1. Dave Grohl Asks U.K. City Council to Let Local Bands Practice

    March 23, 2016 9:49 PM EDT "I believe that it is crucial that children have a place to explore their creativity and establish a sense of self through song." Dave Grohl has stepped up to support an unsigned metal band in Cornwall, England, that has been denied the privilege of practicing in a family garage due…

  2. Watch Dave Grohl Perform the Beatles' 'Blackbird' at the 2016 Oscars

    February 28, 2016 11:16 PM EST Earlier this month, we learned Dave Grohl would be on hand at the 2016 Oscars for a special performance. It turned out to be a touching, subtle cover of The Beatles ' "Blackbird" to soundtrack the show's 2016 in memoriam tribute reel. ​2016 Oscars: All Billboard's…

  3. Which Oscars Performance Are You Most Looking Forward To? Vote!

    February 26, 2016 2:00 PM EST On Sunday, the Oscars will feature three of its best original song nominees, giving the night a doozy of a lineup with Lady Gaga , Sam Smith and The Weeknd all onboard. To add an air of mystery -- and represent the rock sect -- Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters will also give a "special…

  4. Dave Grohl Confirmed For 'Special Performance' at 2016 Oscars

    February 19, 2016 11:23 AM EST John Legend has also been announced as a presenter. If you tune in at the right time during this year’s Oscars, you might think you’re watching the Grammys. A handful of regulars at music’s longest-running awards show have been confirmed for the 2016 Oscars, though their respective roles…

  5. David Bowie Also Turned Down a Dave Grohl Collaboration

    February 18, 2016 8:09 AM EST It shouldn't come as any big surprise that Foo Fighters ' Dave Grohl and Pat Smear are David Bowie fans, especially following their tribute with Beck to the late rock icon last weekend, but to retrace Bowie's L.A. years with them is another thing all together.  Dave Grohl on…

  6. Dimebag Darrell Tribute Led by Dave Grohl, Phil Anselmo, Members of Metallica, Slayer & More

    January 23, 2016 4:10 PM EST “I’m here for one guy, one reason, Dime,” Zakk Wylde told Billboard when asked what brought him out to Hollywood’s Lucky Strike Bowling to take part in Friday’s “Dimebash,” a tribute to late Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott. 'Dimebag' Darrell: 10 Years Later, a Look Back…

  7. Dave Grohl Got a Motörhead Tattoo as Soon as He Heard About Lemmy -- Check It Out

    December 30, 2015 10:45 AM EST Dave Grohl and Lemmy Kilmister go way back. Aside from surely being influenced by Motörhead as a kid, the Foo Fighters frontman teamed with Lemmy for his short-lived metal side project Probot and joined him onstage (along with Slash) at the 2010 Revolver Golden Gods Awards for a performance…

  8. 2015's Music-Injury Index: Dave Grohl, Florence Welch and More Star Slips, Tumbles and Trips of the Year

    December 14, 2015 1:16 PM EST The year (actually, mostly just June) in star slips, falls, tumbles and trips, as ranked by Billboard's own Band-Aid scale. This story originally appeared in the  Dec. 19 issue of Billboard . Year in Music 2015 Year in Music 2015 Rob LeDonne Florence + the Machine , Dave Grohl , Enrique…

  9. Dave Grohl vs. Animal: Preview Epic 'Muppets' Drum-Off

    December 01, 2015 9:10 PM EST When it comes to instrumentation, it's hard to think of anyone more skilled -- especially in rock -- than Dave Grohl . But the Foo Fighters frontman had some serious competition on an episode of ABC's The Muppets .  Dave Grohl Invites High School Battle of the Bands Rival Onstage…

  10. Dave Grohl & Animal Will Have a Drum-Off on 'The Muppets'

    November 17, 2015 7:49 PM EST Dave Grohl and The Muppets ' Animal will be facing off in a drumming competition in an upcoming episode of the ABC sitcom.  The Muppets' Swedish Chef Covering Sia's 'Chandelier' is Total Nonsense: Watch According to reports by Entertainment Weekly and Variety , which…

  11. 10 Ways ACL Weekend Two Was Different

    October 12, 2015 10:28 PM EDT Historically, the second weekend of a music festival double-header is always better for myriad reasons. Weekend One fest-goers will probably be quick to disagree, but my observation is grounded in experience – I’ve attended every double weekend of Coachella and Austin City Limits since their…

  12. Dave Grohl Invites High School Battle of the Bands Rival Onstage With Foo Fighters: Watch

    October 09, 2015 10:09 PM EDT Dave Grohl is becoming the weird rock equivalent to Taylor Swift these days, welcoming some more random guests onstage with the Foo Fighters to contrast the pop star's parade of guests on her 1989 Tour .  Watch Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones &…

  13. Watch the Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks & Haim Perform Together Live in L.A.

    September 22, 2015 7:32 AM EDT For those who love rock n' roll, last night's Foo Fighters show at the Forum in L.A. (Sept. 21) was certainly a night to remember. Watch Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones & Queen's Roger Taylor Perform 'Under Pressure' Dave Grohl …

  14. Kurt Cobain Demos & Comedy Skit to Be Included on 'Montage of Heck' Companion Album: Exclusive

    August 05, 2015 3:55 PM EDT Director Brett Morgen tells Billboard the album creates "a lighter portrait of Kurt than one might expect." The director of  Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck  says a companion soundtrack will include all the previously unreleased music featured in the film, plus a dozen additional…

  15. Foo Fighters' 'Learn to Fly': Watch 1,000 Italians Perform It Live

    July 30, 2015 8:04 PM EDT Dave Grohl may have a bum leg right now but that hasn't stopped the Foo Fighters from touring and now 1,000 Italians are campaigning pretty convincingly for the rock band to visit their hometown.  Dave Grohl Rehabs Injured Leg with Led Zeppelin 'Air Drumming' Sessions…

  16. Dave Grohl Rehabs Injured Leg with Led Zeppelin 'Air Drumming' Sessions

    July 29, 2015 5:53 AM EDT Dave Grohl has offered a glimpse into his rock ‘n’ roll rehab as recovers from surgery to his broken leg. He’s been channeling John Bonham.  The Foo Fighters frontman told Britain’s Q magazine he’s making solid progress from his injuries. But he won’t be running a marathon anytime soon. It’s…

  17. Japan's Fuji Rock Festival Bounces Back With Foo Fighters, Muse, FKA Twigs

    July 28, 2015 3:15 PM EDT Fuji Rock Festival, the leading single-venue international rock fest in Japan, returned powerfully after a somewhat down year in 2014. Held July 24-26 at Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata, the 19th version of the event featured headliners Foo Fighters , Muse , Noel Gallagher 's High Flying…

  18. Dave Grohl Brings His Foot Surgeon On Stage to Perform 'Seven Nation Army'

    July 20, 2015 7:31 AM EDT Foo Fighters ' frontman Dave Grohl gave his orthopedic surgeon the biggest thank you imaginable -- a solo on stage with the rock group.  After paying tribute to Dr. Lew C. Schon for the work he did on Grohl's leg Sunday (July 19) at Fenway Park, the frontman brought his…

  19. Katy Perry, Beyonce, Jay Z & More: Musicians Nominated for 2015 Emmy Awards

    July 16, 2015 6:31 PM EDT The 2015 Primetime Emmy Nominations were announced on Thursday morning (July 16), and amid the many television stars nominated, there were some very familiar names to music fans. Katy Perry Nominated for an Emmy for Super Bowl Halftime Performance Below, check out seven musicians who made the…

  20. Dave Grohl Says Leg Injury Has Made Foo Fighters Stronger

    July 12, 2015 3:25 PM EDT Even though Dave Grohl has a broken foot and has been reduced to performing from a chair, he insists his injury has not set his band back, but strengthened it. "I think these have been the best shows the Foo Fighters have ever done. I think because of this situation and because of the…

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