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Coldplay And Adele Confirmed For Neil Diamond Tribute

Grammy nominees Coldplay and Adele are among the artists set to honour Neil Diamond at a gala concert next year.The British acts will take to the stage at the MusiCares person of the year show...

By on 24 December 2008

Lil Wayne Leads The Way With Eight Grammy Nominations

Lil Wayne and Coldplay are frontrunners for glory at the 2009 Grammys, with eight and seven nominations respectively.The diminutive rapper is named in eight categories including album of the year and best rap song while...

By on 04 December 2008

Stars To Headline Grammy Nominations Bash

JOHN MAYER, FOO FIGHTERS and B.B. KING will headline the first Grammy Nominations Concert in Los Angeles in December (08). Mariah Carey and Taylor Swift will be among the co-hosts of the glitzy event, to...

Grohl Contributes To The Prodigy Album

British dance group THE PRODIGY have scored a guest appearance from FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL for their upcoming album - their first in five years. The Firestarter hitmakers' last LP, Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned,...

Foo Fighters Named Band Of Year At Classic Rock Awards

Foo Fighters and Whitesnake were the major winners at the Classic Rock awards, held in central London on Monday night.Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl sent a video acceptance speech thanking readers after winning band of...

By on 04 November 2008

Foo Fighters Lead Classic Rock Awards

FOO FIGHTERS have been crowned band of the year at the Classic Rock Awards in London on Monday (03Oct08). Frontman Dave Grohl accepted the prize in a video-taped speech to the audience at the city's...

Grohl And Wife Expecting Second Child

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL is to become a dad for a second time - his wife JORDYN BLUM is pregnant. The couple's representative confirmed the news to People.com, although no further details were released....

Foo Fighters Fury After Mccain Uses Song For Campaign

The Foo Fighters have requested that US presidential hopeful John McCain stop using their song My Hero in his bid for the White House.In a statement issued on Wednesday, the US rockers said the Republican...

By on 09 October 2008

Mccain Isn't A Hero To The Foo Fighters

Rockers the FOO FIGHTERS have become the latest act to take aim at U.S. presidential candidate JOHN MCCAIN for using one of their songs at his rallies. A month after Jackson Browne filed suit against...

Security Men Save Grohl From Stage Attack At Festival

Quick-thinking security guards saved FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL from an onstage attack at the Austin City Limits music festival in Texas on Sunday night (28Sep08) when they wrestled a fan to the ground.. Grohl's...

Foo Fighters Set For Career Hiatus

FOO FIGHTERS are set to take a break from touring in the U.K. - to ensure their British fans don't become bored of them. The rockers performed two sold out concerts at London's Wembley Stadium...

Foo Fighters Help Metallica Launch New Album

FOO FIGHTERS stars DAVE GROHL and TAYLOR HAWKINS will mark the release of METALLICA's much-anticipated new album DEATH MAGNETIC by hosting a radio tribute to the heavy rockers. The duo will join the members of...

'Foo Fighters' Gig Sparks Chaos

Rumours of a surprise FOO FIGHTERS gig at a U.K. festival last weekend (24Aug08) sparked a riot which resulted in an unprovoked attack on a upcoming band. Thousands of fans descended on a tiny stage...

Ting Tings Up Against Britney At Mtv Awards

Manchester pop duo the Ting Tings have been nominated for video of the year at the MTV Music Video Awards.The ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on September 7th and are due to be...

By on 15 August 2008

Jay-z + Winehouse Nominated For Vodafone Awards

JAY-Z, AMY WINEHOUSE, MARK RONSON and the FOO FIGHTERS are among the artists to be nominated for the 2008 Vodafone Live Music Awards. Rapper Jay-Z and Dave Grohl's band Foo Fighters are battling it out...

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

By on 31 July 2008

Grohl Illness Prompts Foo Fighters To Reschedule Shows

Rocker DAVE GROHL faces a race to get healthy after scrapping two FOO FIGHTERS shows due to "serious throat issues." The group postponed their two-night stand at Morrison, Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Monday and...

Police Escort Supergrass To La Gig

Brit rockers SUPERGRASS arrived at a recent Los Angeles gig via police escort after performing at a WHO tribute gig.After being unexpectedly called to play at the WHO gig, the band had to race across...

By on 15 July 2008

The Who Honoured By Foos And Pearl Jam

Legendary rockers THE WHO were honoured by the FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM on Saturday (12Jul08) at the third VH1 Rock Honours ceremony. The annual event pays tribute to bands who have influenced the sound...

Foo Fighters' Hawkins 'Nervous' About Wilson Track

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS was terrified about lending his vocals to a reworking of a song by late BEACH BOYS star DENNIS WILSON. The percussionist was drafted in to sing on the new version...

Jason Bonham: Zeppelin Reunion Was Like Penalty Shoot-out

Drummer Jason Bonham has said joining his father's former bandmates at the Led Zeppelin reunion concert was as nerve-wracking as a penalty shoot-out.With Bonham's father John having died in 1980, the Foreigner drummer stepped in...

By on 16 June 2008

Foo Fighters Release Wembley Gig Footage To U.k. Cinemas

The FOO FIGHTERS are set to hit the big screen - they are releasing footage from their recent gigs at the U.K.'s Wembley Stadium throughout a chain of British cinemas. The rockers played two gigs...

Led Zeppelin Reform For Foo Fighters

Legendary LED ZEPPELIN rockers JIMMY PAGE and JOHN PAUL JONES reunited on stage to perform with the FOO FIGHTERS for a spectacular show in London on Saturday (07Jun08) night. The rock duo came together for...

Led Zepplin Join Foo Fighters On Stage At Wembley

There had been rumours flying around for most of the last week and they proved true as members of Led Zepplin joined the Foo Fighters on stage for a surprise encore at the band's second...

By on 08 June 2008

Led Zeppelin To Perform With Foo Fighters?

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN are set to reunite for a second time by joining the FOO FIGHTERS on stage in London, according to reports. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has reportedly been in talks with...

Queen Stars Join Hawkins On Wilson Track

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR joined the FOO FIGHTERS' TAYLOR HAWKINS on a tribute to late THE BEACH BOYS drummer DENNIS WILSON. Drummer Hawkins was drafted in to provide vocals on Holy Man,...

Grohl Denies Writing Letter To Metallica

LATEST: FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has denied writing an open letter to METALLICA begging them not to release their new album until its ready. The drummer-turned-singer was reported to have penned a public note...

Rockers Line Up To Honour The Who

PEARL JAM, the FLAMING LIPS and the FOO FIGHTERS will pay tribute to THE WHO when the British rockers are feted at VH1's third annual Rock Honors show in Las Vegas in July (12Jul08). The...

Foo Fighter Hawkins Replaces Wilson On Tribute Track

FOO FIGHTERS star TAYLOR HAWKINS is set to take the place of late THE BEACH BOYS drummer DENNIS WILSON on an upcoming commemorative single. Hawkins will provide vocals for Holy Man, which will feature on...

Grohl's Plea To Metallica

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has written an open letter to rockers METALLICA - urging them not to release their new album until it's "kick-ass". The Whiskey In The Jar hitmakers are set to release...

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