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Vedder, Beck And Tenacious D Join Tsunami Relief Effort

12th January 2005

PEARL JAM frontman EDDIE VEDDER, BECK and TENACIOUS D have signed up to headline a rock benefit concert for the tsunami relief effort. Hosted by funnyman WILL FERRELL, the hastily-arranged show will take place...

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Grohl Aims For Positive Album In Bush Aftermath

7th January 2005

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL almost recorded an album of angry political rock songs in the aftermath of US President GEORGE W BUSH's re-election - but decided he'd rather hear uplifting music in the face...

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Fat Mike Vows To Continue His Political Fight

18th November 2004

NOFX frontman FAT MIKE has slammed his fellow Americans as being "homophobic", "uneducated" and "ethnocentric" for re-electing US President GEORGE W BUSH. The singer - real name MICHAEL BURKETT - runs PUNKVOTER, an organisation...

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Foo Fighters Play For Kerry

13th October 2004

Rockers the FOO FIGHTERS are offering their support to Democratic presidential candidate JOHN KERRY by jetting to Arizona to play for free at a rally tomorrow night (14OCT04). The LEARN TO FLY group will...

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Grohl Furious With Bush's Use Of His Track

31st August 2004

Rocker DAVE GROHL is furious after learning American President GEORGE W BUSH used the FOO FIGHTERS track TIMES LIKE THESE at a campaign rally. The former NIRVANA star is a staunch supporter of Bush's...

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Dave Grohl Joins Anti-bush Brigade

27th August 2004

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is determined to oust American President GEORGE W BUSH ahead of the 2 November (04) presidential election. The rocker has been an ardent supporter of Democrat Senator JOHN...

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Foo Fighters Double Up

20th July 2004

The FOO FIGHTERS' eagerly awaited follow-up to 2002's ONE BY ONE album will be a "two-record set" to satisfy their fans' cravings for soft and hard rock. Frontman DAVE GROHL accepts his band's music...

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Grohl, Tenacious And Phair Gig For Kerry

9th July 2004

Rockers DAVE GROHL, LIZ PHAIR and TENACIOUS D joined forces on Tuesday (06JUL04) to raise money for US Democrat Presidential candidate JOHN KERRY. Former NIRVANA drummer and FOO FIGHTERS frontman Grohl performed solo at...

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Grohl Rediscovers His 'Domestic Streak'

6th July 2004

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL credits his wife JORDAN with reacquainting him with the "domestic streak" he was forced to employ as a fatherless youngster. The LEARN TO FLY star's dad walked out when...

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Grohl's Fascination With The Dark Side

6th July 2004

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL is fascinated by music stars who live the stereotypical self-destructive rock 'n' roll lifestyle, because it's a mentally he can't relate to. The TIMES LIKE THESE singer has shunned...

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Grohl Nearly Killed Man In Room Trashing

27th April 2004

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL once nearly killed a man when he threw him through a window during a vigorous bout of hotel room trashing. The THIS IS A CALL singer was letting off...

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Prince Slams The Foo Fighters

19th April 2004

Music legend PRINCE has slammed rockers THE FOO FIGHTERS for covering his song DARLING NIKKI. The WHEN DOVES CRY singer, 45, was horrified when he discovered DAVE GROHL's band had done their own version...

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Foo Fighters Replace Guns N' Roses

13th April 2004

Rock outfit the FOO FIGHTERS have been drafted in to replace troubled group GUNS N' ROSES as headliners at the ROCK IN RIO festival this summer (04). The THIS IS A CALL band will...

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Homme Flies With The Eagles

4th March 2004

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE frontman JOSH HOMME is putting his group's recent break-up problems behind him to step behind the drum kit with supergroup EAGLES OF DEATH METAL. The group, which also features...

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Grohl: Foo Fighters Next Album Will Rock Hard

1st March 2004

FOO FIGHTERS rocker DAVE GROHL is promising fans the band's next album will be their most rocking yet. The singer says the ALL MY LIFE group already have some material written for the record,...

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Grohl Takes Out The Garbage

13th February 2004

Former NIRVANA drummer DAVE GROHL has picked up his sticks again to play on the forthcoming GARBAGE album. The FOO FIGHTERS frontman's drumming left Garbage singer SHIRLEY MANSON particularly impressed, calling his performance "f***ing...

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Seinfeld Star Serves Up Britney Joke At The Grammys

9th February 2004

Former SEINFELD star JASON ALEXANDER poked fun at BRITNEY SPEARS for marrying his namesake at last night's (08FEB04) GRAMMY AWARDS. The bald funnyman pretended he was the Jason Alexander who wed the pop superstar...

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Nirvana Crowned Greatest Rock Band Of The Modern Era

4th February 2004

Grunge legends NIRVANA have been named as the Greatest Rock Band in the Modern Era by satellite station MTV2. The SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT group - fronted by tragic rocker KURT COBAIN, who committed...

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Sting Set For Grammys Beatles Tribute

3rd February 2004

STING, DAVE MATTHEWS, VINCE GILL and THE NEPTUNES' PHARRELL WILLIAMS will team up as the ultimate BEATLES tribute group at the GRAMMY AWARDS on Sunday (08FEB04). The quartet will play FAB FOUR hits as...

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Stars Set To Dazzle Grammys

30th January 2004

50 CENT, CELINE DION, FOO FIGHTERS and ALICIA KEYS are among the musicians who've confirmed performances at the upcoming GRAMMY AWARDS next month (FEB04). The stars have been added to the performance roster for...

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Radiohead Lead Nme Nominations

28th January 2004

RADIOHEAD look set to retain their rock royalty crown at this year's (04) NME AWARDS, after receiving five nominations including BEST SINGLE and BEST ALBUM. But the PARANOID ANDROID band face tough competition from...

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Bizkit, Creed + Strokes Are 2003'S Worst Bands

5th January 2004

LIMP BIZKIT, CREED and THE STROKES are the unlikely acts at the top of music magazine GUITAR WORLD's Worst Bands of 2003 poll. The groups were one, two and three on the list, with...

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No Doubt Reform For Billboards

11th December 2003

NO DOUBT put reports of an imminent split behind them to open last night's (10DEC03) BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS in Las Vegas, Nevada. The group performed TALK TALK cover IT'S MY LIFE with GWEN STEFANI...

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The Darkness Are Great, Says Tony Blair

16th November 2003

Rockers THE DARKNESS are infiltrating the British establishment with their fun brand of glam rock - even PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR is a fan. The leader was visiting a London school when he was...

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Grohl Goes Metal

9th October 2003

FOO FIGHTERS head honcho DAVE GROHL is getting heavy - he's recorded an album of metal tracks, each featuring a different singer. PROBOT, expected to be released in February (4), has metal gods like...

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Grohl Remembers Tender Side Of Cobain

2nd October 2003

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has a great memory of former bandmate KURT COBAIN - the late NIRVANA singer once told him he felt like a "brother" to him. The two rockers met after...

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Coldplay Scoop Four Q Award Nominations

24th September 2003

British rockers COLDPLAY are leading the race at music bible Q's annual awards - after picking up for four nominations. The YELLOW band - fronted by CHRIS MARTIN - have been nominated in the...

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Grohl's Embarrassing Gig

23rd September 2003

Rocker DAVE GROHL bravely played through an embarrassing gig at an EMMY AWARDS after-party on Sunday (21SEP03) when a female fan stripped naked and threw her underwear at him in front of his wife and...

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Foo Fighters Invite Unknown Band Onstage

3rd September 2003

American rockers FOO FIGHTERS were so impressed with an unknown Icelandic band, frontman DAVE GROHL invited them to perform at his first ever Iceland show. After support band MY MORNING JACKET had finished their...

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