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Dave Grohl's Musical Blind Date

Dave Grohl formed his latest band through a musical "blind date". The Foo Fighters singer got the other members of supergroup Them Crooked Vultures - Queens Of The Stone Age guitarist Josh Homme and Led...

Dave Grohl's Kurt Premonition

Dave Grohl knew Kurt Cobain would die young. The ex-Nirvana drummer revealed he could tell that the volatile singer and guitarist was fragile and had already prepared for an incident such as his death by...

Grohl Unhappy About Greatest Hits Album

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL is unhappy with the band's new Greatest Hits album, insisting they should have waited until they were ready to retire to release it.Grohl insists he and his bandmates had no...

Dave Grohl's Premature Release

Dave Grohl isn't happy with the "premature" Foo Fighters Greatest Hits record. The frontman said the album has been put together to fulfil the obligations of the band's record deal and that he doesn't feel...

Foo Fighters To Take A Break From Each Other

Rockers the FOO FIGHTERS are taking a break from each other after 15 years.Frontman Dave Grohl reveals the band's new greatest hits record marks the end of an era - and it's time to take...

Green Day Announce Stadium Shows

Green Day have announced three European stadium shows next summer.The '21 Guns' rockers will play at Manchester Lancashire Cricket Ground on June 16th and Wembley Stadium on June 19th in the UK, before heading to...

John Paul Jones' Zeppelin Relief

John Paul Jones is "happy" that Led Zeppelin didn't reform.It had been planned for the veteran group to reunite - possibly without singer Robert Plant - last year, but the idea was later scrapped and...

Grohl Loves His Alley

FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL is thrilled with the street named after him in his native Warren, Ohio, because it has always been one of his favourite places.The rocker unveiled David Grohl Alley on Saturday...

Grohl Gets An Alley

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is to be honoured in his native Warren, Ohio with his own alley.The rocker is expected to attend the unveiling of David Grohl Alley on Saturday (01Aug09). Grohl was born...

Grohl Is A Dad Again

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has become a father for the second time - his wife JORDYN BLUM has given birth to a baby girl. The couple welcomed its second daughter, Harper Willow Grohl, into the...

Grohl Wows Diners With Three-minute Classic Rock Medley And Acid Chat

FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL wowed the intimate crowd at Los Angeles' Largo dinner club on Wednesday night (18Mar09) as he ripped through his favourite classic rock songs during a three-minute medley with composer/singer JON...

Hawkins Defends Grohl

Taylor Hawkins has defended his bandmate Dave Grohl after it was suggested that he is the controlling member of the FOO FIGHTERS.Grohl has been fronting the massively-successful rock band since stepping from behind the drumkit...

By on 17 February 2009

Hawkins Defends 'Control Freak' Grohl

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS has defended the band's frontman DAVE GROHL against accusations he is a dominating force in the band - calling him "the nicest control freak you ever meet". Grohl, who previously drummed...

Hawkins To Be A Dad Again

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS is to become a dad for the second time - his wife ALISON is pregnant. The couple, who married in 2005, previously welcomed a baby boy, Oliver Shane, in August 2007....

Radiohead Confirmed For 2009 Grammys Appearance

Grammy nominees Radiohead are to perform at the Los Angeles ceremony next month, it has been announced.The Oxford-based quintet are nominated for the album of the year prize for In Rainbows as well as best...

By on 26 January 2009

Foo Fighters And Coldplay To Perform At Neil Diamond Charity Show

A number of artists are set to appear at a forthcoming charity concert organised by Neil Diamond.Performers including Foo Fighters, Coldplay and Jennifer Hudson are set to join Diamond onstage at the extravaganza scheduled for...

By on 31 December 2008

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...

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