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Winehouse Up Against Monkeys And Kaisers At Qs

13th September 2007

Amy Winehouse's Back to Black has again been nominated for a best record of the year award.The troubled singer's album has been put up for a gong at this year's Q Awards, for which nominations...

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The Things They Say 5557

11th September 2007

"I had the hugest crush on SISSY SPACEK after seeing CARRIE. She was my ideal woman - beautiful, petite and possessed." FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL on his unlikely crush on actress Spacek....

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Grohl's Deafness Causes Marriage Problems

11th September 2007

FOO FIGHTERS star DAVE GROHL's deafness is causing problems in his marriage because his wife has to repeat herself all the time. The former Nirvana drummer admits all rock star marriages have the same issue...

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Rocker Grohl Can't Stand Gadgets

11th September 2007

DAVE GROHL of the FOO FIGHTERS is such a technophobe, he describes himself as "practically Amish". The star, 38, believes spending so much time behind his drumkit in rock band Nirvana kept him isolated from...

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The Things They Say 5543

10th September 2007

"That makes me want to punch a wall. I can't stand it." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL hates the sound of people chewing loudly....

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Snoop Gets Mtv Awards Gig

30th August 2007

US rap star Snoop Dogg has been named as this year's host for the MTV Europe Music Awards.MTV revealed today that the 36-year-old, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, will MC the event...

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UK Tour For Foo Fighters

28th August 2007

Foo Fighters are set to tour the UK later this year including two dates at London's O2 Arena.Hot on the heels of the band's V Festival success, the dates will follow the release of their...

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Grohl: 'Singing Sober Is No Fun'

20th August 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL performed sober for the first time in years at England's V Festival this weekend (18/19Aug07) - and he hated it. The rocker is used to downing drinks before stepping onstage...

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Rainy Finish For V

20th August 2007

The Chelmsford leg of this year's V festival concluded with the odd shower or two, but the crowd continued to lap up the Killers' hit-packed set.Playing an opening sequence of tracks from their latest album...

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Foo Fighters Joined On Stage By Grohl's Mother

20th August 2007

FOO FIGHTERS fans at English festival V were treated to a special guest on Sunday (19Aug07) - the band were joined on stage by frontman DAVE GROHL's mother. The rocker's hard-men image was dented when...

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Foo Fighters Surprise Sleepy V

19th August 2007

A chirpy Dave Grohl entertained Weston Park, Staffordshire, in an unexpected gig this lunchtime, ahead of their headline act later today.The Foo Fighters appeared on the Channel 4 stage to perform softer versions of their...

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Foo Fighters' Nirvana Tribute

19th August 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has paid homage to his former band NIRVANA during a blistering set at England's V Festival. Following a surprise acoustic show earlier in the day, the U.S. rockers took to...

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V Kicks Off In The Sunshine

18th August 2007

V festival 2007 kicked off in Essex and Staffordshire today, with fans enjoying a happily rain-free start to the two-day event.The festival has been hit by a number of big-name withdrawals, with Amy Winehouse, The...

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V Festival Shuffles Line-up

17th August 2007

V Festival organisers are busy trying to shuffle the line-up for this year's event after high-profile pulls-outs from Amy Winehouse, Bright Eyes and the Bravery.After it was revealed that Mexican acoustic duo Roderigo Y Gabriela...

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Foofighters' Music Helped Trapped Miners

9th August 2007

U.S rockers FOO FIGHTERS have credited trapped mine workers for inspiring the band to create "meaningful" music. Frontman David Grohl reveals the group were touched after hearing a trapped miner in Tasmania, Australia, requested an...

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V Festival Advocates Sexual Health

7th August 2007

V Festival will this year spearhead a sexual health and awareness campaign through goody bags handed out around the two sites.In coalition with the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), 40,000 goody bags will be dished out...

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The Things They Say 5288

30th July 2007

"I still listen to Slayer once a week." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL dismisses the suggestion fatherhood has softened him....

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Grohl Pokes Fun At Emo

28th July 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is poking fun at the emo rock genre in a song on the group's new album Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace. Grohl admits he finds the recent resurgence of "emotional...

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Melbourne Venue The Palace Destroyed In Fire

11th July 2007

Legendary Australian music venue The Palace, which has played host to NIRVANA, FOO FIGHTERS and IGGY POP, is to be demolished after it was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday (11Jul07). The popular Melbourne haunt,...

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Foo Fighters Preview New Material At Exclusive Gig

7th July 2007

U.S. rockers FOO FIGHTERS previewed songs from their forthcoming album to just 100 people at an impromptu London gig on Thursday (05Jul07). Frontman Dave Grohl began the exclusive concert at the upstairs bar of the...

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Metallica And Kasabian Added To London Live Earth

20th June 2007

Metallica, Kasabian and Pussycat Dolls have been added to the line-up for London's Live Earth concert.They will be joined by Terra Naomi, completing the final roster of acts performing at Wembley Stadium on July 7th.The...

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Fascinating Fact 3429

19th June 2007

METALLICA have been added to the packed bill at London's Live Earth global-warming awareness concert on 7 July (07). The star studded concert - one of many to be staged around the world on the...

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Download Wants Foo Fighters For Next Year

11th June 2007

No sooner had this year's Download Festival concluded than the organisers of the event started looking ahead to next year's headliners.The site of this year's festival has only just begun to clear, but already attention...

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The Stooges Set For V Festival

5th June 2007

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

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Fascinating Fact 3321

29th May 2007

Rocker FOO FIGHTERS are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their The Colour And The Shape album by re-releasing the disc next month (Jun07) with a bonus CD of B-sides and cover versions....

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Thrills And Mcfly Added To V Festival Line-up

22nd May 2007

The Thrills and McFly have been added to the V Festival line-up taking place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire.Irish band the Thrills will release their third album Teenager this year and will play V after four...

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Carling Stage Line-ups Announced

22nd May 2007

The full line-ups for the Carling stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals have been announced, with some surprising additions.Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr will be headlining the stage, bringing his solo offering Yours to...

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Ronson Confirmed For V Festival

8th May 2007

Superstar producer Mark Ronson has been added to the Virgin Festival bill along with former Sugababe Mutya Buena.Ronson will be bringing the highly successful remix and cover album Version to the masses in what is...

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Norah Jones Announces UK Tour

4th May 2007

Singer-songwriter Norah Jones has announced her first UK tour since 2004, calling at Glasgow, Manchester and London.The award-winning musician will include the dates as part of a wider European tour which kicks off in Lucca,...

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Grohl Wants To Party With Madonna

26th April 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL wants to party with singer MADONNA when they appear at the UK leg of the Live Earth concert in July (07). The rocker will be playing alongside the Red Hot...

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