For the better part of the last year, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl has been building the buzz while compiling and editing footage for his 'Sound City' documentary about the famous Los Angeles music studio and the Neve console where many of rock's great albums have been made. Now fans can really get excited as the full cast for the film and details of what songs were recorded for the movie's soundtrack have been revealed.
Throughout the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief at New York City's Madison Square Garden, a monumental bulk of talent occupied the grand stage. During the charitable event, which lasted for over five hours, legendary artists such as Bruce Springsteen, the Who and the Rolling Stones performed for a worldwide audience, but the true highlight of the night was the collaboration between Beatles legend Paul McCartney and Nirvana members Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear (touring member) on the new song 'Cut Me Some Slack.'
Beginning at 7:30 PM ET tonight (Dec. 12), fans around the globe can tune in to stream 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden in New York, with all proceeds benefiting the Robin Hood Relief Fund.
Musician, director, humanitarian - Dave Grohl has been one busy Foo Fighter this year. And now, it has just been revealed via the Foos' Twitter page that the frontman will serve as guest host on the 'Chelsea Lately' show on the E! network tonight (Dec. 6), filling in for the show's usual host, Chelsea Handler.
Over the weekend (Dec. 2), several rockers descended upon Washington, D.C., to pay homage to one of the most influential rock bands of all time – the legendary Led Zeppelin. The tribute performances for the annual Kennedy Center Honors show would see the combined talents of Foo Fighters, Lenny Kravitz and Kid Rock all take the stage to play classics from Led Zeppelin and attempt to do them justice.
Rockers are getting into the giving spirit and generously donating their time to victims of October's devastating Superstorm Sandy. Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, as well as Bon Jovi, have been added to the lineup for the 12-12-12 concert, which will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund's efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Dave Grohl is heading back behind the drumkit for Queens of the Stone Age, and he says one of the things the experience provides is freedom from restrictions. The Foo Fighters leader told BBC Radio 1 (via NME) that he's really enjoying backing up old pal Josh Homme and that the musical chemistry is undeniable.