In the latest 'Muppets' movie, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl goes back to his Nirvana roots by manning the drums in a depressing bar band called 'The Moopets.' With Fozzie Bear fronting the fake Muppet band, Dave Grohl plays the part of 'Animool,' the fake version of Muppet drummer Animal.
The Foo Fighters may be on an indefinite hiatus, but with Dave Grohl’s upcoming documentary on the historic Sound City recording studio on the horizon, there are still some new Foo Fighters collaborations to look forward to. One of those songs includes a tune penned with Rick Springfield, who recorded his 1981 disc ‘Working Class Dog’ at the legendary studio.
Several months ago it was revealed that Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor was one of the artists recording music with Foo Fighters frontman / ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl for the latter's ;Sound City' documentary. Now Taylor has revealed more about the collaboration in an interview with Phoenix radio station KUPD (watch below).
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is known by many as one of the nicest guys in rock 'n' roll, but we've apparently found what makes Grohl descend into a Hulk-like rage. At the 2011 iTunes Festival, a fan took the band's name a bit too seriously, as he began to fight another concertgoer -- Grohl was not pleased.
Even though the U.K. may be thousands of miles away, it really is a small world when the Internet gets involved. And that is something that Dave Grohl is realizing firsthand this week after making comments Sunday to the Reading Festival crowd that it would be the last time they would see the Foo Fighters for a long while.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl announced from the stage at the UK's Reading festival on Sunday night (Aug. 26) that the gig would be their last show for a long time, as it marked the end of their summer tour. However, the band does have a couple of more high-profile gigs at the various festivals throughout September.