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Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

31st July 2008

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

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Grohl Illness Prompts Foo Fighters To Reschedule Shows

17th July 2008

Rocker DAVE GROHL faces a race to get healthy after scrapping two FOO FIGHTERS shows due to "serious throat issues." The group postponed their two-night stand at Morrison, Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Monday and...

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Police Escort Supergrass To La Gig

15th July 2008

Brit rockers SUPERGRASS arrived at a recent Los Angeles gig via police escort after performing at a WHO tribute gig.After being unexpectedly called to play at the WHO gig, the band had to race across...

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The Who Honoured By Foos And Pearl Jam

14th July 2008

Legendary rockers THE WHO were honoured by the FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM on Saturday (12Jul08) at the third VH1 Rock Honours ceremony. The annual event pays tribute to bands who have influenced the sound...

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Fascinating Fact 5595

8th July 2008

The FLAMING LIPS will perform a medley from rock opera TOMMY as part of THE WHO's VH1 Rock Honours tribute concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Jul08). FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM will also perform...

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The Things They Say 8719

26th June 2008

" I was pretty nervous beforehand, but it was an amazing night. The crowd were great, and come on, having JIMMY PAGE and JOHN PAUL JONES on stage? How could I not be excited about...

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Foo Fighters' Hawkins 'Nervous' About Wilson Track

20th June 2008

FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS was terrified about lending his vocals to a reworking of a song by late BEACH BOYS star DENNIS WILSON. The percussionist was drafted in to sing on the new version...

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Jason Bonham: Zeppelin Reunion Was Like Penalty Shoot-out

16th June 2008

Drummer Jason Bonham has said joining his father's former bandmates at the Led Zeppelin reunion concert was as nerve-wracking as a penalty shoot-out.With Bonham's father John having died in 1980, the Foreigner drummer stepped in...

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Foo Fighters Release Wembley Gig Footage To U.k. Cinemas

12th June 2008

The FOO FIGHTERS are set to hit the big screen - they are releasing footage from their recent gigs at the U.K.'s Wembley Stadium throughout a chain of British cinemas. The rockers played two gigs...

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Led Zeppelin Reform For Foo Fighters

8th June 2008

Legendary LED ZEPPELIN rockers JIMMY PAGE and JOHN PAUL JONES reunited on stage to perform with the FOO FIGHTERS for a spectacular show in London on Saturday (07Jun08) night. The rock duo came together for...

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Led Zepplin Join Foo Fighters On Stage At Wembley

8th June 2008

There had been rumours flying around for most of the last week and they proved true as members of Led Zepplin joined the Foo Fighters on stage for a surprise encore at the band's second...

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Led Zeppelin To Perform With Foo Fighters?

6th June 2008

Legendary rockers LED ZEPPELIN are set to reunite for a second time by joining the FOO FIGHTERS on stage in London, according to reports. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has reportedly been in talks with...

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The Things They Say 8488

4th June 2008

"Mondays should be TAYLOR HAWKINS Day." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL wants a national holiday for his drummer....

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Queen Stars Join Hawkins On Wilson Track

27th May 2008

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR joined the FOO FIGHTERS' TAYLOR HAWKINS on a tribute to late THE BEACH BOYS drummer DENNIS WILSON. Drummer Hawkins was drafted in to provide vocals on Holy Man,...

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Grohl Denies Writing Letter To Metallica

27th May 2008

LATEST: FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has denied writing an open letter to METALLICA begging them not to release their new album until its ready. The drummer-turned-singer was reported to have penned a public note...

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Rockers Line Up To Honour The Who

21st May 2008

PEARL JAM, the FLAMING LIPS and the FOO FIGHTERS will pay tribute to THE WHO when the British rockers are feted at VH1's third annual Rock Honors show in Las Vegas in July (12Jul08). The...

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Foo Fighter Hawkins Replaces Wilson On Tribute Track

16th May 2008

FOO FIGHTERS star TAYLOR HAWKINS is set to take the place of late THE BEACH BOYS drummer DENNIS WILSON on an upcoming commemorative single. Hawkins will provide vocals for Holy Man, which will feature on...

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Grohl's Plea To Metallica

9th May 2008

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has written an open letter to rockers METALLICA - urging them not to release their new album until it's "kick-ass". The Whiskey In The Jar hitmakers are set to release...

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Foo Fighters, The Killers + Klaxons Lead Nme Awards

24th April 2008

FOO FIGHTERS, THE KILLERS and KLAXONS emerged as the big winners at the first ever American NME Awards, scooping the highest accolades at the ceremony on Wednesday (23Apr08). The Foo Fighters' latest LP Echoes, Silence,...

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Foo Fighters Claim Best Album At Nme Awards USA

24th April 2008

The Foo Fighters have won the inaugural album of the year gong at the NME awards USA.Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace beat off stiff competition from Because of the Times by Kings of Leon, the...

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Radio Station Apologies Over Foo Fighters Prank

1st April 2008

A New Zealand radio station has been forced to apologise after an April Fools' Day (01Apr08) prank involving a "secret" FOO FIGHTERS gig went wrong. The Rock Fm announced the Everlong hitmakers would be playing...

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The Things They Say 7692

21st March 2008

"Let's just say there's not exactly a huge wall of cool holding us back." FOO FIGHTERS' bassist NATE MENDEL insists the rockers aren't worried about being trendy.

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Foo Fighters Defend 'Nicest Band In The World' Title

21st March 2008

The FOO FIGHTERS are happy to be labelled the "nicest band in the world" and put it down to their lowly beginnings when they played their first gigs in people's basements. The Everlong hitmakers have...

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Timberlake + Foo Fighters Lead Mtv Australia Awards

13th March 2008

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, FERGIE and FOO FIGHTERS will go head-to-head at the 2008 MTV Australia Awards. The artists will battle it out in the Music Video of the Year Category with 50 Cent, Delta Goodrem and...

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The Things They Say 7356

25th February 2008

"My bedroom door won't stay open for some reason, so I keep it open with my awards." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL explains how he latest gongs have come in handy at home.

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Foo Fighters Take On Comic Company

22nd February 2008

THE FOO FIGHTERS are suing Marvel Comics fro copyright infringement after the comic book giant used two of their songs for a TV advert without permission.DAVE GROHL's band are alleging that Marvel used "substantial excerpts"...

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Foo Fighters Sue Marvel

21st February 2008

The FOO FIGHTERS are suing Marvel Studios for using two of their songs in an X-MEN TV show without permission. The Grammy-winning rockers have accused Marvel of featuring excerpts of their hit tracks Best Of...

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Arctics, Foos And Take That Take Two Each At Brits

21st February 2008

Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters and Take That were the major victors at the 2008 Brits awards, each claiming two gongs.Sheffield indie kids Arctic Monkeys took the best British group and album award for the second...

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The Things They Say 7276

20th February 2008

"Wish we could be there, but we just sold out Madison Square Garden!" FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL accepts his band's Brit Award for International Album for ECHOES, SILENCE, PATIENCE + GRACE.

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Fascinating Fact 4803

11th February 2008

On winning the coveted Best Rock Album award for ECHOES, SILENCE, PATIENCE + GRACE, FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL dedicated the honour to his one-year-old daughter Violet who he said inspired him to write the...

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