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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...

Britain Vs America At Nme Awards

ARCTIC MONKEYS, KASABIAN, THE KILLERS, MUSE and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE will lead the way at this year's (07) NME Awards, after scoring four nominations each. After winning three awards at last year's ceremony, Arctic Monkeys...

Grohl: 'Bush Is My Villain Of 2006'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has nominated PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH as his villain of 2006. The rocker can't wait for Bush's second and final term to end in 2008, so the United States can...

Grohl: 'Cbgb Was A Dump'

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL wasn't among the mourners for recently shut-down New York City nightclub CBGB, because he played there once and it was a "dump". The iconic venue, a favourite of rockers like...

Grohl Comes To Aid Of Massachusetts Metal Act

Rocker DAVE GROHL has been hailed the unlikely inspiration for SHADOWS FALL's debut album after surprising the group with an impromptu visit during a recent recording session. The metal band borrowed the drummer's Studio 606...

Grohl Buys Miner A Beer, As Promised

Rocker DAVE GROHL has made good on his promise to buy a rescued Australian miner a beer. In May (06), the FOO FIGHTERS frontman sent a message to TODD RUSSELL and BRANT WEBB when they...

Lewis Hails Grohl's 'Power'

Actress-turned-rocker JULIETTE LEWIS confesses DAVE GROHL gave her "goosebumps" when he joined her in the studio for her second album, because he was so "powerful". The JULIETTE + THE LICKS frontwoman recruited the drummer after...

Pearl Jam And Foo Fighters To Play Benefit Gigs

PEARL JAM and FOO FIGHTERS are among the bands confirmed to play NEIL YOUNG's 20th annual Bridge School benefit concerts next month (OCT06). The rockers will be joined by artists including DEVENDRA BANHART and NINE...

Foo Fighters Grill Up A Storm At Festivals

Rockers FOO FIGHTERS are festival favourites among their peers because they always cook up a treat backstage. The four-piece is hooked on grilling and barbecuing and other acts often give up their own food for...

Foo Fighters Joined By Brit Rock Legends

The FOO FIGHTERS were joined onstage at their London supergig yesterday (17JUN06) by British rock legends QUEEN and LEMMY. The American band performed to a crowd of 85,000 at Hyde Park, and stunned fans by...

Osbournes Honoured For Services To Music

OZZY and SHARON OSBOURNE were honoured for their contribution to the music industry at the annual Silver Clef Lunch in London today (16JUN06). BLACK SABBATH star Ozzy and his manager wife Sharon attended the star-studded...

Teen Apologises For Grohl Death Story

LATEST: A 16-year-old student is desperate to apologise to FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL, because he was responsible for the fake death report which swamped the internet. DANIEL O'SULLIVAN originally sent the story about Grohl's...

Grohl's Motorhead Joy

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is thrilled MOTORHEAD have agreed to play at his gig in London's Hyde Park later this month (JUN06), because he worships the veteran rockers. The former NIRVANA drummer insists the...

Foo Fighters Plan 'Send-off'

THE FOO FIGHTERS insist their massive gig at London's Hyde Park next month (JUN06) will be their "send-off", as they are desperate for a sabbatical. Frontman DAVE GROHL admits they normally hate taking breaks,...

Grohl And Smear Reunite

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has invited his former bandmate PAT SMEAR to join him on his US run of acoustic shows this July (06). Smear left the Foo Fighters in 1997, but Grohl was...

Dave Grohl: 'I'm Not Dead'

DAVE GROHL is baffled by internet rumours he died, and wants to reassure friends, family and fans he is very much alive. The FOO FIGHTERS frontman only discovered he was meant to be dead when...

Grohl's Love Of Beer Bongs And Ping Pong

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL taught band RYE COALITION how to rock when producing their new album - by indulging in beer bongs and ping pong. The group went so crazy during recording sessions, they...

Grohl's Pledge To Trapped Miners

Rocker DAVE GROHL has invited two Australian miners trapped underground to join him from a beer when they are freed. BRANT WEBB, 37 and TODD RUSSELL, 35, have been stranded one kilometre underground in a...

Love And Grohl Making Up

Long-term foes COURTNEY LOVE and DAVE GROHL are close to patching up their problems and have booked a lunch together to "bury the hatchet". The pair have battled in and out of court over NIRVANA's...

New Blur Album To Rival Foo Fighters

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES insists their upcoming album is so strong, rockers THE FOO FIGHTERS will "wet their pants" when they hear it. James, DAMON ALBARN and drummer DAVE ROWNTREE have been working on their...

Green Day + Foo Fighters Claim Top Eskys

GREEN DAY, FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM are among the big winners of the annual US Esquire magazine ESKY Awards for Musical Achievement. Green Day claimed the Best Band prize, while Foo Fighters stars DAVE...

Grohl Unimpressed With Coldplay's Jet

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL was thrilled when CHRIS MARTIN offered him a trip in his private plane - until he saw the aircraft menu. COLDPLAY had chartered a jet from Lisbon, Portugal, back to...

Pink Floyd Land Playboy Honour

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have been inducted into Playboy magazine's Hall of Fame for their "unprecedented combined commercial and musical gravitas". The British supergroup lead the way in the newly-announced 2005 Music Awards, listed...

Madonna Leads Mtv AVMA Nods

Superstar MADONNA is leading the nominations at this year's (06) MTV Australia Video Music Awards (MTV AVMAs), with 5 nods. The MATERIAL GIRL's new album CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR has earned her nominations...

Grohl 'An Outsider' To Drummers

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL believes his transformation from rhythm king to frontman has lost him respect among fellow drummers. The 36-year-old rocker, who found fame as NIRVANA's drummer on the classic NEVERMIND and...

Grohl Excited By Unusual Grammy Category

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL is more excited about competing in the unusual Grammy category of Best Surround-Sound Album next month (FEB06) than being nominated for Best Rock Album and Best Rock Song. The...

Grohl Hates Playing Big Me

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL hates playing hit song BIG ME live, because fans bombard him with hard mint sweets. The video for the 1996 track was a parody of the American commercials for...

Grohl: 'My Baby Is Next 'Karate Kid'

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is calling his unborn daughter "The Karate Kid" because she has such a powerful kick from inside his wife's womb. The BEST OF YOU hitmaker and JORDYN BLUM are...

Foo Fighters Threaten To Ape Bon Jovi

FOO FIGHTERS find so much inspiration in early BON JOVI music videos, they're planning to pay tribute to the much-mocked promos. The DAVE GROHL-fronted rockers will release their new single NO WAY BACK in...

Foo Fighters Confirm Acoustic Gigs

FOO FIGHTERS have finally confirmed they're to perform an acoustic tour to accompany the softer half of their recent album IN YOUR HONOR. The double album, which hard-rocking on one disc, and acoustic on...

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