Dave Grohl Details Foo Fighters' Westboro Protest Rickroll

August 24, 2015

Foo Fighters managed to upstage the Westboro Baptist Church's hateful protests outside the band's Kansas City concert Friday with a hilarious rickroll. Later that night, before an acoustic rendition of "My Hero," Dave Grohl used the single's...


Watch Foo Fighters Rickroll Westboro Baptist Church

August 23, 2015

Foo Fighters performed Friday night at Kansas City's Sprint Center, and is customary anytime Dave Grohl visits the Missouri city, the Westboro Baptist Church was situated outside the venue protesting the gig. In August 2011, the Foo Fighters hijacked...


Watch Foo Fighters Enlist Fan to Cover Rush's 'Tom Sawyer'

August 14, 2015

Ever since 1973, when the Who called up a fan-drummer to replace Keith Moon (after he passed out from horse tranquilizers and brandy), rock audiences have been pining for the next great Cinderella concert moment. Meet Brian, who commanded the Foo Fighters'...


5 Things We Learned From Sturgill Simpson's Shiflett Podcast

July 31, 2015

With the Foo Fighters winding their summer-long tour to a close, lead guitarist Chris Shiflett is shifting some of his focus back to his Walking the Floor podcast. Now at its 28th episode, the series finds Shiflett talking shop...


Dave Grohl and Pals on New Supergroup Teenage Time Killers

July 28, 2015

"It was like hardcore karaoke with a bass," the ever-affable Dave Grohl says of recording with the all-star punk and metal project Teenage Time Killers. "I just sat there, ripping to my favorite drummer [Corrosion of Conformity's] Reed Mullin and my favorite...


Watch Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl's Doctor Cover White Stripes

July 20, 2015

Foo Fighters wrapped up the July leg of their stadium-filling "Throne" tour Sunday night with a second show at Boston's Fenway Park, where the band paid homage to the man who practically made this trek possible: Dave Grohl's orthopedic surgeon....


Dave Grohl Grants Birthday Wish, Invites Fan to Drum Onstage

July 14, 2015

Dave Grohl, sitting atop his guitar throne, deigned to grant an 18-year-old fan's birthday wish at a recent Toronto gig, inviting him onstage to drum with the Foo Fighters during a performance of "Big Me." Grohl welcomed the lucky drummer...


Dave Grohl Gives Leg Update: 'It Could Have Been Worse'

July 10, 2015

When Dave Grohl looks back at the offstage fall that snapped his fibula and dislocated his ankle, at a Swedish Foo Fighters gig last month, he takes solace in one thing: It could have been worse. "I could have done some real damage," he says with...


Watch Dave Grohl Cover Neil Young With Ex-Pearl Jam Drummer

July 7, 2015

Prior to Foo Fighters' epic, all-day 20th anniversary concert July 4th in Washington, D.C., Dave Grohl organized a Rally & Ride motorcycle event for the morning of the RFK Stadium gig. The 9:30 a.m. party offered up a chef-made breakfast,...


Dave Grohl Felt 'Terrified' Watching 'Montage of Heck'

June 30, 2015

Dave Grohl could not bear to watch the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck, he said in a recent interview with The Washington Post. The Foo Fighters frontman, who served as the final drummer in Nirvana, told the paper that when his wife stumbled...


Florence and the Machine Cover Foo Fighters at Glastonbury

June 27, 2015

Florence and the Machine were promoted to Glastonbury's Friday night headliner after Foo Fighters were forced to cancel on their performance, but the spirit of Dave Grohl's outfit was still felt at the iconic British fest. During Florence...


Foo Fighters Promise to Visit Italian Town After Viral Video

August 2, 2015

Dave Grohl has promised to bring the Foo Fighters to Cesena, Italy after a video showing 1,000 Italian musicians performing the group's "Learn to Fly" in unison went viral. 350 guitarists, 250 singers, 250 drummers and 150 bassists all banded together...


Dave Grohl on How Foo Fighters Saved Their Summer Tour

July 30, 2015

Dave Grohl sounds hoarse. On a day off from the Foo Fighters' current North American tour, the frontman comes off as typically amiable, but he blew out his vocal cords during a marathon, career-spanning gig the previous night. "My voice is the least...


Watch Ryan Adams Cover Foo Fighters in Sydney

July 22, 2015

Ryan Adams paid tribute to Dave Grohl at a recent show with a cover of the Foo Fighters' "Times Like These." While performing at the Sydney Opera House, Adams brought up Grohl's perseverance at finishing a set in Sweden after breaking...


Watch RHCP's Chad Smith Join Foo Fighters for Faces Cover

July 16, 2015

The Foo Fighters typically eschew encores during their sprawling concerts, but at Citi Field in New York City Wednesday night, the band returned to the stage with Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith for a cover of the Faces' 1971 hit "Stay With...


Foo Fighters' Quebec Concert Canceled Due to 'Mother Nature'

July 12, 2015

While a fractured leg couldn't keep Dave Grohl from finishing a concert, Mother Nature proved to be too powerful for the Foo Fighters. The band's Saturday night gig in Quebec City was canceled after 20 minutes due to severe weather that marred the...


Watch Dave Grohl Play Guitar Solo on Broken Leg

July 10, 2015

Jimi Hendrix expanded the physical limitations of guitar solos by plucking the strings with his teeth. Spinal Tap guitarist Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) achieved comedy-rock glory by cranking out dual-guitar noise with his foot. Now Foo Fighters frontman...

Live Review

Foo Fighters Celebrate 20th Anniversary at All-Star D.C. Gig

July 5, 2015

Dave Grohl is the kind of affable, down-to-earth rock star who you might not expect to indulge in grand gestures like, say, having a special throne built for him to sit in while performing. But that's just the extravagant stage prop he unveiled on...


Faith No More Tease Foo Fighters' 'All My Life' at Fest

June 29, 2015

Glastonbury wasn't the only music festival Foo Fighters canceled on after Dave Grohl suffered a serious leg injury: The band was also scheduled to perform June 25th at Belgium's Rock Werchter Festival before Grohl's surgery nixed the Foo Fighters'...


Read Dave Grohl's Open Letter on Broken Leg, Canceled Shows

June 16, 2015

UPDATE: Florence and the Machine will replace Foo Fighters at UK music festival Glastonbury. Four days after breaking his leg during a stage fall in Gothenburg, Sweden, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has penned a lengthy open letter...