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Fascinating Fact 11989

29th August 2011

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl dedicated his band's first Mtv Video Music Award to the cable TV network's former Ceo Judy MCGrath, who resigned from her post earlier this year (11). The group won Best...

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Jon Stewart To Celebrate Nirvana 20th Anniversary

25th August 2011

Jon Stewart, the American comedian and television host, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's seminal album 'Nevermind' by hosting a Q&A session with the band's surviving members, reports the Associated Press.The Comedy Central star...

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Krist Novoselic To Perform Nevermind In Full

18th August 2011

Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic will perform the band's classic 'Nevermind' album in full. The 46-year-old rocker will join forces with the likes of Seattle bands Campfire OK, the Long Winters, Visqueen, the Fastbacks and Vaporland...

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Justin Bieber: The Street

18th August 2011

Justin Bieber had a street named after him in Forney, Texas. The town's Main Street was renamed Justin Bieber Way by Caroline Gonzalez, 11, who had won a competition to become mayor for the day....

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Krist Novoselic Puts Dave Grohl In Nirvana

4th August 2011

Krist Novoselic makes Dave Grohl feel like he's in Nirvana again. The Foo Fighters frontman feels his former bandmate still carries the "soul" of their previous group - which was brought to an end by...

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Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Cover Banned From Facebook

27th July 2011

Nirvana's 'Nevermind' album cover has been banned from Facebook.The American rockers - who were made up of singer Kurt Cobain, drummer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic before the vocalist's death in 1994 - have had...

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The Things They Say 22372

23rd July 2011

"I think we were all in shock after it happened. I went to (top restaurant) Benihana with a credit card like, 'Oh my God, this thing works!'" Rocker Dave Grohl on the sudden fortune he...

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Angry Dave Grohl Throws Unruly Fan Out Of Concert

12th July 2011

Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl publicly threw an unruly fan out of the band's London gig on Monday (11Jul11) after he started a fight with a fellow concertgoer.The hitmakers were performing at the iTunes Festival...

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Dave Grohl: 'Studio Technology Is Ruining Rock'

8th July 2011

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is convinced music technology is ruining rock 'n' roll because fancy studio production creates records which lack "personality".The former Nirvana drummer decided to shun modern recording techniques during the making...

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The Things They Say 22182

2nd July 2011

"She's learned to say, 'Foo Fighters - rock and roll!' But when you put ear protectors on a kid, they just fall asleep. I look over and she's asleep." Dave Grohl's two-year-old daughter Harper isn't...

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The Things They Say 22155

29th June 2011

"Krist is in law school right now... He's not as footloose and fancy free as he was when he was a rock 'n' roller." Dave Grohl on former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic.

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Dave Grohl Plays Teen Spirit For The First Time In 17 Years

28th June 2011

Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl has revealed he and former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic performed their Smells Like Teen Spirit hit for the first time in 17 years during a recent studio get together.The rocker...

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The Killers Proud To Rock Obama

24th June 2011

The Killers star Ronnie Vannucci Jr. says performing for President Barack Obama has been the highlight of his career.The musician and his bandmates - singer Brandon Flowers, guitarist Dave Keuning and bassist Mark Stoermer -...

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Iggy Pop Joined Onstage By Dancing Stars At Isle Of Wight Festival

12th June 2011

Iggy Pop treated revellers at Britain's Isle of Wight festival to a special musical guest during his band The Stooges' set on Saturday (11Jun11) - Dave Grohl joined his pal onstage.The Foo Fighters frontman was...

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Foo Fighters Recreate Douglas Film In New Video

5th June 2011

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl channels Michael Douglas in the band's new video by recreating scenes from the actor's film Falling Down.The band is set to release new single Walk and they have shot a...

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Paul Mccartney Working On Pre-rock Covers Album

17th May 2011

Sir Paul McCartney is making a record of his "dad's style of music."The 68-year-old former Beatles musician is recording a number of covers of tracks from the pre-rock era which remind him of his father's...

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Modest Songwriter Dave Grohl

26th April 2011

Dave Grohl doesn't feel like "an incredible songwriter".The Foo Fighters singer and guitarist is regarded as one of the best frontmen in modern rock, and has penned hits including 'Monkey Wrench', 'Times Like These' and...

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Foo Fighters Studio Session Turned Into Mini Nirvana Reunion

22nd April 2011

Former Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic relived their rock heyday during a recent studio session when they performed Smells Like Teen Spirit for the first time in 18 years.Foo Fighters frontman Grohl recruited...

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Dave Grohl Impressed Damon Albarn Created Album On Ipad

22nd April 2011

Dave Grohl has praised Damon Albarn for completing an entire album on an iPad, because the rocker is sure he would have struggled to use the technology himself.British singer Albarn created the last Gorillaz record,...

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Nirvana 'Heartbreak' Inspired Foo Fighters Says Grohl

18th April 2011

Nirvana - The tragic suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain inspired the band's drummer Dave Grohl to form Foo Fighters, reports the Seattle Times. The 42-year old says the "heartbreak" of Nirvana was partially healed...

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Foo Fighters Celebrate With Champagne And Chicken

18th April 2011

Dave Grohl loves relaxing after a concert with a bucket of fried chicken and a bottle of champagne. While the Foo Fighters frontman revealed he and bandmates Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat...

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Foo Fighters' Musical Resentment

17th April 2011

Chris Shiflett was resentful of Pat Smear when he rejoined Foo Fighters. Chris - who joined the band in 2000 - admits he was resentful of the other guitarist when he returned to the group...

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Dave Grohl Thinks Band Needs Secrets

16th April 2011

Dave Grohl thinks Foo Fighters have survived for so long because they are dishonest with each other. The former Nirvana drummer and the other band members - Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat...

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The Things They Say 21295

15th April 2011

"I got my ears checked once... I'll never do that again. They were like, 'You're deaf!'" Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl.

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Foo Fighters Album Like 'Diffusing A Bomb'

15th April 2011

Making Foo Fighters' latest album was like "diffusing a bomb".The 'Rope' rockers recorded 'Wasting Light' on analogue equipment, which they and producer Butch Vig hadn't used for over a decade, and found difficult to initially...

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Dave Grohl Has Recurring Dream About House

13th April 2011

Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl's life has been plagued by a recurring dream.The rocker - who raises two daughters, four-year-old Violet and soon-to-be two-year-old Harper, with his wife Jordyn - has been having the same...

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Foo Fighters Gain High Praise For Wasting Light

12th April 2011

Foo Fighters' new album 'Wasting Light' is receiving rave reviews.The rock band's seventh record - which was released today (12.04.11) - has been praised as the group's best effort so far on both sides of...

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Foo Fighters To Release Documentary Film

9th April 2011

Foo Fighters have announced that they will be releasing a retrospective of their 16 year career.Foo Fighters will unveil a "warts and all documentary" about their story together as a band, the BBC has reported....

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Dave Grohl Crushed By Godzilla Mistake

7th April 2011

Dave Grohl was left feeling deflated after allowing his favourite Foo Fighters song to be used in 1998 blockbuster Godzilla - because it turned out to be the "worst movie" he had "ever seen".The rockers...

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The Things They Say 21080

5th April 2011

"Bands are short now. They're little people. I don't know if it's genetics or evolution. I just remember dudes in bands being big. When I was in Queens of the Stone Age, it was like...

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