Posts tagged "foo fighters"

Ethiopian Children Learning English Cover ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ for Dave Grohl’s Birthday

Dave Grohl's birthday is tomorrow, and to celebrate, a group of Ethiopian students learning English have put together a tribute in his honor. Singing Nirvana's…
Brennan Carley / January 13, 2016

Watch Dave Grohl’s Eulogy to His ‘Hero,’ Lemmy Kilmister

Yesterday, Motörhead held and live streamed a memorial service for their frontman, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, who died last month. Held at Los Angeles' Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery,…
Rachel Brodsky / January 10, 2016

The Rockin’ 1000 Foo Fighters Fans Just Covered the Band’s ‘Saint Cecilia’

Remember those 1000 Foo Fighters fans who united in Cesena, Italy last year to perform the group's 1999 hit "Learn to Fly" and subsequently were rewarded…
Brennan Carley / January 4, 2016

Foo Fighters’ ‘Greatest Hits’ Is the Band’s Sixth Million-Selling Album

Foo Fighters are no stranger to selling millions of albums. According to Billboard, the post-grunge heroes' 1997 effort, The Colour and the Shape, has sold 1.9 million copies, while…
Rachel Brodsky / December 29, 2015

Review: Foo Fighters’ Best Record in Years Is the Tragedy-Stricken ‘Saint Cecilia’ EP

In the nearly two decades since The Colour and the Shape put him on a whole new map, Dave Grohl’s highest profile is not as…
Brad Shoup / December 2, 2015

Watch Dave Grohl and Animal From ‘The Muppets’ Have an Epic Drum Battle

Mup-date: Grohl also sat in with the show's house band to perform "Learn to Fly" (h/t Stereogum). Watch below: A great battle —…
James Grebey / December 1, 2015

Download Foo Fighters’ Surprise EP ‘Saint Cecilia’

The mysterious clock counting down on the Foo Fighters website came to an end on Sunday night and the alt-rock icons unveiled their rumored…
Colin Joyce / November 23, 2015

Dave Grohl Will Appear in an Upcoming Episode of ‘The Muppets’

Broken leg aside, Dave Grohl's had pretty much the most fun year imaginable. He'll cap off 12 months of touring and rejoin some old friends…
Colin Joyce / November 17, 2015

Foo Fighters Cancel Remaining Tour Dates Following Paris Attacks

Update 3: U2 have rescheduled their Paris concerts for December 6 and 7. "So much that was taken from Paris on the tragic night of November…
Harley Brown / November 14, 2015

Former Foo Fighters Guitarist Still Sore About Being Canned

Franz Stahl played guitar with Foo Fighters between 1997 and 1999 after Pat Smear (also of Nirvana and the Germs) temporarily quit; Smear even introduced…
Dan Weiss / November 13, 2015

Foo Fighters Fulfill Wishes of 1,000 Fans in Viral Video With Italy Show

A couple of months ago, 1,000 devout Italian Foo Fighters fans made a video where they heartwarmingly played the alt-rock act's 1999 single in unison…
Colin Joyce / November 4, 2015

Foo Fighters Put a Countdown Clock on Their Website

Update 2: Alternative Nation seems to have deduced what the countdown clock is ticking down to. According to the site, the logo the Foo Fighters…
Andrew Unterberger / October 29, 2015

Foo Fighters to Reward Viral Video Creators With Italian Concert on November 3

Though Foo Fighters just wrapped up their massive Sonic Highways tour, the band has announced plans to make good on their promises to the…
Brennan Carley / October 22, 2015

Foo Fighters Play With Ben Kweller and Gary Clark Jr., Talk New Songs at Austin City Limits

"Who wants to do the same thing all the time?" Dave Grohl asked rhetorically to the crowd of Austin City Limits on Friday night, before…
Andrew Unterberger / October 10, 2015

Dave Grohl Gets Revenge on the Guy Who Beat Him in a 9th Grade Battle of the Bands

Dave Grohl does not forget. Dave Grohl does not forgive. Dave Grohl just waits, biding his time for years — decades even — until the…
James Grebey / October 9, 2015

Dave Grohl Makes Fun of Rich Chicken Finger-Eating ‘Motherf**kers’ at Concert

Dave Grohl, champion of the rock-loving, Foo Fighting proletariat, blasted the bourgeoisie sitting in their box seats at a recent concert in Wichita, Kansas. Addressing the audience…
James Grebey / October 5, 2015

Foo Fighters Played ‘Bad Moon Rising’ During the Supermoon Eclipse

The next supermoon lunar eclipse isn't until 2033, so the Foo Fighters decided to celebrate the rare event with a very well-timed cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's…
James Grebey / September 29, 2015

Foo Fighters Enlisted Jack Black for Their Latest Rush Cover

Foo Fighters cover Rush's "Tom Sawyer" pretty often, but they've made its appearances over the past week pretty special. After enlisting current Yes singer Jon…
Colin Joyce / September 23, 2015

Stevie Nicks and Haim Join Foo Fighters to Cover Fleetwood Mac and Tom Petty

HAIM are now the #squad nexus connecting Taylor Swift's impressive roster of famous musician friends and Dave Grohl's equally noteworthy posse. The sister act and the…
James Grebey / September 22, 2015

Dave Grohl Says the Emmys Canceled a Planned Foo Fighters Performance

Update: The issue appears to have resulted from the length of the planned performance. A representative for Grohl tells TMZ that "FOX [...] refused to…
James Grebey / September 21, 2015
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