1. Wynonna Judd Comments on Kanye West at SXSW: 'I Can Take Him With One Hand Tied Behind My Back'

    March 21, 2015 12:35 PM EDT "I am a child of God, not just a chick singer," Wynonna Judd said in the wee hours of Saturday morning (March 21). SXSW 2015: Check Out Our Full Coverage So it was appropriate she played her first South By Southwest show ever at the Bethel Hall in St. David's Episcopal Church,…

  2. Exclusive: Dave Grohl Hints at Season Two of 'Sonic Highways'

    March 18, 2015 2:16 PM EDT As fans began lining up by three in the afternoon to see the Foo Fighters play a private St. Patrick's Day show at the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, Calif., to celebrate the April 7 release of the the  Sonic Highways  DVD, anything was possible. At Dave Grohl 's recent…

  3. Elton John Shopped There and Dave Grohl Worked There: Behind Colin Hanks' New Tower Records Doc

    March 18, 2015 10:03 AM EDT A crucial piece of vintage footage of Elton John shopping at the Tower Records on Sunset Strip ensured that director Colin Hanks could fulfill his vision in All Things Must Pass , the story of Tower and its founder Russ Solomon . John, list in hand, is captured intensely walking the…

  4. Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder & Patti Smith to Present at Rock Hall Ceremony

    March 18, 2015 5:30 AM EDT Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Paul McCartney , Stevie Wonder and Patti Smith will be among those honoring the class of 2015 at this year's induction ceremony, taking place April 18 at Cleveland's Public Hall. McCartney will present Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr with the Rock Hall'…

  5. Austin and SXSW's Waning Weirdness? Blame Spiking Real Estate Prices and a Tech Industry Influx

    March 13, 2015 10:45 AM EDT Forces stronger than art are putting the city's famed music scene under heavy pressure. On Feb. 12, Sergio and Monica Lejarazu arrived at Jumplin, their beloved Austin piñata store, only to find it razed . Amid conflicting reports of what actually happened -- their realtor said they…

  6. Wait… Zac Brown Band Is on the Mainstream Rock Songs Chart?

    March 10, 2015 3:56 PM EDT The country group rocks out & charts at a new format thanks to help from Chris Cornell & Dave Grohl. Zac Brown Band makes news on a pair of Billboard charts this week, one expected and one that marks a sharper shift in direction for the core country group. The band surges into the…

  7. Dave Grohl Stops Foo Fighters Show to Give Gift to Blind Fan: Watch

    March 05, 2015 10:39 PM EST It's times like these ... when the world doesn't seem so bad after all. The massively successful rock band Foo Fighters was performing a recent gig in Sydney when frontman Dave Grohl spotted an audience member holding up a sign. "There's a guy in the front row -- he's…

  8. Foo Fighters Beat the Storms, Pummel the People With Hits Down Under: Live Review

    February 25, 2015 12:29 AM EST Major storms have given Brisbane a beating over the last week. The first, Cyclone Marcia, cruised north of the Australian city last Friday, and on Tuesday night, the force of nature that is the Foo Fighters , pounded the town center. The Foos kicked off the Australian run of their Sonic…

  9. Grammy-Nominated Mastering Engineer Emily Lazar on 2,000 Records, Women in Music & Pranking Audio Stores

    February 07, 2015 9:30 AM EST Sia isn't the only faceless Grammy nominee this year. Every year, hundreds of musicians, songwriters, producers -- engineering, mastering, sound, and more -- remain essential to making a record worthy of the most prestigious award in the music industry, yet these contributors remain…

  10. 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…

  11. Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain Kissed Dave Grohl After Hearing Foo Fighters Demo

    November 30, 2014 3:31 PM EST Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was pretty excited after hearing some early Foo Fighters demos, Dave Grohl recently revealed in an episode of HBO’s Sonic Highways . Cobain gave Grohl a kiss after listening to the early Foo Fighters song “Alone + Easy Target” while Nirvana was on tour in 1992,…

  12. Foo Fighters Take 'Highways' To No. 1 on Top Rock Albums Chart

    November 20, 2014 6:24 PM EST Foo Fighters notch their third No. 1 on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart with Sonic Highways , selling 190,000 first-week copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The lofty sales also help Foo Fighters debut at No. 2 on this week's Billboard Artist 100 chart. The band's…

  13. Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd Set for Top 10 Debuts on Billboard 200

    November 14, 2014 9:37 PM EST Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ album should rule for third straight week Foo Fighters , Pink Floyd and Garth Brooks are all heading for the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart next week with their latest new albums. Industry forecasters suggest Foo Fighters' new Sonic Highways will likely debut…

  14. Eminem, Rihanna, Metallica, Springsteen & More Salute Veterans & Soldiers at Concert for Valor

    November 11, 2014 11:10 PM EST Grand televised productions are tricky. There's an expected balance between pageantry and performance, individual voices and the unified amplification of a greater cause. Tuesday night's Concert for Valor, though not entirely even, was to its core a salute to the men and women…

  15. Foo Fighters Bring Guests, Massive Set to Nashville's Ryman Auditorium

    November 03, 2014 4:38 PM EST "It's not often I come to a gig and kick off my shoes," Dave Grohl told the crowd on Friday night as he began his three-hour parade across the Ryman stage, barefoot and sporting black-metal style corpse paint in honor of All Hallow's Eve. As far as events go, this was…

  16. The Top 10 Performances at Voodoo Fest

    November 03, 2014 3:31 PM EST There's nothing like dancing next to a head-banging, red-eyed black unicorn in a fog while Slayer plays "Raining Blood" to celebrate Halloween in New Orleans. Add in a dose of Outkast , Rebirth Brass Band and Zedd , and you have the ingredients for an eclectic, bizarre and…

  17. Watch Dolly Parton Remember Whitney Houston in 'Foo Fighters Sonic Highways' Clip

    November 02, 2014 3:18 PM EST "It's just the gift that keeps on giving," Parton says about her hit song "I Will Always Love You." Dolly Parton has learned that giving away hit songs to other artists is never an easy decision. Dolly Parton Q&A: The Country Legend on 50 Years in…

  18. Foo Fighters Announce Stadium Shows Down Under

    October 29, 2014 10:40 PM EDT The Foo Fighters’ world tour has added a string of stadium dates across Australia and New Zealand.  Dave Grohl’s rock outfit will play eight concerts in the region early next year, starting Feb. 18 in Christchurch, before visiting Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and…

  19. Dave Grohl Slams TV Talent Shows

    October 29, 2014 1:39 AM EDT If Dave Grohl had auditioned for American Idol , would he have snagged a golden ticket to the Hollywood rounds (coincidentally taking place this week)? Not a chance, the Foo Fighters frontman told CBS' 60 Minutes on Sunday night. “I would never make it." In a candid interview…

  20. Foo Fighters Skewer David Letterman With Top Ten List

    October 19, 2014 11:35 AM EDT What do you say after a week at "The Late Show"? Foo Fighters finished up a week-long residency on The Late Show by delivering their own Top Ten list. Foo Fighters Explore Chicago’s Storied Musical History in ‘Sonic Highways’ Premiere Each of the Foos got to share two thoughts --…

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