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Late Show For Winehouse Visa

10th February 2008

Amy Winehouse has belatedly been granted the visa she needed to perform in person at tonight's Grammy awards.The British singer had attempted to process the work permit earlier last week but her application was initially...

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Foo Fighters Scrap Shows

31st January 2008

Rockers the FOO FIGHTERS were forced to postpone shows at the beginning of the week (beg28Jan08) after a mystery illness left band members floored. Shows in Arkansas and Oklahoma were scrapped on Monday (28Jan08) and...

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Grammys To Go Ahead After Striking Writers Agree Deal

29th January 2008

This year's Grammy awards will go ahead after the striking writers' union agreed to allow its members to work on the show, it has been confirmed.The ceremony had been in jeopardy due to the ongoing...

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Jones To Perform With Foo Fighters Orchestra

29th January 2008

LED ZEPPELIN star JOHN PAUL JONES isn't waiting for a potential reunion tour to get back on the big stage - he'll perform with the FOO FIGHTERS at the Grammy Awards next month (Feb08). The...

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Wga Won't Picket Grammys

23rd January 2008

The Writers' Guild of America (WGA) has confirmed it will not picket next month's Grammy awards ceremony.While the Golden Globes show was cancelled in favour of a press conference, over fears that actors would refuse...

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The Things They Say 6817

16th January 2008

"Having a child made me feel like a superman in a way because I had to be. Just as I can't be afraid to ride the Spider-Man roller coaster at Magic Mountain when it's time,...

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Take That Lead Brit Noms

15th January 2008

Take That have sealed their impressive comeback with four nominations for this year's Brit awards, it has been announced.The reformed 'man-band' hold the joint first place for the most number of nominations with solo artists...

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Foo Fighters Seek New Talent For Grammys

4th January 2008

The FOO FIGHTERS are searching for an undiscovered musician to join them on stage at the 2008 Grammy Awards. The rockers have launched the My Grammy Moment contest to find a string, woodwind or brass...

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Fascinating Fact 4603

4th January 2008

AL GORE's 2008 Live Earth concerts, which featured artists including MADONNA, FOO FIGHTERS and SNOOP DOGG performing in venues across the globe, are to be honoured at a major environmental awards ceremony later this month...

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Grohl Wants A Dramatic Death

19th December 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is already planning his death - because as a rock star he feels duty bound to make it spectacular. After watching former bandmate Kurt Cobain commit suicide with a shotgun...

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Foo Fighters' Pre-gig Booze And Jacko Ritual

18th December 2007

Rockers FOO FIGHTERS have an unusual pre-gig ritual - they listen to MICHAEL JACKSON songs and get drunk. Frontman Dave Grohl insists on downing shots of potent liquor Jagermeister, so he can channel his hero...

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Grohl Was Drunk Onstage For 15 Years

18th December 2007

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL has performed drunk for the last 15 years, because sobriety onstage leaves him anxious and uptight. The singer confesses it takes a lot of alcohol for him to loosen up...

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Grohl Warns Celebs Against Party Lifestyle

18th December 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has warned younger celebrities like LINDSAY LOHAN and BRITNEY SPEARS not to give in to the temptation of drugs and alcohol. The 38-year-old rocker - famed for his booze-fuelled antics...

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The Things They Say 6563

18th December 2007

"I'd like to imagine I won't end up in hell, but I think I've done too much acid and listened to too much death metal to sit on a cloud next to God with angels...

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Mika Tops Itunes Chart

12th December 2007

Grace Kelly by Mika has been named as the top-selling download single of the year by iTunes.The Lebanese-born singer's second single outsold Rihanna's Umbrella – which went to number one in physical release charts across...

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The Things They Say 6491

12th December 2007

"That was amazing. Jason Bonham was fantastic on drums. I think he was even better than me." FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL was awestruck by LED ZEPPELIN's reunion gig at London's O2 Arena on Monday...

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Grohl Happy With Hansen Comparisons

11th December 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is glad FOREIGNER singer KELLY HANSEN is often mistaken for him, because it means he is "decent-looking". The two rockers were in attendance at Led Zeppelin's reunion gig at London's...

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Winehouse Up For Six Grammys

7th December 2007

British vocalist Amy Winehouse is one of the leading candidates at the 50th Grammy awards after being nominated in six categories.The prestigious list of nominees is headed by US rapper Kanye West, who has been...

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Great Seats At Foos' Wembley Gig

23rd November 2007

Fans heading to the Foo Fighters 2008 show at Wembley Stadium are in store for a truly unique show, frontman Dave Grohl has revealed.The Monkey Wrench band are playing the massive London venue on June...

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Fascinating Fact 4351

23rd November 2007

The FOO FIGHTERS' one-off show at London's Wembley Stadium on 7 June 2008 has sold out within moments of the tickets going on sale - fans snapped up the opportunity to see the rockers at...

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The Things They Say 6261

23rd November 2007

"If I write about a couple who did drugs together, it is automatically assumed that I'm writing about KURT (COBAIN) and COURTNEY LOVE. But I've known lots of junkies." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL shies...

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Grohl Demands To See Led Zeppelin Gig

16th November 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is so desperate to see LED ZEPPELIN's comeback gig he has denied his wife's pleas to remain at home for Thanksgiving. The rocker - who once said he would drop...

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The Things They Say 6189

16th November 2007

"I don't feel like a rock God, I wake up every morning and take a s**t just like everybody else." FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL insists he is no rock legend.

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The Things They Say 6116

9th November 2007

"I don't wear it like a badge. It starts sitting like a chip on your shoulder. I was in a huge band at one point of my life and I can't believe that happened to...

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The Things They Say 6107

9th November 2007

"There are times where I'll walk upstairs after the show, and my mom will be sitting on the couch with BILLIE JOE ARMSTRONG from GREEN DAY, drinking a pint of beer. She's totally cool." FOO...

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Grohl: 'Hawkins' Overdose Led To A Date With My Wife'

8th November 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL credits his bandmate TAYLOR HAWKINS' painkillers overdose with giving him the courage to settle down - he immediately asked his future wife out on a date. Hawkins spent two days...

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Emas For Muse And Winehouse

2nd November 2007

UK band Muse picked up two prizes at last night's MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Munich.The Supermassive Black Hole stars won the best headliner award as well as the gong for the best UK...

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Muse, Winehouse Pick Up Awards

2nd November 2007

UK band Muse picked up two prizes at last night's MTV Europe Music Awards in Munich.The Muscle Museum stars won the best headliner award as well as the gong for the best UK and Irish...

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The Things They Say 6024

1st November 2007

"I don't know if I could beat him, but I'd nominate myself for sure. If it were Scrabble then I think I'd be able to beat him for sure." FOO FIGHTERS bassist NATE MENDEL doubts...

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Foo Fighters' Scrabble Obsession

1st November 2007

FOO FIGHTERS have destroyed their reputation as party-loving rock hellraisers - by confessing they regularly played board games backstage. Bassist Nate Mendel reveals the rockers had to be dragged away from Scrabble games to perform....

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