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Dave Grohl Wants Them Crooked Vultures Reunion


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Dave Grohl wants to make another Them Crooked Vultures record.

The Foo Fighters frontman would love to reunite with his supergroup bandmates, Queens of the Stone Age singer Josh Homme and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, but admits their busy schedules makes it difficult to return to the studio together for the first time since 2009.

He said: ''I would love to make another Vultures record. I think our biggest hurdle is just a logistic one, that the three of us are all pretty busy.''

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Dave Grohl Explores Musical History


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Dave Grohl explored the ''regional relevance of music'' while recording Foo Fighters' new album.

The 'Monkey Wrench' rockers have travelled to various cities in the US to record tracks for their new album 'Sonic Highways' - with the process captured in an accompanying TV series with the same name - and the 45-year-old singer tried to explore the musical history of each area in the process.

He said: ''Basically, the process is we come to a city and we spend a week and we start recording an instrumental, because I interview all of these different musicians from that city.

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Josh Homme Exhausted By Them Crooked Vultures Touring


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Rocker Josh Homme was "physically ill" after supergroup Them Crooked Vultures' last tour because he was suffering exhaustion from back-to-back shows.

The band, made up of Homme, Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and former Led Zeppelin musician John Paul Jones, hit the road in 2009 for two runs of concerts, in North America and the U.K., and went on to play several festivals in 2010.

However, Homme, who also fronts Queens of the Stone Age, was left tired out by the touring, and he battled a period of ill health when the gigs ended.

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Them Crooked Vultures Roadie Sues Over Injury


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A roadie for Dave Grohl's supergroup Them Crooked Vultures has launched a claim for damages after he was allegedly injured at one of the band's gigs in London.

Joao Teixeira, 43, of Southwark, south London claims he was hurt while hauling equipment into the British capital's Brixton Academy venue ahead of a Them Crooked Vultures show in August, 2009.

He has gone to court and filed a $160,000 (£100,000) damages claim against British concert crew company Stage Miracles Ltd, alleging the firm violated the U.K.'s health and safety laws, according to the London Evening Standard.

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Foo Fighters Hiatus Confirmed By Dave Grohl


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After hinting that the Foo Fighters will be going on hiatus at last weekend's Global Citizen Festival in New York, Dave Grohl has confirmed this on the band's Facebook page in a warm letter to fans.

At Saturday's concert Dave Grohl said that he wanted to make the most of their performance as he was unsure when they would be performing together again. In his letter on Facebook he said “Yes... I was serious. I'm not sure when the Foo Fighters are going to play again”. But, do not despair! He followed this up by saying “I never want to NOT be in this band. So, sometimes it's good to just... put it back in the garage for a while...” He also referred to the band as his 'family', his 'life' and his 'world'.

Grohl also encouraged fans that they would all see more of his work very soon, as the hiatus allows him to work on his latest project, a documentary called 'Sound City' which he referred to as the “most important project [he's] ever worked on.”

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Them Crooked Vultures Drummer And Foo Fighters Frontman, Dave Grohl, Leaving Claridges Hotel. The Legendary Rocker Is In Town Ahead Of His Gig With The Foo Fighters This Coming Friday (25.02.11) At The NME Awards Big Gig At Wembley Arena

Them Crooked Vultures, Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, NME and Wembley Arena Friday 25th February 2011 Them Crooked Vultures drummer and Foo Fighters frontman, Dave Grohl, leaving Claridges Hotel. The legendary rocker is in town ahead of his gig with the Foo Fighters this coming Friday (25.02.11) at the NME Awards Big Gig at Wembley Arena London, England

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Them Crooked Vultures, Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Nme and Wembley Arena

Josh Homme 'Died' Last Year


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Queens Of The Stone Age musician Josh Homme briefly "died" during surgery.

The 'No One Knows' band's frontman was having a routine operation for a knee complaint last year when things went wrong and he had to be brought back to life after his heart stopped.

He said: "I had an operation and died and survived on the table. I had surgery on my leg and there were complications and I died on the table. I was in bed for three months."

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John Paul Jones Honoured At Classic Rock Awards


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Led Zeppelin star John Paul Jones was given the Outstanding Contribution award at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour Awards last night (10.11.10).

The bass player received the prestigious accolade at the annual event - which was hosted by Alice Cooper and Sarah Cawood at London's Roundhouse venue - for his body of work and revealed during his acceptance speech his career could have gone in a very different direction if had taken his dad's advice.

He said: "I went to my dad and said, 'Dad I really want to play the bass guitar.' He said, 'It won't be around in a couple of years, learn the saxophone then you'll always be in work.' So thanks for that dad."

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Foo Fighters And Them Crooked Vultures Rocker, Dave Grohl, With His Daughter Harper Willow, Enjoying A Family Day Out At Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch In West Hollywood

Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl and Them Crooked Vultures Sunday 10th October 2010 Foo Fighters and Them Crooked Vultures rocker, Dave Grohl, with his daughter Harper Willow, enjoying a family day out at Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood Los Angeles, USA

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Robert Plant Gives Up Rocking


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Robert Plant has given up rock music.

The Led Zeppelin musician - who has refused requests to reform the group for a full tour -said his musical tastes have completely changed.

Speaking about going to see his former Led Zeppelin bandmate John Paul Jones' new rock group Them Crooked Vultures he said: "I feel so far away from heavy rock now. It's quite odd how mine and John's paths seem to have crossed over - we've sort of gone into each other's world's a bit."

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Crooked Vultures Spoof Grohl's Coffee Habits


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Dave Grohl's Them Crooked Vultures bandmates have released a spoof video detailing the rocker's "coffee addiction" during their studio sessions.

The footage, posted on YouTube.com, shows the musicians recording their upcoming second album, and pokes fun at the Foo Fighters frontman's love of hot beverages.

The two-minute video is titled Dave Grohl in Fresh Pots! and was filmed by his bandmates, Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme and Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones.

The clip's onscreen text jokingly states the rocker was "rushed to doctor due to the onset of unwanted physical effects caused by too much caffeine. For reals (sic). He was kind of a mess."

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Mccartney Left Out Of Them Crooked Vultures


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Sir Paul McCartney wanted a place in Dave Grohl's supergroup Them Crooked Vultures, but was turned down in favour of Led Zeppelin legend JOHN PAUL JONES.

The Beatles star teamed up with the Foo Fighters frontman onstage for a performance at the 2009 Grammy Awards, and when the pair went out for dinner afterwards Grohl revealed his plans for a new band with Queens of the Stone Age singer Josh Homme.

The veteran musician offered his services, but was disappointed when Grohl turned him down - because the rocker had already asked Jones to play bass.

MCCartney says, "We went out for a bite to eat afterwards and Dave told me he was starting this band with Josh. I asked him who was playing bass and he rather sheepishly told me he'd approached John. So you read it here first - Paul MCCartney was nearly the bass player in Them Crooked Vultures."

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