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...


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...


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...


Dave Grohl Breaks Leg But Continues to Rock in Sweden

June 13, 2015

UPDATE: Foo Fighters have been forced to cancel five more European shows so frontman Dave Grohl can recuperate from his broken leg. The band canceled two shows at London's Wembley Stadium (June 19th and 20th), Edinburgh's BT Murrayfield Stadium (June...


Foo Fighters to Serve as Letterman's Final Musical Guest

May 20, 2015

Foo Fighters, David Letterman's favorite band, will serve as the final musical guest when the late-night host bids farewell to Late Show on Wednesday night. Letterman and Dave Grohl's band have shared a unique bond the past 15 years. In addition...


Watch Foo Fighters Cover Bryan Adams' 'Summer of '69'

May 13, 2015

Chevy Metal's show at Thousand Oaks, California's Conejo Valley Days Carnival turned into a full-fledged Foo Fighters concert as drummer Taylor Hawkins' all-covers side project welcomed Foos' Dave Grohl and Chris Shiflett. Playing at the festival's...


Foo Fighters, Drake, the Strokes to Headline ACL Fest

May 5, 2015

Foo Fighters will return to Austin's Zilker Park to headline this year's Austin City Limits festival alongside the Strokes, Florence + the Machine, Drake, the Weeknd, Disclosure and Deadmau5. The festival will feature more than 140 acts and will take...


Hear Dave Grohl and Randy Blythe Jam a Hardcore Rager

April 21, 2015

The debut album from the punk and metal supergroup Teenage Time Killers will feature appearances by a dizzying number of guests, including current and former members of Foo Fighters, Slipknot, Dead Kennedys, Fear, Minor Threat and others. "Hung Out to...


Foo Fighters Make Strip Mall a Stadium for Record Store Day

April 18, 2015

Foo Fighters singer/guitarist Dave Grohl was feeling a bit nostalgic when he joined his bandmates for an intimate concert at the Record Connection — an independent record store nestled in a nondescript shopping plaza in Niles, Ohio, which...


Hear Foo Fighters' Chris Shiflett Interview Brad Paisley

April 13, 2015

As a member of Foo Fighters, Chris Shiflett is among the most respected lead guitarists in rock music, and one of the hardest working. He also fronts Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants, a group that in 2013 released All Hat and No Cattle, an LP populated...


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...


Stream Spacey 'Sonic Highways' Soundtrack

June 15, 2015

For the HBO series/Foo Fighters studio album Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl and company trekked around the United States to explore the country's diverse musical history, recording a new song in eight cities inspired by the individual local...


Foo Fighters Score David Letterman's Career-Spanning Montage

May 21, 2015

Foo Fighters, David Letterman's favorite band, appeared on the final episode of the host's Late Show to deliver a fiery, emotional and extended rendition of the band's 1997 single "Everlong." The band once performed the song, by request, after...


Dave Grohl Honors Ice Bucket Challenge Co-Founder

May 19, 2015

Dave Grohl, who contributed one of the more memorable videos to the avalanche of clips comprising last summer's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, honored the viral movement and one of its co-founders, Pat Quinn, at the Webby Awards Monday night. Grohl...


David Letterman's Top 10 Musical Moments

May 6, 2015

When David Letterman permanently signs off the airwaves later this month, it won't just be the end of one of the greatest comedy institutions in TV history — it'll also close out an amazing showcase for musical talent. Nearly every episode of NBC's...


Dave Grohl Recalls Kiss Army 'Induction' at ASCAP Pop Awards

April 30, 2015

Dave Grohl spoke to the power of Kiss Wednesday night when he honored Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley with an award recognizing their influence as a songwriting team. His speech was part of the ASCAP Pop Music Awards – put on by the American...


Stream Dave Grohl's Raw, Early Foo Fighters Demos

April 20, 2015

Dave Grohl rose to the occasion of being this year's official Record Store Day Ambassador by putting out a special vinyl release: Songs From the Laundry Room, which collects four solo recordings he made while still a member of Nirvana. The tracks are...


Dave Grohl on 'Mortifying' First Foo Fighters Show

April 17, 2015

Foo Fighters are issuing a collection of rare, early demos for Record Store Day tomorrow, but that's not the release that Dave Grohl originally wanted to put out. His original idea was a live recording of the band's first gig. This year marks...


Grohl Digs Up Never-Before-Heard Songs for Record Store Day

April 9, 2015

Foo Fighters are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, so Dave Grohl unearthed some interesting recordings from the time the band started for a special Record Store Day release, due out later this month. The 10-inch vinyl release Songs From...