Foo Fighters Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

3rd January 2017

Fact: Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and Maroon 5 will headline this year's (17) BottleRock Napa Valley festival in California. The event, which will take place over Memorial Day weekend (26-28May17), will also feature MACklemore & Ryan Lewis, Modest Mouse, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Roots, Silversun Pickups, Band of Horses, and Fitz & The Tantrums.

30th November 2016

Fact: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl made a guest appearance on Tuesday's (29Nov16) episode of U.S. comedy show Drunk History to act out Hamilton musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's retelling of the life of American statesman Alexander Hamilton. The rocker portrayed a gossiping Founding Father on the show, which also featured Aubrey Plaza, Alia Shawkat, and Tony Hale.

22nd September 2015

Fact: Foo Fighters performed with surprise guests Stevie Nicks and Haim during a concert in Los Angeles on Monday night (21Sep15).

19th June 2015

Fact: Foo Fighters fans are in with a chance of having their names emblazoned on Dave Grohl's broken leg. The rocker fell from the stage at a show in Sweden last week (ends14Jun15) and a new website called Sign Dave's Cast has been set up. Fans can upload signatures and a lucky few will be put on a cast to be sent to Grohl. A message posted on the site reads, "Sign Dave's cast on Twitter by posting with #SignDavesCast... as many as possible will be printed on an actual cast sleeve that will be sent to Dave."

17th June 2015

Quote: "It was a pretty terrible thing to have happened but at the end of the day, he was very lucky because it was about a 12-foot stage so it could have been much worse... (Carrying on) showed who he was." Dave Grohl's friend and collaborator Josh Homme reveals his shock after the Foo Fighters frontman broke his leg in a stage fall in Sweden and carried on with the gig. The band has since cancelled a slew of shows, including a headline slot at Britain's Glastonbury Festival.

26th May 2015

Quote: "I didn't wanna say anything, but... this is the last tour the Foo Fighters are ever gonna do. Nah, I'm just f**king with you! We can't f**king break up now, you know that, right? It'd be like your grandparents getting a divorce." Dave Grohl jokes with the audience at a FOO FIGHTERS show in England this week (beg25May15).

20th May 2015

Fact: The Foo Fighters will be retiring late-night TV host David Letterman's final musical guests when he presents his last The Late Show in America on Wednesday (20May15). Bob Dylan made a rare appearance on Letterman's penultimate show on Tuesday (19May15), but Dave Grohl's band, which landed a week-long residency on the show last year (14), will be the last act to perform.

20th May 2015

Fact: Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl honoured the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge campaign and its co-founder, Pat Quinn, at the Webby Awards on Monday night (18May15).The rocker took the challenge himself last year (14) and recreated the bucket of blood scene from horror classic Carrie for a viral video, which also featured his bandmates. The Ice Bucket Challenge raised over $220 million (GBP147,000) to fight ALS and the celebrity-themed videos posted online also helped increase worldwide awareness of the disease. Quinn is currently battling ALS.

13th May 2015

Fact: Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl thrilled music fans at the Conejo Valley Days county fair in California over the weekend (09May15) when he stepped up onstage to join drummer Taylor Hawkins' covers band Chevy Metal. The two Foo Fighters stars and their bandmates ripped through renditions of Alice Cooper's School's Out, Bryan Adams' Summer of '69 and My Sharona by The Knack, among other favourites.

6th May 2015

Fact: Jane's Addiction drummer STEPHEN PERKINS is offering up a recorded music lesson to raise money for multiple sclerosis relief. The rocker has offered one lucky fan the chance to spend two hours with him at the Foo Fighters' private 606 Studio in California, learning all about his tricks and beats, as an auction item for the upcoming Rock Against MS benefit. The lesson will be recorded by longtime Foo Fighters engineer John Lousteau.

15th April 2015

Fact: Rockers the Foo Fighters will celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday (18April15) by performing at a store in Niles, Ohio close to the street named after frontman Dave Grohl, who is the official ambassador of Record Store Day 2015. The group will hit the stage at the Record Connection, near Dave Grohl Alley at noon, local time.

28th November 2014

Quote: "To this day, I've never done cocaine because I know me... (I've) never tried heroin. Pills are lame. I like wine. I'm the fun drunk." Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl has given up all hallucinogenics and drugs but loves a good glass of wine.

20th November 2014

Quote: "I never, ever, ever have control of music in the car. I try to brainwash them with like the Beatles or the Rolling Stones and stuff like that. But at the end of the day, it's like, 'It's all about that bass, that bass.' And Katy Perry is huge. My daughter Harper, I don't even know if she knows the words, but she'll sing these Katy Perry songs like they're her own songs." Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl doesn't have any say on the music he and his three young daughters listen to when he drives them to school.

20th November 2014

Quote: "She has huge blue eyes, she smiles a lot, and she weighs about 36 pounds. She's adorable - you can see the resemblance." Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl gave fans the first peek of his three-month-old daughter Ophelia by drawing a caricature of the newborn in lieu of sharing an actual photo during a visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Grohl is already father to daughters Violet, eight, and Harper, five.

11th November 2014

Quote: "What happened to U2, man? I don’t think people are that hyped on them... It (new album Songs of Innocence) just kinda sounds like a fart any way you listen to it." Foo Fighters star Taylor Hawkins isn't a fan of U2's new album.

5th November 2014

Fact: The Foo Fighters will celebrate their 20th anniversary with a massive stadium concert in Washington D.C. The 20th Anniversary Blowout show will take place at RFK Stadium on Independence Day (04Jul) next year (15). Dave Grohl and his bandmates will headline a day of celebrations.

2nd November 2014

Fact: Foo Fighters performed a Halloween night (31Oct14) gig in Nashville, Tennessee dressed up as rockers Kiss.

6th October 2014

Fact: The Foo Fighters are taking up a week-long residency on U.S. Tv's Late Show With David Letterman from next Monday (13Oct14) to perform tracks from their forthcoming album, Sonic Highways. The band will play with special guests each night, while frontman Dave Grohl will sit down for an interview with host Letterman at the start of the week.

15th September 2014

Tweet: "@SoundCityStudio Thank you, Tom. For all the music... Tom Skeeter Rip." Dave Grohl's band Foo Fighters pay tribute to late Sound City Studios boss Tom Skeeter following his death last week (ends14Sep14). Skeeter featured in Grohl's 2012 documentary about the studios, Sound City.

9th September 2014

Fact: Rockers the Foo Fighters will perform in Brighton, England on Wednesday night (10Sep14) as The Holy S**ts. Dave Grohl and his bandmates will warm-up for new shows at the Concorde 2 venue.

15th April 2014

Fact: Foo Fighters fans in Richmond, Virginia have launched a campaign to bring the Times Like These rockers to their town for the first time in 15 years. A group of devotees have started a fundraising drive on and are selling tickets for $50 (£31) in the hope of raising $70,000 (£43,750) to fund the show. The ticket money will be refunded if the band declines to play.

14th February 2014

Fact: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Slipknot's Corey Taylor are among the stars who have contributed to a new record by supergroup Teenage Time Killer. The band is the brainchild of Corrosion of Conformity rockers Mike Dean and Reed Mullin. Other contributors include former Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri and Randy Blythe of Lamb of God.

13th February 2014

Fact: Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl is set to become a dad again - the rocker's wife is pregnant with the couple's third child. The former Nirvana drummer wed Jordyn Blum in 2003 and they are already parents to daughters Violet, eight, and Harper, five.

27th November 2013

Fact: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has teamed up with the Zac Brown Band on a new record after bonding with the country stars at this year's (13) Grammy Awards. The former Nirvana rocker produced the four-song Ep, titled The Grohl Sessions Vol. 1, and played drums on the tracks. The record will be released next month (Dec13).

17th July 2013

Fact: Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl joined veteran rockers Sha Na Na behind the drumkit for the band's 35th annual Grease Sing-A-Long event at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles at the weekend (13Jul13). The former Nirvana drummer donned a sparkly jacket for the group's cover of Little Richard's Lucille.

1st July 2013

Fact: Bookmakers in Britain have named Foo Fighters and Kasabian as early favourites to headline the 2014 Glastonbury festival with odds of 6/1. Experts at William Hill have also given odds of 25/1 that defunct rockers Oasis will reform for a slot at the iconic event.

14th March 2013

Quote: "I can truthfully say out loud that Gangnam Style is one of my favourite songs of the past decade." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl is a big fan of Psy's 2012 smash hit.

20th February 2013

Quote: "I'm going home tomorrow to start work on a Foo Fighters record." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has ended the Foo Fighters hiatus, which he announced at the end of a world tour last year (12).

12th February 2013

Fact: Muse have broken Foo Fighters' chart record in America for the longest number run on Billboard's alternative countdown. The trio's single Madness has just notched up a 19th week at the top of the chart - one week longer than the Foo Fighters' The Pretender, which has held the record since 2007.

21st December 2012

Fact: America's Bamboozle Festival has been cancelled for 2013. The event marked its 10th anniversary in New Jersey earlier this year (12) with a line-up that featured Bon Jovi, the Foo Fighters and dubstep Dj Skrillex. No reason was given for the annual gig's axe, but it is expected to return in 2014.

13th September 2012

Fact: The Foo Fighters helped Apple bosses launch the new iPhone 5 in Californina on Wednesday (12Sep12) by performing a low-key unplugged gig at the unveiling.

7th September 2012

Fact: The Foo Fighters warmed up for their Democratic National Convention performance with a three-and-a-half-hour hits set at a Rock the Vote concert in Charlotte, North Carolina on Wednesday night (05Sep12). Dave Grohl and his band took to the stage at the Dnc in the city on Thursday night (06Sep12).

24th August 2012

Quote: "This isn't the first time I've been to this f**king festival. I've been here a few times. You know what my perfect festival night is? A little bit of sun, a little bit of rain, a little bit of beer, and lots of f**king good music... I want to dedicate this to all the bands who have played today." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl dedicates These Days to his bill pals at the Leeds Festival in England as heavy rain hit the site during the group's headlining spot on Friday (24Aug12).

13th February 2012

Quote: "We're four for four right now. We're good... All we gotta do now is play... Good thing it's the year that Adele released the greatest record ever. I don't think we're gonna be walking home with that one." Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl was celebrating his Grammy Awards pre-ceremony success on the red carpet, but he doesn't think his band has a hope of winning the night's overall Best Album prize.

13th February 2012

Quote: "We would not be here if Dave Grohl didn't come up with these amazing songs and we didn't come in there and try to f**k them up for him." Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins pays tribute to his frontman while accepting the group's Best Rock Song Grammy honour for their tune Walk.

10th February 2012

Quote: "I never plan what I'm going to say when I get up on stage. My father was a speechwriter, and my mother was a public speaking teacher, and one thing that I've learned in life is that you never want to read a speech. That always jinxes it, anyway." Dave Grohl refuses to prepare a speech ahead of the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12Feb12). The Foo Fighters have been nominated for six trophies.

11th January 2012

Quote: "2011 was very good to me. I was at a New Year's Eve party and someone asked me how was my year, and I said, 'I honestly think 2011 was the best year of my entire life', and I actually meant it." Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl enjoyed 2011.

11th January 2012

Quote: "Take the Adele record, for example. It's an amazing record and everybody's so shocked that it's such a phenomenon. I'm not. You know why that record's huge? Because it's f**king good and it's real... Imagine if all records were that good. Do you think only one of them would sell? F**k no! All of them would. If all records were that good the music business would be on fire, but they're not." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl joins the celebrity Adele fan club.

5th January 2012

Fact: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is working on a secret new rock project with Ratt stars Stephen Pearcy and Warren DeMartini.

14th November 2011

Fact: The Foo Fighters rocked New York's Madison Square Garden on Sunday night (13Nov110 with a little help from alt-rock legend Bob Mould and Joan Jett. The odd couple joined Dave Grohl and his band at the end of their three-hour set for covers of Jett's Bad Reputation and Tom Petty's Breakdown.

28th September 2011

Fact: Roger Waters performed Pink Floyd's In The Flesh with the Foo Fighters on TV in America on Tuesday (27Sep11) as part of late night chat show host Jimmy Fallon's week-long tribute to the classic rock band. Pearl Jam and MGMT will also perform Pink Floyd classics as part of the celebration.

9th September 2011

Quote: "I read something that the creator of Glee was mouthing off about some friends of mine in rock bands and I just felt like, as a musician, you should be able to say, 'No... I don't wanna do your show'... Why should you have to say, 'OK, Glee, take my song and turn it into a f**king musical'?" Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl stirs up the feud between himself and Glee creator Ryan Murphy.

8th September 2011

Quote: "I was super stoked that she was there because had she not been there, I would have been the oldest person at the VMAs." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl was thrilled to see veteran actress Cloris Leachman at the MTV Video Music Awards.

29th August 2011

Fact: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl dedicated his band's first MTV Video Music Award to the cable TV network's former Ceo Judy MCGrath, who resigned from her post earlier this year (11). The group won Best Rock Video for Walk at the ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night (28Aug11).

26th April 2011

Fact: Foo Fighters, Muse, Coldplay and Eminem are all on the bill for this year's (11) Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, Illinois. The event, which runs from 5 - 7 August (11), will also feature Arctic Monkeys, Big Audio Dynamite and Cee Lo Green. This year's (11) festival marks the event's 20th anniversary.

15th April 2011

Quote: "I got my ears checked once... I'll never do that again. They were like, 'You're deaf!'" Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl.

12th April 2011

Quote: "There's a lot of kids backstage. We're all fathers... and those kids can trash a dressing room like Van Halen wish they could." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl on the band's backstage creche at concerts.

31st March 2011

Quote: "We're very foodist. Unbeknownst to each other, we both had a list of the 50 best restaurants in Los Angeles and we're trying to check them all off. I think we've done about 12 so far." Queens Of The Stone Age rocker Josh Homme loves dining out with his pal, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl.

14th February 2011

Fact: Motorhead rocker Lemmy has scored a cameo appearance in the music video for a new song by the Foo Fighters. The veteran musician is seen driving the band around in the promo for upcoming track WHITE LIMO.

9th February 2011

Fact: Eminem, Muse and the Foo Fighters have been confirmed as the headliners at this summer's (11) Lollapalooza music festival. Lollapalooza 2011 will take place in Chicago, Illinois from 5-7 August (11).

2nd February 2011

Fact: Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl will be immortalised in a special edition of British rock magazine NME. The limited edition release, titled NME Icons: Dave Grohl, features interviews with the ex-Nirvana drummer and Queens of the Stone Age star Josh Homme, as well as a series of rare photos.

11th January 2011

Fact: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will be named Godlike Genius at the Shockwaves NME Awards in London next month (Feb11). Giving his reaction to the news, the rocker says, "I don't think I'm godlike or a genius. It’s flattering." Grohl follows in the footsteps of music stars including Manic Street Preachers and The Cure.

10th January 2011

Fact: Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl is to be honoured with the Godlike Genius prize at next month's (Feb11) NME Awards ceremony in London. Past recipients include New Order, Manic Street Preachers, The Clash and Paul Weller.

17th November 2010

Fact: Foo Fighters have joined Pulp and Kings Of Leon as the headliners at next summer's (11) Isle of Wight festival in Britain.

23rd June 2010

Quote: "It's been a while, but Dave is never short on ideas, he is always writing all the time. We've never had this much time off before, so I'm sure everybody is really excited about getting back to it." Foo Fighters star CHRIS SHIFLETT is excited to begin work on the group's long-awaited next album with frontman Dave Grohl.

17th June 2010

Fact: Foo Fighters star CHRIS SHIFLETT has formed a new country band with Mavericks guitarist Eddie Perez. The group is called The Dead Peasants.

21st April 2010

Quote: "That's how low-profile we actually were. It was a big secret we were both desperate to keep for whatever reason. He seems to be a little more public now." Former Hole star Melissa Auf der Maur confirms she dated Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl in the 1990s.

10th December 2009

Quote: "His wife is gorgeous, man! She has the air of a President whereas Obama has the vibe of a laid-back surfer. He really puts you in a good mood." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on meeting America's First Family this year (09).

10th December 2009

Quote: "F**k Twitter! That's the biggest waste of time. If people got their face out of the internet and their head out of their a**, they might f**king get out and accomplish something." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl isn't a fan of social networking sites.

10th December 2009

Quote: "I'd invite Liam Gallagher, but then I'd secretly invite Noel, too. I'd get them together at the barbecue and make peace. I'm good at that, man. I can make people love each other." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has a plan to reunite warring Oasis siblings LIAM and Noel Gallagher.

11th November 2009

Quote: "It's nice to be called the nicest man in rock. But it's funny because my bandmates would probably tell you otherwise. There's a side of me that's so f**king territorial, certain things make my claws come out and turn me into a very different person." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl admits he isn't always Mr Nice Guy.

30th October 2009

Fact: Rockers Foo Fighters are hitting the social networking scene - the band will broadcast its Studio 606 gig live from California via Facebook. The session will be streamed on Saturday (31Oct09) and fans will able to watch by clicking on the group's official page.

29th October 2009

Quote: "I don't need to be the lead singer of a band. I am, fortunately, and I love doing it. But to go and sit at the drum set and be the utility guy, like 'Alright what do you need? How loud do you want it?' I just wanted to blow those guys away." Foo Fighters star and former Nirvana percussionist Dave Grohl is relishing his role back behind the drums for his new band Them Crooked Vultures.

4th August 2009

Fact: Metallica, TOOL and the Foo Fighters are among the heavy rock acts contributing to a new Killing Joke tribute album.

19th March 2009

Quote: "I got trashed in the U2 dressing room. I had my pants around my ankles and I was holding a f**king wheel of cheese. I turn around and look, and its the drummer from U2, who just invited me to the f**king show." Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl on his unfortunate first meeting with LARRY MULLEN.

13th November 2008

Fact: Rockers Foo Fighters will be unlikely judges on an upcoming Thanksgiving (27-30Nov08) episode of U.S. reality cooking contest TOP CHEF.

30th October 2008

Fact: Velvet Revolver bassist Duff Mckagan joined Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and ZZ Top for a charity concert at the weekend (26Oct08) in Los Angeles. The show, at Pomona Fairplex, was part of Love Ride 25, a motorcycle charity event that has raised more than $20 million (GBP12.5 million) for charity since 1984. The TONIGHT SHOW host Jay Leno acted as Grand Marshall of the event.

22nd October 2008

Fact: Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is to have a street named after him in his home town of Warren, Ohio. The city council will unveil David Grohl Alley in a special ceremony.

2nd October 2008

Quote: "I don't know how many Led Zeppelin tattoos you have, but if they outnumber mine - then we need to talk." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is adamant he has the most impressive bodyart when it comes to tributes to the legendary rock band.

4th September 2008

Quote: "Some people go to church when they are young. I listened to Led Zeppelin. I flew over from the U.S. just to give these guys the award and I'm flying back in about eight hours time." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl made a special trip to London to present Jimmy Page and Robert Plant with a gong at the recent GQ Men of the Year Awards.

8th July 2008

Fact: The Flaming Lips will perform a medley from rock opera TOMMY as part of The Who's VH1 Rock Honours tribute concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (12Jul08). Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam will also perform classic The Who tracks as part of the show.

26th June 2008

Quote: " I was pretty nervous beforehand, but it was an amazing night. The crowd were great, and come on, having Jimmy Page and JOHN PAUL JONES on stage? How could I not be excited about that? The question now, though, is where do we go from here?" Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on giving a once in lifetime performance with the Led Zeppelin rockers at London's Wembley Stadium earlier this month (Jun08).

4th June 2008

Quote: "Mondays should be TAYLOR HAWKINS Day." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl wants a national holiday for his drummer.

21st March 2008

Quote: "Let's just say there's not exactly a huge wall of cool holding us back." Foo Fighters' bassist NATE MENDEL insists the rockers aren't worried about being trendy.

25th February 2008

Quote: "My bedroom door won't stay open for some reason, so I keep it open with my awards." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl explains how he latest gongs have come in handy at home.

20th February 2008

Quote: "Wish we could be there, but we just sold out Madison Square Garden!" Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl accepts his band's Brit Award for International Album for ECHOES, SILENCE, PATIENCE + GRACE.

11th February 2008

Fact: On winning the coveted Best Rock Album award for ECHOES, SILENCE, PATIENCE + Grace, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl dedicated the honour to his one-year-old daughter Violet who he said inspired him to write the record.

16th January 2008

Quote: "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, I can't be scared of writing things that I really feel. There are a lot of things that I kept myself from saying over the years." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl credits baby daughter VIOLET with helping him to write more confessional lyrics.

4th January 2008

Fact: 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 (27Jan08). They will join Switzerland's Paleo Festival Nyon and Denmark's Roskilde Festival in winning a prize at the Midem Green World Awards in Cannes, France.

18th December 2007

Quote: "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 floating above my head." Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl regrets the wild antics of his youth.

12th December 2007

Quote: "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 night (10Dec07).

23rd November 2007

Fact: 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 the 90,000-capacity venue in six minutes on Friday morning (23Nov07).

23rd November 2007

Quote: "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 away from certain lyrics because he fears they will be misinterpreted.

16th November 2007

Quote: "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.

9th November 2007

Quote: "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 me, but I'm not looking back." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on why he doesn't dwell on his time in legendary rock band NIRVANA.

9th November 2007

Quote: "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 Fighters rocker Dave Grohl likes having his mother on tour with the band.

1st November 2007

Quote: "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 his abilities at Trivial Pursuit.

17th September 2007

Quote: "As much as he looks like a gunslinger that would eat your face off, he is one of the nicest people I've ever met." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl on grizzled Motorhead frontman Lemmy.

17th September 2007

Quote: "PARIS is f**kin' lame. She's more offensive to me than anything - a total rading, disgusting, rich, lazy party slut. I pray that my daughter will not turn out like her." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl isn't a fan of Paris Hilton.

11th September 2007

Quote: "I had the hugest crush on Sissy Spacek after seeing CARRIE. She was my ideal woman - beautiful, petite and possessed." Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl on his unlikely crush on actress Spacek.

10th September 2007

Quote: "That makes me want to punch a wall. I can't stand it." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl hates the sound of people chewing loudly.

30th July 2007

Quote: "I still listen to Slayer once a week." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl dismisses the suggestion fatherhood has softened him.

19th June 2007

Fact: Metallica have been added to the packed bill at London's Live Earth global-warming awareness concert on 7 July (07). The star studded concert - one of many to be staged around the world on the same day - will also feature Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Madonna, Genesis, Black Eyed Peas, Bloc Party, Corinne Bailey Rae, Damien Rice, Duran Duran, James Blunt, John Legend and Keane.

29th May 2007

Fact: Rocker Foo Fighters are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their The Colour And The Shape album by re-releasing the disc next month (Jun07) with a bonus CD of B-sides and cover versions.

25th August 2006

Fact: 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).

20th March 2006

Quote: "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 next month (APR06).

24th February 2006

Quote: <p>"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. </p>

28th November 2005

Quote: <p>"There is no f**king vote in this band. I'm the Ayatollah of rock 'n' rollah (sic) when it comes to Foo Fighters." Rocker Dave Grohl insists there's only one boss in his band. </p>

23rd November 2005

Quote: <p>"No one should cover (LED) ZEPPELIN. That's like slapping your grandma in the face or something." Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl. </p>

26th August 2005

Quote: <p>"Everyone else thinks I'm nice but the people that know me think I'm a total f**king a**hole." Foo Fighters's Dave Grohl wants to lose his 'nicest man in rock' tag. </p>

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