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Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Vs. Animal the Muppet: the Great Drum-off

By Cecily Trowbridge on
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The Foo Fighters Had the Best Response to This Epic Viral Video

By Jill Slattery on
1000 musicians in Italy came together for a live performance of the band's "Learn to Fly."Read Full Story

One of Rock's Most Notorious Feuds Has Come to an End: Courtney Love and Dave Grohl Hug It Out

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)The crowd at Brooklyn's Barclays Center was not entirely kind to Courtney Love at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where Nirvana was honored almost exactly 20 years after the death of frontman Kurt Cobain. Love, a controversial figure among Nirvana fans, was met with a surprising number of boos when she approached the podium to address the crowd. But the rude reception probably hurt a little less in light of what else happened on that stage: Love ended her long...Read Full Story

WATCH: Surviving Nirvana Members Perform with Paul McCartney

By Deena Bustillo on
It's hard to imagine what a Nirvana-Beatles collaboration would sound like, but audiences pretty much got the closest possible thing to that Friday night. The surviving Nirvana members rocked out with Paul McCartney for seven (yes, seven!) songs during his Seattle concert. Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear sang with the former Beatle on “Cut Me Some Slack,” “Get Back," a cover of Little Richard’s “Long Time Sally," “s,” “Golden Slumbers,” “Carry That Weight” and “The End." They didn't...Read Full Story

Watch Dave Grohl and His Foo Friends Cover Queen and David Bowie's 'Under Pressure'

By Alicia Dennis on
Foo Fighters fans freaked out last year when Dave Grohl hinted it'd be a long while before the band went out on tour again. But they needn't have worried: All is well in the Foo world. So good, in fact, that Grohl joined his bandmates Taylor Hawkins and Chris Shiflett at a show for their side project, Chevy Metal, and treated the audience to an hour-long covers session.The best of it was captured in the video above, in which the crew performs Queen and David Bowie's classic "Under Pressure...Read Full Story

13 Things We Learned from Dave Grohl's Keynote Speech at SXSW

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photo: Getty Images)There are countless outlets recapping Dave Grohl's keynote address at SXSW 2013, delivered Thursday to a packed audience at the Austin Convention Center. You can go check out a full video of the speech here, but in the meantime, here's what people will be talking about: 1. Dave Grohl was born into applause. His mom gave birth to him in Ohio in front of a group of medical students who were witnessing a live birth for the first time. 2. Dave Grohl finds that "goats yelling...Read Full Story

Watch Dave Grohl and John Fogerty Rock Out on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

By Alicia Dennis on
Next week, veteran rocker Dave Grohl touches down in Austin, Texas, for the SXSW Music Festival, where he'll deliver the keynote address and perform with the Sound City Players. In the meantime, watch him rock out with John Fogerty and his new supergroup on Jimmy Kimmel Live!Read Full Story

Dave Grohl Thinks Britney Spears 'Seems Dead Inside'

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images | PacificCoastNews)When you're a rock star, you can get away with blurting out the things that other people think, but cannot risk actually saying.This week, the Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl is filling in for E!'s Chelsea Handler on a string of Grammy-related special shows. While discussing Britney Spears' rumored Vegas residency on a recent episode, Grohl opined, "She just kinda seems dead inside, like there's nothing behind her eyes. Like there's nothing in her boobs anymore...Read Full Story

Paul McCartney Didn't Realize He Was Playing With Nirvana

By Alicia Dennis on
Paul McCartney has enjoyed "living legend" status for over half his life, so it's understandable that his frame of reference is a little skewed when it comes to his fellow musicians. Though his one-off performance with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear at Wednesday night's 12-12-12 benefit concert for Hurricane Sandy was buzzed about as a "Nirvana reunion," McCartney didn't actually realize what the fuss was all about.'I didn't really know who they were," McCartney told the Guardian...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters Take on Westboro Baptist in Kansas City: Video

By JJ Duncan on
The Foo Fighters had a little something up their sleeve when the infamous Westboro Baptist Church decided to picket one of their shows in Kansas City over the weekend. The small church, based in Topeka, KS, and run by Fred Phelps, is known for picketing colleges, concerts and soldiers' funerals to spread its anti-gay message.Dave Grohl and his bandmates rolled onto the street in front of the Sprint Center in the city's recently renovated Power & Light District dressed in the long wigs and...Read Full Story