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Ed Sheeran To Perform At Grammys

Ed Sheeran is set to make his comeback at the Grammy Awards. The 25-year-old singer took a break from the music scene in 2016 but is set to return to the spotlight at the awards...

Ozzy Osbourne Influenced Kurt Cobain's Early Work

The late Nirvana frontman, who died aged 27 in 1994, pioneered the grunge music movement, in the same way Ozzy's group Black Sabbath brought metal to the masses. And now Kurt’s former bandmate Dave Grohl,...

Trent Reznor Slams 'Desperate' Pop Music

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor says most modern pop music is ''a desperate plea for commercial airplay''.The 51-year-old rocker hasn't been impressed by both ''boring'' rock music and the endless thread of ''tweed pop songs''...

Ed Sheeran Hotly Tipped To Headline Glastonbury 2017

Having made a tentative return to social media earlier this week after the best part of a year off, Ed Sheeran is reportedly on the verge of landing the biggest gig in music – a...

Ed Sheeran To Headline Glastonbury Festival 2017 - Report

The Thinking Out Loud singer, who has just returned to the spotlight after taking much of 2016 off, will appear on the fabled Pyramid stage on the event's Saturday night, between Radiohead and...

Ed Sheeran To Headline Glastonbury

Ed Sheeran will headline Glastonbury 2017.The 'Thinking Out Loud' hitmaker - who has been on hiatus for the last year - will reportedly make one of his musical dreams come true when he tops the...

Foo Fighters To Top The Bill At Secret Solstice Festival

The fourth annual event will take place in Reykjavik from 16-18 June (17), during the summer solstice featuring 72 hours of continual sunlight. Richard Ashcroft, Pharoahe Monch, Dubfire and Chicago, Illinois house...

Dave Grohl Cured James Bay's Grammys Nerves

Dave Grohl made James Bay's nerves go away before he performed at the Grammys. The 'Let It Go' hitmaker awkwardly bumped into the Foo Fighters frontman backstage at the prestigious awards bash in February after...

Stars Line Up To Pay Tribute To Tom Petty At 2017 Musicares Bash

Don Henley, Randy Newman, Jackson Browne and Petty's Traveling Wilburys bandmate Jeff Lynne will also be part of the star-studded celebration. Petty and his band The Heartbreakers will close the event at...

Isle Of Wight Festival To Return In 2017

The Isle of Wight Festival is to return in June 2017.The award-winning music extravaganza, which is held at Seaclose Park in Newport, Isle of Wight will celebrate its 16th anniversary with four days of live...

Foo Fighters Host Star-studded Charity Gig

The Learn to Fly rockers host an annual fundraiser for Los Angeles schools, with donors being able to watch the band alongside their musician pals. Appearing at the event with the Dave Grohl...

Foo Fighters Settle Lawsuit Over Insurance Payments For Cancelled Shows

Dave Grohl and his bandmates were scheduled to perform in Italy and France in November (15), but axed the shows following the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November (15), due to safety...

Dave Grohl's Mum Collects Stories For New Rocking Mothers Book

Virginia Hanlon Grohl's From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, which will hit stores next year (Apr17), features anecdotes from the mums of stars like Michael...

Nirvana Producer Insists 'Nevermind Sound Is 90 Per Cent Dave Grohl'

Produced by Butch Vig, Nevermind sold at least 24 million copies worldwide, and is often credited for bringing alternative rock to a mainstream audience. With singer Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Grohl embracing...

Foo Fighters Suing Insurance Companies For Not Paying Out Over Cancelled Gigs

Foo Fighters have launched a court case against a group of insurance companies over seven cancelled gigs on their Sonic Highways tour in 2015, claiming that they haven’t been compensated despite clauses concerning personal injury...

Foo Fighters Suing For Insurance Payments Over Cancelled Shows

Dave Grohl and his bandmates were scheduled to perform in Italy and France in November (15), but cancelled the shows following the terrorist attacks in Paris on 13 November (15), due to safety...

Dave Grohl Fan Launches Fundraiser To Pay For Foo Fighter Star's Time

Frank Pain, a local radio host in Texas, is hoping to raise $35,000 (£24,000) via the GoFundMe initiative, so he can "hang out" with the rock star. "I'm his biggest fan and...

Dave Grohl Writes Open Letter To Cornwall Council After Teen Heavy Metal Band Is Stopped From Practising

Rock megastar Dave Grohl has involved himself in a council dispute in Cornwall after he leapt to the defence of a teenage heavy metal band, who have been banned from practising their music in a...

Dave Grohl Writes Support Letter For British Teen Metal Band

Black Leaves of Envy were recently ordered by city council officials in Cornwall, England to keep their garage band practices around 30 or 40 decibels. However, after receiving noise complaints, the...

Foo Fighters Address Break-up Rumours With Spoof Video

Foo Fighters have finally addressed those persistent break-up rumours with a tongue-in-cheek ‘official announcement’ video. And no, it’s not true, the band is still together!In a seven-minute clip posted via the group’s official YouTube page...

Foo Fighters Dismiss Split Rumours In Hilarious Video

On Tuesday night (01Mar16), the rockers teased their fans when they posted a cryptic message on Twitter which read: "Official band announcement tomorrow night. Stay tuned."The announcement was then released on Wednesday (02Mar16) - and...

Not So Everlong - Foo Fighters On Indefinite Hiatus

Fans of the rockers grew both concerned and excited late Tuesday night (01Mar16), when the band posted a cryptic message on Twitter which read: "Official band announcement tomorrow night. Stay tuned." Some...

Foo Fighters Fans Await Big Reveal

Many devotees felt sure the big reveal would revolve around a Dave Grohl solo project or a headlining slot at the upcoming Glastonbury festival in the UK, while others feared it could signal...

Abe Vigoda's Daughter Upset About Oscars Snub

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl performed a cover of The Beatles' Blackbird to pay tribute to late industry figures like Alan Rickman, Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, James Horner, and David Bowie, as their images...

Dave Grohl Keeps Cool Dad Status With Oscars Performance

The Foo Fighters frontman attended the Oscars for the first time on Sunday night (28Feb16), gracing the red carpet with his wife Jordyn Blum. When quizzed beforehand whether this set would be one of the...

Dave Grohl Requested Lemmy Tribute At Grammys

The heavy metal star died in December (15) after a short battle with cancer, with the Foo Fighters singer attending his funeral in Los Angeles and getting an Ace of Spades tattoo in...

Not Just Coldplay: Dave Grohl Reveals David Bowie Also Turned Down A Collaboration With Him

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has revealed that David Bowie rejected a possible collaboration between the two. In a video shot for Playboy, Grohl and bandmate Pat Smear take a tour around some of Bowie’s...

Dave Grohl To Perform At Oscars

The rock icon joins an extensive list of stars from music and movies who will appear at the Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles on 28 February (16). The full list of stars...

Dave Grohl, Rihanna, John Legend Honour Lionel Richie At Musicares Gala

The former Nirvana drummer joined the likes of Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Pharrell Williams, Florence Welch, Demi Lovato, and Lenny Kravitz at the pre-Grammy Awards tribute in Los Angeles, as they all performed...

Dave Grohl Honours Lemmy With Tattoo Tribute

The Motorhead star passed away on Monday (28Dec15) just four days after his 70th birthday, devastating his longtime pal Dave, who declared "my heart is broken" in a statement issued via his band's...

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