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Dave Grohl Realised The Immensity Of Headlining Glastonbury Festival


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Dave Grohl never ''realised the immensity'' of headlining Glastonbury Festival.

The Foo Fighters were forced to pull out of their headline slot a couple of years ago after Dave broke his leg and the musician has now admitted he didn't realise just how big the festival was until they took to the Pyramid Stage last weekend.

He said: ''I didn't realise the immensity of headlining this festival ... but [not it feels] like I'm at my mother's Christmas party back in Virginia.''

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Dave Grohl and bandmate Taylor Hawkins arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) - California, United States - Tuesday 21st February 2017

Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins
Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins
Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins
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Dave Grohl
Dave Grohl

Foo Fighters Troll The Westboro Baptist Church With A 'Rickroll'


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The Westboro Baptist Church got a surprise when they tried to protest outside a Foo Fighters concert at the Kansas City Sprint Center on Friday, August 21st. The band decided to answer the church’s protests by treating them to a 'Rickroll', using Rick Astley’s 1987 hit ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’.

Foo FightersFoo Fighters answered the Westboro Baptist Church’s protests with a Rickroll on Friday.

The band arrived outside the gig where the group was protesting in a pickup truck, blasting out the sing and holding up signs which read “You Got Rick Roll’d Again” and “Keep It Clean.”

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Foo Fighters Announce Return To UK With Three September Shows


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Foo Fighters have announced they'll be returning to the UK in September, just months after Dave Grohl’s broken leg forced the band to cancel arena shows and pull out of their Glastonbury headlining slot. The band ended up having to cancel the rest of their European tour in June when Grohl broke his leg after falling from the stage during a gig Sweden.

foo fightersFoo Fighters will return to the UK in September.

The band will play two shows at Milton Keynes Bowl on September 5th and 6th, with support coming from legendary Stooges frontman Iggy Pop. Then on September 8th they’ll head to Edinburgh's Murrayfield Stadium, will Royal Blood opening.

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Foo Fighters Celebrate Record Store Day With Intimate Ohio Mall Gig


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The Foo Fighters celebrated Record Store Day in style on Saturday, performing an intimate gig at a record store in Niles, Ohio. 150 lucky fans packed into Record Connection to see the band taking over the small, shopping mall store for the hour long gig.

foo fightersThe Foo Fighters performed in front of a lucky group of 150 fans.

"We're not far from my grandma's house," frontman Grohl, who grew up in Warren, told the audience, ”It's just up the road, actually.” Throughout the set Grohl entertained the audience with stories from his past, including a tale about an uncle who used to work at a shoe store in the same plaza.

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Could The UK Be The Next Destination For Foo Fighters' 'Sonic Highways'?


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Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl has hinted the band might one day embark on a second season of ‘Sonic Highways’, which could feature iconic studios in the UK and Europe. Speaking to Billboard at the release party for the Sonic Highways DVD, Grohl said anything was possible for the series’ future.

Dave GrohlThe Foo Fighters visited studios across America last year on 'Sonic Highways'

"There might be a season two. There are a lot of studios,” Grohl told Billboard. But when asked about possible locations for a second season Grohl handed over to his bandmate Taylor Hawkins, who is the band’s expert on UK studios.

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Taylor Hawkins - Ceremony honoring Jane's Addiction with a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Wednesday 30th October 2013

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Taylor Hawkins
Taylor Hawkins
Taylor Hawkins
Taylor Hawkins

“50,000 Bands And 1 Disgusting Bathroom" - Rupert Grint Stars In CBGB [Trailer + Pictures]


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The highly anticipated movie surrounding New York’s infamous CBGB club is getting closer, and we’ve got some fantastic film stills to whet your punk-rock appetite. Rupert Grint stars alongside his Harry Potter nemsis Alan Rickman who portrayed Professor Snape, the man who terrorized his best friend Harry for years at Hogwarts.

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman as Hilly Kristal in CBGB

The ginger actor plays Dead Boys' guitarist Cheetah Chrome Elsewhere, Taylor Hawkins is Iggy Pop, Malin Åkerman is Debbie Harry, Sting's daughter Mickey Sumner is Patti Smith and Twilight actress Ashley Greeneis Kristal's daughter Lisa.

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CBGB Trailer


In 1973, New York nightclub CBGB opened as a venue for Country, BlueGrass and Blues acts led by music entrepreneur Hilly Kristal. However, it soon became clear that that wasn't the way the music scene was going in the city and he soon began to book new rock and punk bands - excluding all cover and tribute bands - to play regular shows there which helped raise the profile of several musical pioneers including Talking Heads, Blondie, The Ramones and the Patti Smith Group. It wasn't the easiest ride for Kristal, however, who suffered many money troubles due to his vision and ambition for the bands that he showcased, as well as much scrutiny over the general poor health and safety of the venue. Nonetheless (and despite its closure in 2006), it will always been known as the kick off point for so many 70s and 80s bands.

Randall Miller ('Nobel Son', 'Bottle Shock', 'Houseguest') directs this music drama alongside his frequent writing partner Jody Savin as it follows the highs and lows of Hilly Kristal's life and ambition to give innovative local bands a chance at success. The movie will premiere at the CBGB Festival over its October 10th-13th weekend; not far off the anniversary of its 2006 official closure.

 

First CGBG Movie Shots Revealed [Pictures]


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The first pictures of the potentially dodgy looking CBGB movie have been revealed, showing the film's stars filming in the specially built CBGBs nightclub set up. Obviously the most notable star here is Malin Akerman who is shown as Blondie's Debbie Harry for the first time - she's seen here in the below photo with Taylor Hawkins, who plays proto-punk pioneer and general gadabout Iggy Pop.

Taylor HawkinsMalin Ackerman and Taylor Hawkins

Hawkins of course is a member of a band in real life - the Foo Fighters. The Ramones are another band set to appear in the film, with Joel David Moore, Steven Schub and Julian Acosta set to portray Joey, DeeDee and Johnny Ramone respectively. Twilight star Ashley Greene is also onboard to play Lisa Kristal, daughter of the CBGB owner Hilly Kristal. You can see what she's looking like in the gallery link at the bottom of the article. 

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Taylor Hawkins - The Los Angeles premiere of "Sound City" Los Angeles California United States Thursday 31st January 2013

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Taylor Hawkins

Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters and Grammy - Taylor Hawkins, Pat Smear, Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett and Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters Sunday 12th February 2012 54th Annual Grammy Awards (The Grammys) - 2012 Arrivals held at the Staples Center

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Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters and Grammy

Taylor Hawkins - Taylor Hawkins with his wife Alison London, England - Outside the Met hotel Monday 9th June 2008

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Taylor Hawkins

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17th February, 1972

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