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Godlike Genius Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl is to be crowned a Godlike Genius.The Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer will be handed the accolade in London next month at music magazine NME's annual awards ceremony.Upon hearing he will...

Foo Fighters Finish Album

Foo Fighters have finished their "massive" new album. The band's frontman, Dave Grohl, said they have recently completed recording the album - follow-up to 2007s 'Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace' - in his garage in...

Foo Fighters Launch Contest To Find Video Directors

FOO FIGHTERS want to give 11 wannabe filmmakers their big break - they're holding a contest to find talented fans to direct their next music videos.The rockers plan to shoot different promos for every track...

Nirvana Members Reunited Onstage

Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear we were reunited onstage this week. Dave's present band, Foo Fighters - which includes Pat - played a secret show in California, debuting new songs from...

Foo Fighters Debut New Music At Secret Show

FOO FIGHTERS ended their hiatus from live music by returning to the stage on Tuesday (21Dec10) at a secret show in California.The band took a break following the release of a greatest hits album last...

Grohl To Drum For The Muppets

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has signed up to join the star-studded cast of the upcoming MUPPETS movie, according to a U.K report.The former Nirvana percussionist will make a cameo appearance in the family-friendly film,...

Paul Mccartney Given Us Honour

Sir Paul McCartney was made a Kennedy Center honouree by US president Barack Obama last night (05.12.10).The Beatles singer and guitarist was given the award for contributions to American arts and culture, alongside other recipients;...

Nicole Richie And Dave Grohl Rock Yo Gabba Gabba Show

29-year-old American reality star and fashion designer NICOLE RICHIE delighted audiences at a 'Yo Gabba Gabba Live!' children's event in Los Angeles on Saturday (27th November 2010) by dancing and singing with the production's animated...

Dave Grohl Compares Producer To Ex-girlfriend

Dave Grohl compares working with Butch Vig again to "f***ing a girlfriend you had 20 years ago."The Foo Fighters frontman is making a record with the producer for the first time since he was the...

Kasabian To Close Isle Of Wight Festival

Kasabian are to close the 2011 Isle of Wight Festival.The British band - who were named Best Act In The World Today at the recent Q Awards - have joined the festival's current line-up, which...

Foo Fighters Added To Isle Of Wight Line Up

Foo Fighters will join Pulp and Kings of Leon at the Isle Of Wight Festival 2011.The US rockers will headline the Saturday night of the event, which kicks off the festival season in the UK...

Dave Grohl's Weird Reunion

Dave Grohl found working with his former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic "a little weird". The Foo Fighters frontman is joined by the bassist on a track on his current group's new album and admits he...

Dave Grohl To Get Silly For New Album

Dave Grohl has been urged to write some "silly" songs for the new Foo Fighters album. The band's bassist, Nate Mendel, requested the group's frontman drop weighty lyrical themes for some of the songs on...

Garbage Back In Studio

Garbage are working on a new album. The 'Stupid Girl' group - fronted by flame haired singer Shirley Manson - had a string of hits in the 90s before releasing their last album, 'Bleed Like...

Housework Before Rock For Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl does the housework before becoming a rock star.The Foo Fighters frontman - who has two children, Violet, four, 18-month-old Harper, with wife Jordyn - is recording his group's latest album in his garage...

Grohl's Homely New Album

The FOO FIGHTERS are recording their new album in DAVE GROHL's garage - so the rocker can spend quality time at home with his children.The star is dad to Violet, four, and Harper, 18 months,...

Dave Grohl's Faithful Guitar

Dave Grohl writes all his songs on the same guitar. Foo Fighters frontman is ritualistic about the way he writes songs and little has changed about the way he puts albums together since the beginning...

Grohl Recruits Former Nirvana Bandmate For New Foo Fighters Track

Former NIRVANA bandmates DAVE GROHL and KRIST NOVOSELIC have reunited to record a new song for the FOO FIGHTERS next album.Sixteen years after the Nevermind rockers split following frontman Kurt Cobain's suicide, the band's drummer...

Nirvana Members Reunite

Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic have recorded a song together.The bassist and drummer in the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' group - whose career was tragically cut short in 1994 by the suicide of...

Jones Releasing Star-studded Duets Album

Singer NORAH JONES is releasing a star-studded duets album featuring collaborations with artists including the FOO FIGHTERS, DOLLY PARTON and OUTKAST.The Come Away With Me hitmaker has recorded the new disc, titled ...Featuring, which includes...

Dave Grohl Laughs Off Nice Tag

Dave Grohl is not always the "nicest guy in rock". The'Foo Fighters' frontman admits his bandmates would probably disagree with the nickname he is often given because he is not afraid to show his anger....

Foo Fighters Sue Over Aussie Ad

The FOO FIGHTERS have filed suit against executives at an Australian advertising agency over allegations they used one of the band's songs without permission.The rock group, fronted by Dave Grohl, is suing bosses at Brisbane-based...

Paul Mccartney Performing For President

Sir Paul McCartney is to receive the coveted Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from Barack Obama next week.The former Beatles star will accept the accolade at a special ceremony at the White House in Washington...

Foo Fighters To Make Rock 'Symphony'

Foo Fighters' next album may be "symphonic".The group are currently working on their long-awaited new LP with producer Butch Vig and despite rumours it is set to be their heaviest work to date, drummer Taylor...

Foo Fighters' 'Awesome' New Songs

Foo Fighters already have 15 "awesome" songs written for their next record. The 'Long Road To Ruin' rockers - led by singer and guitarist Dave Grohl - have made good headway with their seventh album,...

Foo Fighters 'Awesome' New Songs

Foo Fighters already have 15 "awesome" songs written for their next record. The 'Long Road To Ruin' rockers - led by singer and guitarist Dave Grohl - have made good headway with their seventh album,...

Foo Fighters Star Hawkins Lands Royal Guests On New Album

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR have given FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS' side project a boost - by agreeing to guest on the group's new album.The British rockers joined Hawkins' Foo Fighters bandmate...

Robert Pattinson For Kurt Cobain Biopic?

Robert Pattinson is being lined up to pay Kurt Cobain in a biopic of his life. The 23-year-old actor has reportedly been talking with the late Nirvana singer's widow Courtney Love, who will work as...

Foo Fighters Plan Garage Album

DAVE GROHL wants to record the next FOO FIGHTERS album in his garage.The rocker recently revealed he had cancelled the band's planned hiatus after landing the opportunity to work with former Nirvana producer Butch Vig....

Slash & Grohl Bonded Over Their Kids

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL agreed to a guest appearance on SLASH's upcoming solo album after they bonded over chats during the school run.The former Nirvana drummer and the ex-Guns N' Roses guitarist became friends...

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