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Grohl: 'Singing Sober Is No Fun'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL performed sober for the first time in years at England's V Festival this weekend (18/19Aug07) - and he hated it. The rocker is used to downing drinks before stepping onstage...

Rainy Finish For V

The Chelmsford leg of this year's V festival concluded with the odd shower or two, but the crowd continued to lap up the Killers' hit-packed set.Playing an opening sequence of tracks from their latest album...

By on 20 August 2007

Foo Fighters Joined On Stage By Grohl's Mother

FOO FIGHTERS fans at English festival V were treated to a special guest on Sunday (19Aug07) - the band were joined on stage by frontman DAVE GROHL's mother. The rocker's hard-men image was dented when...

Foo Fighters Surprise Sleepy V

A chirpy Dave Grohl entertained Weston Park, Staffordshire, in an unexpected gig this lunchtime, ahead of their headline act later today.The Foo Fighters appeared on the Channel 4 stage to perform softer versions of their...

By on 19 August 2007

Foo Fighters' Nirvana Tribute

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has paid homage to his former band NIRVANA during a blistering set at England's V Festival. Following a surprise acoustic show earlier in the day, the U.S. rockers took to...

V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

By on 18 August 2007

V Festival Shuffles Line-up

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

By on 17 August 2007

Foofighters' Music Helped Trapped Miners

U.S rockers FOO FIGHTERS have credited trapped mine workers for inspiring the band to create "meaningful" music. Frontman David Grohl reveals the group were touched after hearing a trapped miner in Tasmania, Australia, requested an...

V Festival Advocates Sexual Health

V Festival will this year spearhead a sexual health and awareness campaign through goody bags handed out around the two sites.In coalition with the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), 40,000 goody bags will be dished out...

By on 07 August 2007

Grohl Pokes Fun At Emo

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is poking fun at the emo rock genre in a song on the group's new album Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace. Grohl admits he finds the recent resurgence of "emotional...

Melbourne Venue The Palace Destroyed In Fire

Legendary Australian music venue The Palace, which has played host to NIRVANA, FOO FIGHTERS and IGGY POP, is to be demolished after it was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday (11Jul07). The popular Melbourne haunt,...

Foo Fighters Preview New Material At Exclusive Gig

U.S. rockers FOO FIGHTERS previewed songs from their forthcoming album to just 100 people at an impromptu London gig on Thursday (05Jul07). Frontman Dave Grohl began the exclusive concert at the upstairs bar of the...

Metallica And Kasabian Added To London Live Earth

Metallica, Kasabian and Pussycat Dolls have been added to the line-up for London's Live Earth concert.They will be joined by Terra Naomi, completing the final roster of acts performing at Wembley Stadium on July 7th.The...

By on 20 June 2007

Download Wants Foo Fighters For Next Year

No sooner had this year's Download Festival concluded than the organisers of the event started looking ahead to next year's headliners.The site of this year's festival has only just begun to clear, but already attention...

By on 11 June 2007

The Stooges Set For V Festival

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

By on 05 June 2007

Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

By on 22 May 2007

Carling Stage Line-ups Announced

The full line-ups for the Carling stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals have been announced, with some surprising additions.Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr will be headlining the stage, bringing his solo offering Yours to...

By on 22 May 2007

Ronson Confirmed For V Festival

Superstar producer Mark Ronson has been added to the Virgin Festival bill along with former Sugababe Mutya Buena.Ronson will be bringing the highly successful remix and cover album Version to the masses in what is...

By on 08 May 2007

Norah Jones Announces UK Tour

Singer-songwriter Norah Jones has announced her first UK tour since 2004, calling at Glasgow, Manchester and London.The award-winning musician will include the dates as part of a wider European tour which kicks off in Lucca,...

By on 04 May 2007

Grohl Wants To Party With Madonna

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL wants to party with singer MADONNA when they appear at the UK leg of the Live Earth concert in July (07). The rocker will be playing alongside the Red Hot...

Live Earth Concert Criticised Over Carbon Cost

The upcoming Live Earth concert has been criticised after it was revealed the event will cost between $2 million (GBP1.2 million) and $3 million (GBP1.53 million) in carbon offsetting. MADONNA will be joined by reformed...

Madonna To Headline UK Live Earth Gig

Pop superstar MADONNA will headline the UK leg of former US Vice President AL GORE's upcoming Live Earth concert when it is staged in London later this year (07). The MUSIC star will be joined...

Madonna Heads UK's Live Earth Concert

Madonna is one of 17 acts to headline this summer's Live Earth concert in the UK.She will be joined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snow Patrol, the Beastie Boys and Duran Duran.Taking place at Wembley...

By on 10 April 2007

Red Light For Gore's Green Gig

Plans for a simultaneous day of global rock concerts to draw attention to the problem of global warming have run into trouble in Washington.Organiser of the gigs, former presidential candidate turned environmental campaigner Al Gore,...

By on 29 March 2007

Stars Join Driver For New Album

LIZ PHAIR and RYAN ADAMS are among the stars giving actress MINNIE DRIVER's music career a boost by joining her on her new album. The British star will release her second album, SEA STORIES, this...

The Killers Headline V Festival

The Killers, Snow Patrol and Foo Fighters will headline this summer's V Festival.It's set to be a busy summer for the first two bands, who are also headlining Scotland's T in the Park in July.Brit...

By on 27 February 2007

Tunstall Bemused By Live Earth Snub

British singer/songwriter KT TUNSTALL is bemused she hasn't been invited to perform at the Live Earth concerts, because she is such a staunch environmentalist. The SUDDENLY I SEE star insists her tour buses run on...

Grohl: 'I'm Still Alive'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL was left shocked earlier this week (begs05FEB07), when he was listed online as having passed away. The incident marks the second time Grohl has been pronounced dead by internet pranksters....

Wilson Credits Grohl With New On-stage Antics

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON unwittingly found inspiration in DAVE GROHL's bottom for his famed on-stage moves with the British band. The I PREDICT A RIOT singer, who supported the FOO FIGHTERS on a series...

Hawkins Stunned By Prince Tribute

FOO FIGHTERS star TAYLOR HAWKINS is still scratching his head after watching PRINCE cover the group's BEST OF ME during his Super Bowl halftime performance - he thought the pop superstar hated the rockers. The...

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