have recorded their own renditions of hits by Pink Floyd, Prince and...

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