1. Watch Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Celebrate Birthday at All-Star L.A. Forum Concert

    January 11, 2015 11:00 AM EST Nearly a dozen rockers, including David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell, Slash and Alice Cooper, toasted the Foo Fighters frontman. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl celebrated his 46th birthday in true rock star style, taking over Los Angeles' the Forum on Saturday (Jan. 10) for a concert…

  2. Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up SXSW Friday

    March 20, 2010 11:41 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs and just about any open space in the Texas…

  3. May 6, 2009

    May 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Grant McLennan of Go-Betweens dies in his sleep at his home in Brisbane, Australia. He is 48. 2006 – Pink Floyd reaches the staggering plane of 1,500 weeks on the Billboard charts with its 1973 album “Dark Side of the Moon.” 2005 – Audioslave becomes the first U.S. rock act to perform…

  4. Foo Fighters / February 19, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST It's hard to believe it took the Foo Fighters this long to headline Madison Square Garden. Practically born into its arena-ready status thirteen years ago, the band has more than earned its Garden-siz It's hard to believe it took the Foo Fighters this long to headline Madison Square…

  5. Springsteen, Adams, Homme Enrich New Malin CD

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen, Ryan Adams and Josh Homme are amongst the slew of guests that will appear on rocker Jesse Malin's upcoming record. Bruce Springsteen, Ryan Adams and Josh Homme are amongst the slew of guests that will appear on rocker Jesse Malin's upcoming record. The New York…

  6. Activism Subdued, But Artists Press On

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 2004 presidential election saw an unprecedented number of musicians coming out in support of either John Kerry or George W. Bush. The 2004 presidential election saw an unprecedented number of musicians coming out in support of either John Kerry or George W. Bush. The hot-button topics and…

  7. Foo Fighters Double The Music

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I…

  8. Hot Product

    May 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from electronica purveyor Kieran Hebden's Four Tet, "Everything Ecstatic" (Domino). New albums from hotly tipped U.K. rock acts Maximo Park ("A Certain Trigger," Warp) and the Dead 60&…

  9. Foos Draft A Pair Of Jones' For New Album

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Foo Fighters have landed guest appearances by Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and singer/songwriter Norah Jones for their upcoming double album, which will feature one disc of rock tracks and another o Foo Fighters have landed guest appearances by Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and…

  10. Billboard Bits: Ramones Tribute, Lil' Kim, Sammy Hagar

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ramones Tribute, Lil' Kim, Sammy Hagar The release of "We're a Happy Family," the long-awaited Ramones tribute album spearheaded by Rob Zombie, has been pushed back one week to Nov. 12 on DV8/Columbia Records. As previously reported , the set features contributions…

  11. Foo Fighters/Face To Face Mates Say 'Viva Death'

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist Scott, Face To Face frontman Trever Keith, and ubiquitous session drummer Josh Freese (Vandals, A Perfect Circ Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist…

  12. Sugarcult Sweet On Tour, 'Van Wilder'

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month tour in support of its debut album, "Start Static" (Ultimatum Music). The group will also gain some added exposure wit Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month…