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Grohl: 'I'm Still Alive'

10th February 2007

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL was left shocked earlier this week (begs05FEB07), when he was listed online as having passed away. The incident marks the second time Grohl has been pronounced dead by internet pranksters....

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Wilson Credits Grohl With New On-stage Antics

9th February 2007

KAISER CHIEFS frontman RICKY WILSON unwittingly found inspiration in DAVE GROHL's bottom for his famed on-stage moves with the British band. The I PREDICT A RIOT singer, who supported the FOO FIGHTERS on a series...

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Hawkins Stunned By Prince Tribute

9th February 2007

FOO FIGHTERS star TAYLOR HAWKINS is still scratching his head after watching PRINCE cover the group's BEST OF ME during his Super Bowl halftime performance - he thought the pop superstar hated the rockers. The...

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Britain Vs America At Nme Awards

30th January 2007

ARCTIC MONKEYS, KASABIAN, THE KILLERS, MUSE and MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE will lead the way at this year's (07) NME Awards, after scoring four nominations each. After winning three awards at last year's ceremony, Arctic Monkeys...

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Grohl: 'Bush Is My Villain Of 2006'

21st December 2006

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has nominated PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH as his villain of 2006. The rocker can't wait for Bush's second and final term to end in 2008, so the United States can...

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Grohl: 'Cbgb Was A Dump'

23rd November 2006

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL wasn't among the mourners for recently shut-down New York City nightclub CBGB, because he played there once and it was a "dump". The iconic venue, a favourite of rockers like...

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Grohl Comes To Aid Of Massachusetts Metal Act

15th November 2006

Rocker DAVE GROHL has been hailed the unlikely inspiration for SHADOWS FALL's debut album after surprising the group with an impromptu visit during a recent recording session. The metal band borrowed the drummer's Studio 606...

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Grohl Buys Miner A Beer, As Promised

12th October 2006

Rocker DAVE GROHL has made good on his promise to buy a rescued Australian miner a beer. In May (06), the FOO FIGHTERS frontman sent a message to TODD RUSSELL and BRANT WEBB when they...

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Lewis Hails Grohl's 'Power'

26th September 2006

Actress-turned-rocker JULIETTE LEWIS confesses DAVE GROHL gave her "goosebumps" when he joined her in the studio for her second album, because he was so "powerful". The JULIETTE + THE LICKS frontwoman recruited the drummer after...

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Pearl Jam And Foo Fighters To Play Benefit Gigs

12th September 2006

PEARL JAM and FOO FIGHTERS are among the bands confirmed to play NEIL YOUNG's 20th annual Bridge School benefit concerts next month (OCT06). The rockers will be joined by artists including DEVENDRA BANHART and NINE...

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Fascinating Fact 2002

25th August 2006

KINGS OF LEON, FOO FIGHTERS and the RACONTEURS are all celebrating after they were handpicked to perform with BOB DYLAN on the folk-rock legend's upcoming tour. Dates start in Vancouver, Canada on 11 October (06).

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Foo Fighters Grill Up A Storm At Festivals

18th June 2006

Rockers FOO FIGHTERS are festival favourites among their peers because they always cook up a treat backstage. The four-piece is hooked on grilling and barbecuing and other acts often give up their own food for...

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Foo Fighters Joined By Brit Rock Legends

18th June 2006

The FOO FIGHTERS were joined onstage at their London supergig yesterday (17JUN06) by British rock legends QUEEN and LEMMY. The American band performed to a crowd of 85,000 at Hyde Park, and stunned fans by...

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Osbournes Honoured For Services To Music

16th June 2006

OZZY and SHARON OSBOURNE were honoured for their contribution to the music industry at the annual Silver Clef Lunch in London today (16JUN06). BLACK SABBATH star Ozzy and his manager wife Sharon attended the star-studded...

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Teen Apologises For Grohl Death Story

15th June 2006

LATEST: A 16-year-old student is desperate to apologise to FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL, because he was responsible for the fake death report which swamped the internet. DANIEL O'SULLIVAN originally sent the story about Grohl's...

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Grohl's Motorhead Joy

1st June 2006

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is thrilled MOTORHEAD have agreed to play at his gig in London's Hyde Park later this month (JUN06), because he worships the veteran rockers. The former NIRVANA drummer insists the...

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Grohl And Smear Reunite

1st June 2006

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has invited his former bandmate PAT SMEAR to join him on his US run of acoustic shows this July (06). Smear left the Foo Fighters in 1997, but Grohl was...

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Foo Fighters Plan 'Send-off'

1st June 2006

THE FOO FIGHTERS insist their massive gig at London's Hyde Park next month (JUN06) will be their "send-off", as they are desperate for a sabbatical. Frontman DAVE GROHL admits they normally hate taking breaks,...

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Dave Grohl: 'I'm Not Dead'

31st May 2006

DAVE GROHL is baffled by internet rumours he died, and wants to reassure friends, family and fans he is very much alive. The FOO FIGHTERS frontman only discovered he was meant to be dead when...

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Grohl's Love Of Beer Bongs And Ping Pong

17th May 2006

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL taught band RYE COALITION how to rock when producing their new album - by indulging in beer bongs and ping pong. The group went so crazy during recording sessions, they...

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Grohl's Pledge To Trapped Miners

7th May 2006

Rocker DAVE GROHL has invited two Australian miners trapped underground to join him from a beer when they are freed. BRANT WEBB, 37 and TODD RUSSELL, 35, have been stranded one kilometre underground in a...

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Love And Grohl Making Up

4th May 2006

Long-term foes COURTNEY LOVE and DAVE GROHL are close to patching up their problems and have booked a lunch together to "bury the hatchet". The pair have battled in and out of court over NIRVANA's...

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New Blur Album To Rival Foo Fighters

1st April 2006

BLUR bassist ALEX JAMES insists their upcoming album is so strong, rockers THE FOO FIGHTERS will "wet their pants" when they hear it. James, DAMON ALBARN and drummer DAVE ROWNTREE have been working on their...

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Green Day + Foo Fighters Claim Top Eskys

23rd March 2006

GREEN DAY, FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM are among the big winners of the annual US Esquire magazine ESKY Awards for Musical Achievement. Green Day claimed the Best Band prize, while Foo Fighters stars DAVE...

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The Things They Say 1676

20th March 2006

"It's a family name, so it's very nice. It's not, like, MOONCHILD or TINKERBELL or something like that." FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL on his choice of name for his first baby, which is due...

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Grohl Unimpressed With Coldplay's Jet

14th March 2006

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL was thrilled when CHRIS MARTIN offered him a trip in his private plane - until he saw the aircraft menu. COLDPLAY had chartered a jet from Lisbon, Portugal, back to...

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The Things They Say 1417

24th February 2006

"She was a nice girl, but the attention was too much." FOO FIGHTERS drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS hated being a paparazzi target when he was dating actress MINNIE DRIVER....

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Pink Floyd Land Playboy Honour

13th February 2006

Rock legends PINK FLOYD have been inducted into Playboy magazine's Hall of Fame for their "unprecedented combined commercial and musical gravitas". The British supergroup lead the way in the newly-announced 2005 Music Awards, listed...

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Madonna Leads Mtv AVMA Nods

6th February 2006

Superstar MADONNA is leading the nominations at this year's (06) MTV Australia Video Music Awards (MTV AVMAs), with 5 nods. The MATERIAL GIRL's new album CONFESSIONS ON A DANCE FLOOR has earned her nominations...

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Grohl 'An Outsider' To Drummers

2nd February 2006

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL believes his transformation from rhythm king to frontman has lost him respect among fellow drummers. The 36-year-old rocker, who found fame as NIRVANA's drummer on the classic NEVERMIND and...

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