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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Foo Fighters’

Dave Grohl Says Breaking His Leg Makes Foo Fighters Shows and Audiences Even Better

Dave Grohl is a monster among men. When other singers are canceling tours, running for throat surgery, and licking donuts in protest, Dave Grohl is on stage having a doctor set his dislocated ankle and splint his broken leg as he plays. When Foo Fighters frontman Grohl fell off the stage in Sweden last month, he grabbed a doctor in …

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Dave Grohl: Why Critics Are Dead Wrong About the Sonic Highways Show

Dave Grohl is a machine. He hardly finishes one project or album and he’s got the next one lined up. The man is married, with three kids, and is one of the richest lead singers in rock today. But he does not stop. In one of Foo Fighters’ most popular songs, “All My Life,” Grohl outlined his philosophy. “Done. Done. …

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Kurt Cobain: Dave Grohl Talks About His Old Friend

Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters have been touring the country for their HBO music doc Sonic Highways, and for each episode, viewers are treated to a visual and audio labor of love as the band tours different cities in search of a historic place to record. Along the way, they sit down with various musicians from those cities and …

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Dave Grohl’s Whole Life is One Big Bucket List

Dave Grohl may seem like a typical cursing, screeching, guitar-pounding, rock and roll action figure to some. But look closer. Hiding beneath a very real punk-infused exterior Dave Grohl is a father, husband, businessman, and kid living the life of his dreams. And a damn busy one at that. “I’m so goddamn busy I can’t spend time thinking about anything …

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Gene Simmons Says Rock Is Dead. Gene Simmons Is Wrong.

Kiss founder and co-frontman, Gene Simmons, is a businessman. It’s as simple as that. He will do and say almost anything to protect and promote his investments and properties. So when Gene Simmons says something authoritative, outlandish or controversial, you have to take it with a palmful of Kosher salt. Recently, in an interview with Esquire magazine, an interview conducted …

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Dave Grohl’s Rocking Wit and Wisdom

Dave Grohl is a man who loves his job. After joining Nirvana in 1990, he was doing exactly what he wanted to do, playing loud music with a punk edge. “It’s tough to go to sleep at night, and I wake up after five hours because I feel like I’m wasting time. I just sit up at night and think …

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Dave Grohl Sets Out to Reinvent the Wheel

Much like fans of the book series A Song of Ice and Fire (aka Game of Thrones), every musical fan out there knows how painstaking it is to wait for their favorite band’s next album. However, fans are also usually understanding toward the process – the band has to take time off from touring and making money; they have to …

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Joan Jett May Front Nirvana at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A photograph of three guitars posted by Foo Fighters on Instagram on Tuesday sparked rumors that Joan Jett may perform with the remaining members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame gala in New York City Thursday night. Drummer Dave Grohl incited speculation when a photo was posted on his band’s Instagram page featuring Grohl’s drumkit, Pat …

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Dave Grohl Promises Something New to Foo Fans

Foo Fighters front man, Dave Grohl, is one of the top men in rock nowadays. At the 2014 Grammy Awards, he won Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media (for Sound City) and Foo Fighters won Best Rock Song, “Cut Me Some Slack.” In 2013 he delivered the keynote speech at the SXSW (South by Southwest) conference in Austin, Texas. He …

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Foo Fighters And Other Bands Set To Perform On Super Bowl Weekend

Quite a lineup of musicians is being set up to play on a cruise ship during the weekend of the Super Bowl. Foo Fighters is one of the bands that have been selected to headline the event, and will play on the final day of the event, along with Zac Brown Band. In addition to the Foo Fighters, other artists …

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Zac Brown Band to Perform in Super Bowl Concert

Since the Zac Brown Band hit the big stage in 2009, success and acclaims have become a routine part of life. The band has produced 9 number one singles on the Billboard charts from its 5 albums and has also been nominated for 55 awards from the Grammys, Country Music Television, Country Music Association, American Music Awards, and the Academy …

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Dave Grohl Joins Zac Brown Band at CMAs

Dave Grohl started his meteoric rise to fame as the drummer in the grunge-rock group, Nirvana. After the loss of Kurt Cobain, Grohl fronted his own rock group, The Foo Fighters. Four of the seven albums that The Foo Fighters have released have won Grammy Awards for the Best Rock Album. Over the course of his career, Grohl has played …

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