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Watch Dave Grohl Talk About Embarrassing Childhood Moments in Conversation With His Mom

Dave Grohl's mom released a new book this week, in which she interviews the mothers of rock stars about what it was like to raise…
Geena Kloeppel / April 26, 2017

Review: Foo Fighters – The Colour and the Shape

This album originally came out May 20, 1997. In honor of the album turning 20 this year, and our feature on the Best Alternative Rock Songs…
Jessica Hopper / April 25, 2017

Why I Like Foo Fighters’ “Everlong” More Than Every Nirvana Song

When you get older, it's nice to revisit art that once affected you deeply, and find that the work still speaks to you. (A truncated…
Jeremy Gordon / April 25, 2017

The 79 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1997

At 1997, rock radio was as optimistic as the U.S. president, who’d just been inaugurated for his second term. From angsty grunge and trendy Brit…
SPIN Staff / April 25, 2017

Dave Grohl, Mac DeMarco, Carrie Brownstein, Kim Gordon and Dozens More Sign Guitar for Planned Parenthood Raffle

There's in existence an acoustic guitar that features dozens of signatures—102, to be exact—from alt-rock's biggest stars. The signatures include Lady Gaga, Mac DeMarco, Dave…
Brian Josephs / April 17, 2017

Foo Fighters, Björk, Sleater-Kinney, Feist, Bon Iver, Many More Join 7-inches for Planned Parenthood Charity Series

Dozens of artists have announced their involvement with 7-inches for Planned Parenthood, a new charity series to benefit the women's health provider. Participating artists include: Foo…
Jeremy Gordon / April 10, 2017

Foo Fighters to Headline Glastonbury 2017; Watch Them Play a Surprise Concert Right Now

The Foo Fighters are clearly making a concerted return to live performing. Following their announcement of their first U.S. show in roughly two years last…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 24, 2017

A Tribe Called Quest and Dave Grohl Will Perform Together at the Grammys

Justin Bieber, Drake, and Kanye West will probably not show up at the Grammys, but at least A Tribe Called Quest will. The group—which has…
Brian Josephs / January 31, 2017

Watch an Embarrassed Dave Grohl Listen to a Demo of the First Song He Ever Wrote and Recorded

A new outtake from Dave Grohl's 2014 documentary miniseries Sonic Highways has surfaced, and it features a never-before-heard Grohl recording. As a dramatic ticker below…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2017

Foo Fighters Announce First U.S. Show in Nearly Two Years at California’s BottleRock Festival

Last year, Foo Fighters filed lawsuits, faked their own breakup, and rocked out to GN'R, but Dave Grohl and the boys haven't actually played a live show since…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2017

Video: Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins Shares Kitschy Clip for Solo Song “Range Rover Bitch”

Legendary blonde-locked Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins recent stepped in front of the kit for his debut solo mini-album KOTA, which was released on November 11.
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 23, 2016

Foo Fighters to Honor Tom Petty During Grammys Weekend

Foo Fighters have only had one live performance since November 2015, which punctuated a year that included Dave Grohl breaking his leg and calling off tour…
Brian Josephs / November 4, 2016

Foo Fighters Lawsuit Against Tour Insurers Ends With Undisclosed Settlement

A lawsuit that the Foo Fighters brought against insurers over several cancelled 2015 tour dates has been settled for undisclosed terms, Billboard reports. Dave Grohl and company sued in…
Andy Cush / October 12, 2016

Mike Watt Releasing Live Album Featuring Foo Fighters, Eddie Vedder

This fall, Mike Watt will release a live album from his 1995 tour, which was his first as a solo artist. The album, called Ring Spiel…
Taylor Berman / October 3, 2016

The 96 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1996

Undoubtedly, 1996 was the year of Weird Alternative. Representing the final period before underground rock's post-grunge bubble totally burst, the hits of 1996 shook out…
SPIN Staff / August 31, 2016
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