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Heart Say 'Thank You' to Foo Fighters With Raw Cover

October 28, 2014

Earlier this month, Heart joined Foo Fighters to perform the Wilson sisters' 1977 track "Kick It Out" as part of the latter’s weeklong residency on The Late Show With David Letterman. Now, in an exclusive video for Rolling...

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Dave Grohl: 'Foo Fighters Is the Dumbest Band Name Ever'

October 27, 2014

Dave Grohl took Anderson Cooper behind the scenes of Foo Fighters' ambitious Sonic Highways documentary for Sunday night's episode of 60 Minutes. Cooper joined the band in New Orleans, where – like the seven other cities featured in the...

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Watch 'Sonic Highways' Go Hardcore in D.C. Visit

October 25, 2014

Foo Fighters' HBO series Sonic Highways visited Washington D.C. Friday night, which marked a homecoming of sorts for Dave Grohl: The rocker was raised in the Virginia suburbs outside of D.C. – his mother still lives there – and he started...

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Hear Foo Fighters' Guitarist Cover Justin Townes Earle

October 22, 2014

The folks at Bloodshot Records have been straddling the narrow line between roots music and punk rock for two decades, armed with a roster of artists who blend twang, Telecasters and tube amps into some of the most potent alt-country around. The label...

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Foo Fighters Wrap Up 'Letterman' Week With Top Ten List

October 18, 2014

The Foo Fighters' weeklong Late Show With David Letterman residency came to a close Friday night with the band participating in a Letterman staple: The reading of the Top Ten list. The subject: "Top Ten Things Foo Fighters Would Like To Say After...

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Foo Fighters Enlist Cheap Trick for 'Letterman'

October 17, 2014

Hours after the Foo Fighters' premiered their Chicago-inspired Sonic Highways cut "Something From Nothing," the band stayed in a Windy City frame of mind for the fourth night of their Late Show With David Letterman residency. With the Willis Tower...

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The Everything Index: Taylor Swift Takes on Twisty the Clown

October 16, 2014

Welcome to another edition of Rolling Stone's "Everything Index," where we rank the week's pop-culture power players, using an advanced algorithmic method based almost entirely on whether or not they can kill us. That's why American Horror Story's...

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Foo Fighters and Heart 'Kick It Out' on 'Letterman'

October 15, 2014

One night after busting out a Black Sabbath cover with Zac Brown, Foo Fighters continued their Late Show With David Letterman residency by paying homage to the city Dave Grohl is most associated with: Seattle. With the Space Needle projected on...

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Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Cover Black Sabbath on ‘Letterman'

October 14, 2014

Foo Fighters Week kicked off Monday night on the Late Show With David Letterman with an unlikely collaboration doing a surprise cover: Dave Grohl and company joined up with Zac Brown for a four-guitar rendition of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs."...

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Foo Fighters Plot Weeklong 'Letterman' Residency

October 6, 2014

Foo Fighters will spend a week in New York next week as the musical guests of Late Show With David Letterman, playing covers of songs inspired by their forthcoming record Sonic Highways each night. Additionally, Dave Grohl will sit for an interview...

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Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to Gwar in Richmond

September 18, 2014

UPDATE: In a new video, Gwar drummer Jizmak da Gusha has decided to not kill Dave Grohl after the Foo Fighters frontman gave a heartfelt tribute to deceased Gwar member Dave Brockie. Foo Fighters Day finally arrived on September 17th in Richmond,...

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Watch Dave Grohl Return to D.C. in 'Sonic Highways' Clip

October 24, 2014

Foo Fighters' HBO musical travelogue series Sonic Highways next visits Washington D.C., and Rolling Stone has your exclusive preview at what Dave Grohl considers to be his homecoming. Having grown up in the Virginia suburbs outside of D.C., Grohl...

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Flashback: Foo Fighters Cover Tom Petty's 'Breakdown'

October 21, 2014

Dave Grohl was actually a member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for a short time, drumming with the band in November 1994, after Nirvana had ended with Kurt Cobain's death but before he got the Foo Fighters off the ground. He appeared with them on...

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Foo Fighters Rock Chicago in 'Sonic Highways' Premiere

October 18, 2014

The Foo Fighters' much-anticipated HBO musical travelogue Sonic Highways premiered Friday night with Dave Grohl and company visiting Chicago to pen a musical love letter to the Windy City. Grohl's journey as he crafts the Foo Fighters' new album...

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Hear Foo Fighters' Fiery New Song

October 16, 2014

The Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways is set to premiere on HBO on October 17th, but the day before Dave Grohl and company's eight-episode musical travelogue begins, the band shared their new album's first single "Something From Nothing." As evidenced by the...

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David Letterman Gets Personal With Foo Fighters Story

October 16, 2014

Foo Fighters wrapped up night three of their Late Show With David Letterman residency with another unlikely collaboration and cover song, but the real highlight came after CBS' broadcast ended. In a web exclusive, Letterman joined the band onstage...

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Watch Dave Grohl's Surprise Rolling Stones, Dylan Cover

October 14, 2014

Hours after teaming up with Zac Brown for a quadruple-guitar cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" for Late Show With David Letterman, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins headed downtown to cover the Rolling Stones'...

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Watch Foo Fighters Talk 'Sonic Highways' in Extended Trailer

October 12, 2014

Foo Fighters' HBO series Sonic Highways premieres Friday, October 17th, and now we have another extensive look at what we can expect to see and hear from Dave Grohl's eight-episode musical travelogue. The five-minute trailer also reveals many of diverse...

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Jack White Bashes Rolling Stone at Boston Show

September 18, 2014

Jack White may have quasi-apologized to the Black Keys over comments he made in a Rolling Stone cover story earlier this year, but at Wednesday night's show at Fenway Park in Boston, the singer expressed his displeasure with Foo Fighters,...

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