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Radio Station Apologies Over Foo Fighters Prank

A New Zealand radio station has been forced to apologise after an April Fools' Day (01Apr08) prank involving a "secret" FOO FIGHTERS gig went wrong. The Rock Fm announced the Everlong hitmakers would be playing...

Foo Fighters Defend 'Nicest Band In The World' Title

The FOO FIGHTERS are happy to be labelled the "nicest band in the world" and put it down to their lowly beginnings when they played their first gigs in people's basements. The Everlong hitmakers have...

Timberlake + Foo Fighters Lead Mtv Australia Awards

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, FERGIE and FOO FIGHTERS will go head-to-head at the 2008 MTV Australia Awards. The artists will battle it out in the Music Video of the Year Category with 50 Cent, Delta Goodrem and...

Foo Fighters Take On Comic Company

THE FOO FIGHTERS are suing Marvel Comics fro copyright infringement after the comic book giant used two of their songs for a TV advert without permission.DAVE GROHL's band are alleging that Marvel used "substantial excerpts"...

By on 22 February 2008

Foo Fighters Sue Marvel

The FOO FIGHTERS are suing Marvel Studios for using two of their songs in an X-MEN TV show without permission. The Grammy-winning rockers have accused Marvel of featuring excerpts of their hit tracks Best Of...

Arctics, Foos And Take That Take Two Each At Brits

Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters and Take That were the major victors at the 2008 Brits awards, each claiming two gongs.Sheffield indie kids Arctic Monkeys took the best British group and album award for the second...

By on 21 February 2008

Winehouse, Kanye West + Foo Fighters Head Early Grammy Winners

AMY WINEHOUSE, KANYE WEST and FOO FIGHTERS have all triumphed at the 2008 Grammy Awards - picking up early prizes. Troubled singer Winehouse has landed the Best Pop Vocal Album award for her acclaimed Back...

Winehouse, Kanye West + Foo Fighters Head Grammy Winners

AMY WINEHOUSE, KANYE WEST and FOO FIGHTERS have all triumphed at the 2008 Grammy Awards - picking up early prizes. Troubled singer Winehouse has landed the Best Pop Vocal Album award for her acclaimed Back...

Late Show For Winehouse Visa

Amy Winehouse has belatedly been granted the visa she needed to perform in person at tonight's Grammy awards.The British singer had attempted to process the work permit earlier last week but her application was initially...

By on 10 February 2008

Foo Fighters Scrap Shows

Rockers the FOO FIGHTERS were forced to postpone shows at the beginning of the week (beg28Jan08) after a mystery illness left band members floored. Shows in Arkansas and Oklahoma were scrapped on Monday (28Jan08) and...

Grammys To Go Ahead After Striking Writers Agree Deal

This year's Grammy awards will go ahead after the striking writers' union agreed to allow its members to work on the show, it has been confirmed.The ceremony had been in jeopardy due to the ongoing...

By on 29 January 2008

Jones To Perform With Foo Fighters Orchestra

LED ZEPPELIN star JOHN PAUL JONES isn't waiting for a potential reunion tour to get back on the big stage - he'll perform with the FOO FIGHTERS at the Grammy Awards next month (Feb08). The...

Wga Won't Picket Grammys

The Writers' Guild of America (WGA) has confirmed it will not picket next month's Grammy awards ceremony.While the Golden Globes show was cancelled in favour of a press conference, over fears that actors would refuse...

By on 23 January 2008

Take That Lead Brit Noms

Take That have sealed their impressive comeback with four nominations for this year's Brit awards, it has been announced.The reformed 'man-band' hold the joint first place for the most number of nominations with solo artists...

By on 15 January 2008

Foo Fighters Seek New Talent For Grammys

The FOO FIGHTERS are searching for an undiscovered musician to join them on stage at the 2008 Grammy Awards. The rockers have launched the My Grammy Moment contest to find a string, woodwind or brass...

Grohl Wants A Dramatic Death

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is already planning his death - because as a rock star he feels duty bound to make it spectacular. After watching former bandmate Kurt Cobain commit suicide with a shotgun...

Foo Fighters' Pre-gig Booze And Jacko Ritual

Rockers FOO FIGHTERS have an unusual pre-gig ritual - they listen to MICHAEL JACKSON songs and get drunk. Frontman Dave Grohl insists on downing shots of potent liquor Jagermeister, so he can channel his hero...

Grohl Was Drunk Onstage For 15 Years

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL has performed drunk for the last 15 years, because sobriety onstage leaves him anxious and uptight. The singer confesses it takes a lot of alcohol for him to loosen up...

Grohl Warns Celebs Against Party Lifestyle

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has warned younger celebrities like LINDSAY LOHAN and BRITNEY SPEARS not to give in to the temptation of drugs and alcohol. The 38-year-old rocker - famed for his booze-fuelled antics...

Mika Tops Itunes Chart

Grace Kelly by Mika has been named as the top-selling download single of the year by iTunes.The Lebanese-born singer's second single outsold Rihanna's Umbrella – which went to number one in physical release charts across...

By on 12 December 2007

Grohl Happy With Hansen Comparisons

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is glad FOREIGNER singer KELLY HANSEN is often mistaken for him, because it means he is "decent-looking". The two rockers were in attendance at Led Zeppelin's reunion gig at London's...

Winehouse Up For Six Grammys

British vocalist Amy Winehouse is one of the leading candidates at the 50th Grammy awards after being nominated in six categories.The prestigious list of nominees is headed by US rapper Kanye West, who has been...

By on 07 December 2007

Great Seats At Foos' Wembley Gig

Fans heading to the Foo Fighters 2008 show at Wembley Stadium are in store for a truly unique show, frontman Dave Grohl has revealed.The Monkey Wrench band are playing the massive London venue on June...

By on 23 November 2007

Grohl Demands To See Led Zeppelin Gig

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is so desperate to see LED ZEPPELIN's comeback gig he has denied his wife's pleas to remain at home for Thanksgiving. The rocker - who once said he would drop...

Grohl: 'Hawkins' Overdose Led To A Date With My Wife'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL credits his bandmate TAYLOR HAWKINS' painkillers overdose with giving him the courage to settle down - he immediately asked his future wife out on a date. Hawkins spent two days...

Emas For Muse And Winehouse

UK band Muse picked up two prizes at last night's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Munich.The Supermassive Black Hole stars won the best headliner award as well as the gong for the best UK...

By on 02 November 2007

Muse, Winehouse Pick Up Awards

UK band Muse picked up two prizes at last night's MTV Europe Music Awards in Munich.The Muscle Museum stars won the best headliner award as well as the gong for the best UK and Irish...

By on 02 November 2007

Foo Fighters' Scrabble Obsession

FOO FIGHTERS have destroyed their reputation as party-loving rock hellraisers - by confessing they regularly played board games backstage. Bassist Nate Mendel reveals the rockers had to be dragged away from Scrabble games to perform....

Winehouse To Sing At Mtv Awards

MTV has announced that Amy Winehouse will be performing at tonight's Europe Music Awards.The broadcaster said it was delighted to announce the "last-minute addition" to the lineup of performers at the event.Winehouse, who has become...

By on 01 November 2007

Liverpool To Host Mtv Awards

Liverpool will host next year's MTV Europe Music Awards, it has been revealed today. The Merseyside city and home of the Beatles has been chosen as the venue for the 15th awards ceremony which takes place...

By on 31 October 2007

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