Foo Fighters and the Black Keys are among the acts who will be playing the Global Festival on Sept. 29 in New York City's Central Park. The two rock groups will be joined by Band of Horses, K'naan and classic rock legend Neil Young at the massive concert, which aims to help spread awareness and raise funds for the global epidemic of poverty.
A new Beatles compilation ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ was released today (July 24) exclusively on iTunes, and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has written a letter in the digital liner notes of ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’ describing the impact the group’s music had on him.
Foo Fighters made the news recently for their hilarious rider, which began with a request that their fat roadies eat immediately on arrival so they have energy for "their arduous 70 to 90 minute work day." However, the band requested vegetarian soups for their fat roadies to avoid noxious gas issues.
This past weekend, a YouTube video of adorable 6-year-old self-taught drummer Jaxon Smith playing drums to the Foo Fighters hit ‘The Pretender’ went viral. As one viewer commentated, " took John Bonham long enough to reincarnate himself...," referring to the late Led Zeppelin stickman.
As we reported recently, Foo Fighters frontman and Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl was set to be honored by his birth city, Warren, Ohio, with some record breaking drumsticks. On Saturday (July 7), the 900-pound monster drumsticks made out of poplar logs were unveiled during a ceremony, and although Grohl couldn’t make the festivities in person, he was there in spirit.
Foo Fighters have been and continue to be responsible for many rock anthems over the years. One of their most popular tunes includes ‘Best of You’ their first single off of their 2005 album ‘In Your Honor.’
Ten Ton Hammer, the cover band that looks and sounds exactly like Machine Head (because it is Machine Head), played a ‘secret’ show in London at King’s College last night (June 6). Among the songs covered by Ten Ton Hammer were System of a Down's ‘Sad Statue’ and the Foo Fighters song ‘Everlong.’
The legend of "nice guy" Dave Grohl continues to grow by each good deed done. The latest act of generosity came from Philadelphia last month where the singer left a pair of rather substantial tips for the wait staff taking care of him during a wedding bash.
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