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. Sunny Day Real Estate To Record New Album

    March 10, 2010 3:58 PM EST Seattle rock act Sunny Day Real Estate is planning to record its first album in 15 years with its original lineup. The news was Tweeted last night by Seattle radio DJ Marco Collins of KEXP and has been confirmed to Billboard.com as accurate, although no timeline for recording or release has…

  3. Sunny Day Real Estate / September 27, 2009 / New York (Terminal 5)

    September 29, 2009 2:46 PM EDT The original lineup of Sunny Day Real Estate returned Sunday night (Sept. 27) to New York for the first time in over a decade, back to remind fans of what first lured them to the band: earnest songs with confessional lyrics, desperately raw vocals and bittersweet, instrumental melodies. A…

  4. Foo Fighters Ready Two New Songs For 'Greatest Hits'

    August 28, 2009 3:48 PM EDT Foo Fighters will commemorate the group's 15th anniversary with the Nov. 3 release of "Foo Fighters Greatest Hits" on Roswell/RCA. The group recorded two new songs for the set -- "Word Forward" and "Wheels," which the quartet debuted at a July 4 barbecue…

  5. Sunny Day Real Estate Classic Lineup Reunites For Tour

    June 23, 2009 1:00 PM EDT Pioneering Seattle rock band Sunny Day Real Estate will return to the road with its four original members this fall and will reissue its first two Sub Pop albums on Sept. 15. These will be the band's first shows of any kind since November 2000, and the first with its classic lineup since…

  6. Jeremy Enigk Rocks Out On New Album

    November 21, 2008 1:40 PM EST Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk returns to the heavier rock sound of his old band on his third solo album, tentatively titled "OK Bear" and due in February via his own Lewis Hollow label. The album was recorded outside Barcelona with a group of musicians…

  7. Jeremy Enigk Rocks Out On New Album

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk returns to the heavier rock sound of his old band on his third solo album, tentatively titled "OK Bear" and due in February via his own Lewis Hollow Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk returns to the heavier rock…

  8. 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…

  9. Foos Using Soundcheck To Work On New Songs

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST The shine has hardly faded from the Foo Fighters' two Grammy Awards, but the group is already working towards a follow-up to last year's "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace." The shine has hardly faded from the Foo Fighters' two Grammy Awards, but the group is…

  10. Foo Tour: Two Stages, Big Band, But No Pyro

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters are "stepping it up" for their upcoming U.S. arena tour, says the band's bassist Nate Mendel, noting that fans should expect two stages, mechanical gags and a huge production. The Foo Fighters are "stepping it up" for their upcoming U.S. arena tour,…

  11. 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…

  12. Indie Favorites Reborn As The Fire Theft

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Having stormed the underground rock scene with its 1993 Sub Pop debut, "Diary," Seattle's Sunny Day Real Estate abruptly broke up two years later at the height of its popularity. The group re-formed in 1998 but splintered again in…

  13. Top Acts Shoulder 'Burden' Soundtrack

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, Tom Waits and David Gray contribute songs to the soundtrack for "Our Burden Is Light," due Jan. 13 via Madacy. The film, the score for which was penned by Foo Fighter Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, Tom Waits and David Gray contribute songs to the…

  14. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate principals Jeremy Enigk, William…

  15. Foos Bassist To Tour With Fire Theft

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel will join two of his three former Sunny Day Real Estate bandmates in the Fire Theft for the latter group's upcoming... Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel will join two of his three former Sunny Day Real Estate bandmates in the Fire Theft for the latter…

  16. The Fire Theft Signs With Ryko

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Fire Theft, which features three former members of Sunny Day Real Estate, has signed with Rykodisc for the release of its debut album. The as-yet-untitled set is being lined up for Sept. 23 releas The Fire Theft, which features three former members of Sunny Day Real Estate, has signed…

  17. Foo Fighters Mapping Out U.S. Tour

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters are lining up dates for a spring U.S. tour, set to begin April 10 in Bakersfield, Calif. Dates are set through April 30 in Washington, D.C., with many more expected to be added. The Foo Fighters are lining up dates for a spring U.S. tour, set to begin April 10 in Bakersfield,…

  18. Billboard Bits: The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys The Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk, bassist Nate Mendel, and drummer William Goldsmith, is hard at work on its as-yet-untitled debut album . The group, which played its first live shows last month in Seattle and…

  19. Sun Sets On Sunny Day Real Estate... Again

    June 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering modern rock outfit Sunny Day Real Estate has broken up for the second time in its tumultuous, nearly 10-year career. In a statement posted on its official Web site, the group, which was mos Pioneering modern rock outfit Sunny Day Real Estate has broken up for the second time in its…