Foo Fighters at Reading & Leeds: Campaigning for an Oasis Reunion, and Dave Grohl’s Daughter Violet Joins Him on ‘My Hero’

This past Sunday night, the Foo Fighters headlined the UK’s Reading Festival. Drummer Taylor Hawkins took the opportunity to adorn his drum kit with big pictures of Noel and Liam Gallagher, erstwhile band mates in Oasis and long-feuding brothers whose battles forced the band apart in 2009 — a split that remains in effect today.… Continue reading Foo Fighters at Reading & Leeds: Campaigning for an Oasis Reunion, and Dave Grohl’s Daughter Violet Joins Him on ‘My Hero’

Dave Grohl Has ‘A Lot of Demos’ Worked On for a New Foo Fighters Record, According to Taylor Hawkins

Might there be a new Foo Fighters record on the horizon? In 2017, the Foos released Concrete and Gold, their ninth studio album to date and began touring the world heavily in support — but according to drummer Taylor Hawkins in a new video interview, the band might be preparing to put together some new… Continue reading Dave Grohl Has ‘A Lot of Demos’ Worked On for a New Foo Fighters Record, According to Taylor Hawkins

Watch the Bird and the Bee (and Dave Grohl) Re-Imagine Van Halen’s ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love’ on ‘The Late Late Show’

On Friday, the Bird and the Bee — the indie/pop duo featuring multi-instrumentalist/mega-producer Greg Kurstin and Inara George — will release Interpreting the Masters Vol. 2: A Tribute to Van Halen, which is exactly what its title suggests. The group turned up at the Late Late Show with James Corden Wednesday night to perform the… Continue reading Watch the Bird and the Bee (and Dave Grohl) Re-Imagine Van Halen’s ‘Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love’ on ‘The Late Late Show’

Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters Guitarist) Announces Solo West Coast Tour Dates, New Album Out 6/14

Chris Shiflett is known around the world as the lead guitarist of the Foo Fighters, but he’s much more than just that — he’s a troubadour of sorts, having taken part in a number of projects and bands over the years, both before and during his tenure with Dave Grohl and the guys. His latest… Continue reading Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters Guitarist) Announces Solo West Coast Tour Dates, New Album Out 6/14

Watch Brandi Carlile and Pal Dave Grohl Busk at the Pike Place Market in Seattle

In one of those right-place-at-the-right-time moments, recent GRAMMY winner Brandi Carlile turned up at her old busking haunt in Seattle over the weekend for some impromptu jamming — alongside friend Dave Grohl. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bwfj2gjjAqw/ While at the famous fish market in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Carlile, Grohl and a few pals delighted the surprised… Continue reading Watch Brandi Carlile and Pal Dave Grohl Busk at the Pike Place Market in Seattle

Pearl Jam Named 2019 Record Store Day Ambassadors, Which Sounds About Right

Each spring, vinyl record enthusiasts throw a holiday for themselves in the form of Record Store Day. Artists release exclusive, limited-edition or otherwise rare and highly-sought titles for the occasion, and fans flock to brick and mortar music stores around the world. This year’s day is Saturday, April 13. On Tuesday, the 2019 Record Store… Continue reading Pearl Jam Named 2019 Record Store Day Ambassadors, Which Sounds About Right

Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

Foo Fighters Cal Jam 18 (Photo: Chris Molina)

To witness Cal Jam 18 in San Bernardino, Calif., was to experience rock and roll in its purest state in 2018. The Foo Fighters gathered their friends and colleagues at Glen Helen Amphitheater for the second Cal Jam under their control, and it was endlessly entertaining. Everybody’s talking about the show-stopping mini-set of Nirvana songs… Continue reading Cal Jam 18: Foo Fighters and Friends Reinvent the ‘Rock Festival’ with an Unforgettable Day (and Nirvana ‘Reunion’) — Recap/Photos

Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Turns 25: Reflecting on the Challenging and Deeply Rewarding Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’

“Teenage angst has paid off well … now I’m bored and old,” Kurt Cobain screams in the opening seconds of “Serve the Servants,” the opening track to Nirvana‘s 1993 album In Utero. It was an effective and poignant way to kick off the band’s hugely anticipated third album, which celebrates its 25th anniversary today. Of… Continue reading Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Turns 25: Reflecting on the Challenging and Deeply Rewarding Follow-Up to ‘Nevermind’

Foo Fighters Buzz: Is a New Album and/or North American Tour in the Works for 2017?

The Foo Fighters, historically, are one of the most active bands on the alt/rock scene. When it’s time for an album or ambitious miniseries project (or both!), the Foos tend to go all-out with the promotion and/or cryptic announcements. In recent weeks, while technically on another self-imposed “hiatus,” the band has posted mysterious teaser-type social… Continue reading Foo Fighters Buzz: Is a New Album and/or North American Tour in the Works for 2017?

Rush: '2112' 40th Anniversary Reissue Coming on 12/16 with Covers from Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, More

On December 16, a fancy new 40th anniversary reissue of Rush‘s landmark album 2112 will be released. Needless to say, the Canadian prog-rock heroes have quite a package in the works for fans. Live, rare and previously unreleased material will accompany the remastered set, as well as reinterpretations of the album’s classic tracks from the… Continue reading Rush: '2112' 40th Anniversary Reissue Coming on 12/16 with Covers from Foo Fighters, Alice in Chains, More