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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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Adele Reclaims Top U.k. Album Spot

25th April 2011

Adele returned to the top of the British album charts on Sunday (24Apr11) after the Foo Fighters ended her record-breaking reign last week (ends17Apr11).The soul singer's album 21 is back at the top of the...

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Sick Foo Fighters Cancel Garage Show

21st April 2011

The Foo Fighters have cancelled a planned show in a fan's garage after two members of the band fell sick.The rockers are currently embarking on a tour of tiny venues after launching a contest for...

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Foo Fighters Land First U.s. Number One Album

20th April 2011

Rockers the Foo Fighters have landed their first number one on the U.S. album chart.The band's Wasting Light has debuted atop the Billboard 200 with 235,000 first-week sales. Adele gives up the top spot to...

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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 End Adele's U.k. Album Reign

18th April 2011

Adele's record-breaking reign at the top of the U.K. album chart has come to an end - the Foo Fighters have pushed the singer's 21st Century Breakdown into second place.The soul singer racked up her...

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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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The Things They Say 21212

12th April 2011

"There's a lot of kids backstage. We're all fathers... and those kids can trash a dressing room like Van Halen wish they could." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl on the band's backstage creche at concerts.

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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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Taylor Hawkins Wishes Foo Fighters Wouldn't Release Documentary

5th April 2011

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins has no intention of encouraging his friends and family to check out the band's new documentary - because he's not "comfortable" with its release.Back and Forth is a behind-the-scenes look...

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Taylor Hawkins Not Comfortable With Foo Fighters Film

5th April 2011

Foo Fighters' drummer, Taylor Hawkins, didn't want their new documentary 'Back And Forth' released.The film charts the band's career and includes a section dealing with how Taylor overdosed on painkillers in August 2000, and he...

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Josh Homme Scared Of 'Dark' John Paul Jones

3rd April 2011

Josh Homme was "scared" of how "dark" John Paul Jones was when they first worked together.The musicians, along with Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, formed Them Crooked Vultures in 2009 and the Queens of the...

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Dave Grohl's Big Crowd Fears

2nd April 2011

Dave Grohl can't get used to performing in stadiums.The Foo Fighters frontman is still stunned by the popularity of his band and admits he had a "freaked-out breakdown" when they performed to a huge crowd...

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Dave Grohl Suffered 'Emotional Breakdown' At London Show

1st April 2011

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl suffered an "emotional breakdown" during a show in London in 2008 and his baffled bandmates watched in horror as the rocker froze mid-song in a state of "freaked out" stage...

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The Things They Say 21029

31st March 2011

"We're very foodist. Unbeknownst to each other, we both had a list of the 50 best restaurants in Los Angeles and we're trying to check them all off. I think we've done about 12 so...

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Josh Homme's Performance Aided By Alcohol

31st March 2011

Josh Homme says alcohol makes him perform better onstage. The Queens of the Stone Age frontman enjoys a drink and believes it only enhances his guitar playing, adding one of his favourite drinking partners is...

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Dave Grohl's Hometown Bottle Opener

30th March 2011

Dave Grohl used the Key to the City of his birth town as bottle opener.The Foo Fighters star was given the key to Warren, Ohio, in 2009 - where he also celebrated the opening of...

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Dave Grohl Not Guilty For Success

29th March 2011

Dave Grohl has never felt guilty about his success. The Foo Fighters frontman started off as a punk rock drummer before rising to superstardom in grunge band Nirvana, and said he dislikes the purist attitude...

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Foo Fighters Hailed By Aussie Politician For Flood Gigs

28th March 2011

The Foo Fighters have been praised by a leading Australian politician after performing a gig Down Under to raise funds for victims of the country's devastating floods earlier this year (11).Dave Grohl's band played a...

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Foo Fighters Rock Sydney Harbour

25th March 2011

The Foo Fighters rocked Down Under on Thursday (24Mar11) by playing a secret show in Sydney Harbour.The band played a one-off two-hour concert on Goat Island to perform their greatest hits and showcase their new...

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Biffy Clyro Hope To Learn From Foos

25th March 2011

Biffy Clyro are hoping to "steal a few tricks" from Foo Fighters when they support them at their UK concerts this summer. The Scottish 'Mountains' band are set to be the main support act at...

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Foo Fighters To Tour Garages

21st March 2011

Foo Fighters will play a series of shows in fans' garages next month.The 'Rope' rockers - who recorded their latest album 'Wasting Light' in frontman Dave Grohl's own garage in California - are holding a...

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Foo Fighters' Fan Shows

21st March 2011

The Foo Fighters are heading out on the road for a string of shows in the U.S. - in their fans' garages.The rockers have launched a competition on their website and eight lucky winners and...

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