1. Watch the Foo Fighters Close 'Letterman' With 'Everlong'

    May 21, 2015 3:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters’ “Everlong” has long been a fan-favorite. Apparently it can also save lives.  Dave Grohl’s all-world rockers had the great honor of closing out the final episode of David Letterman’s legendary The Late Show overnight. They could ...

  2. David Letterman's Last 'Late Show': Foo Fighters, Bill Murray, Barack Obama Salute the Late Night King

    May 21, 2015 1:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 All good things come to an end. And so it was for David Letterman’s stint at the helm of his much-loved late-night talk show on CBS. After 33 years (and 6,028 shows) entertaining night owls, Letterman’s The Late Show on Wednesday evening was his las ...

  3. Hozier on His Billboard Music Award Jitters: 'I'll Be Inquiring About Soilage Fees'

    May 08, 2015 4:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hozier photographed on March 11, 2015 at 632 on Hudson in New York City. Eric Ryan Anderson What was your first awards show? The only awards show I've been to is the Grammys -- wait, I did go to something called the Choice Music Prize. It' ...

  4. Steve Angello on Dance Music: 'We Need to Be Able to Take It Seriously Again'

    May 04, 2015 2:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Size Records boss discusses his debut solo album, leaving Columbia Records & why EDM needs a serious reboot. Steve Angello is sitting in a poolside cabana at South Beach’s swankiest new hotel for a brunch honoring his record label, Size , no ...

  5. Kiss' Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley on the Next Generation of Rock Stars: 'They Don't Have a Chance'

    April 30, 2015 3:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 For 40 years, Kiss  has built a legacy on being a must-see live spectacle, with elaborate makeup, costumes and pyro that can still pack arenas and stadiums around the globe. And indeed, the band’s founding members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons had f ...

  6. Max Martin Honored as ASCAP's Songwriter of the Year -- for the Eighth Time

    April 30, 2015 3:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 32nd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards were held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles on April 29. Max Martin, the current Grammy Award winner for producer of the year, was named songwriter of the year for the eighth time on Wednesday night ( ...

  7. Zac Brown Band Earns Rare Crossover Chart Coronation

    April 28, 2015 10:05 AM EDT The group joins Bon Jovi as the only act to have topped Country Airplay & Mainstream Rock Songs. Zac Brown Band achieves a crossover feat previously managed by only one band: iconic New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi. The former becomes just the sec ...

  8. Foo Fighters, Muse to Headline Radio 1's Big Weekend

    April 20, 2015 6:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 This spring's Radio 1's Big Weekend line-up is an epic mix of pop and rock, with the Foo Fighters and Muse locking in headlining slots at the U.K. festival taking place this May, it was announced Monday (Apr. 20). Foo Fighters frontman Dav ...

  9. Tribeca Film Fest: Courtney Love Cries Over Kurt Cobain Documentary, Says Director Found Their 'Sex Tape'

    April 20, 2015 1:40 AM EDT 2.456 k 140 8 Courtney Love has seen  Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck  four times now, but discussing the HBO documentary still brought her to tears. Love misted up while discussing the film -- which she said contains a snippet of a sex tape she and the late ...

  10. Watch Foo Fighters Take Over Ohio Record Store in Honor of Record Store Day

    April 18, 2015 4:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 To celebrate Record Store Day, the Foo Fighters headed to Niles, Ohio, and they had a very good reason for it. The town is not far from where frontman and Record Store Day Ambassador Dave Grohl grew up in Warren. The band took over Record Connection ...

  11. Dave Grohl's Daughters Are 'Fascinated' by Vinyl

    April 16, 2015 8:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Grohl is passing his love for music onto his three daughters. And that includes the art of collecting vinyl. The Foo Fighters frontman (aka the Ambassador for Record Store Day 2015) spoke to USA Today about all things vinyl ahead of Record Stor ...

  12. 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 0 0 0 "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 ...

  13. 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 p ...

  14. 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 ...

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

    March 18, 2015 5:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  16. 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 act ...

  17. 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 ...

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

    March 05, 2015 10:39 PM EST 0 0 0 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. "Ther ...

  19. 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 kic ...

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

    February 07, 2015 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

  21. Ian MacKaye on the New Crop of D.C. Hardcore Docs, Resurging Interest in His Scene

    January 14, 2015 12:15 PM EST 0 1.763 k 19 4 0 "I am totally comfortable with it, I'm just talking," says Ian MacKaye , the 52-year-old D.C. Ur-punk. He is speaking from the Dischord label offices in Arlington, VA, which he has run for last 34 years. "I've tol ...

  22. 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 Fo ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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 Billb ...

  25. 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 Fighter ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 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& ...

  28. 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 ...

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

    November 02, 2014 3:18 PM EST 31.714 k 63 6 0 "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& ...

  30. 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, Brisba ...

  31. 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 ne ...

  32. 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 Ea ...

  33. Foo Fighters Explore Chicago’s Storied Musical History in ‘Sonic Highways’ Premiere

    October 18, 2014 12:13 PM EDT The premiere features interviews from Buddy Guy, Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen, producer Steve Albini, and more. Finally, near the end of a two-and-a-half hour set at the wildly intimate Cubby Bear in Chicago on Friday (Oct. 17) night, the Foo Fighte ...

  34. Dave Grohl's 'Good Guy' Status Landed the President For 'Sonic Highways' Series

    October 17, 2014 2:20 PM EDT Ever wanted to travel the country with the fighters/chart"> Foo Fighters and record an album with them? Well the band's new docuseries, Sonic Highways , gives fans and music lovers alike the chance to do just that. It premieres on HBO ...

  35. Foo Fighters Play Intimate Gig at NYC 'Sonic Highways' Screening

    October 15, 2014 10:15 AM EDT Leave it to Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl to find the perfect way to get viewers interested in the band's upcoming docu-series, Sonic Highways . "Cameras rolling at all times -- when we were hungover, hungry and whimsical moments. ...

  36. Watch the Foo Fighters Tease New Songs, Explain 'Sonic Highways' Series in New Extended Trailer

    October 12, 2014 7:07 PM EDT With Foo Fighters ' HBO series Sonic Highways set to premiere Friday, Oct. 17, the network has released a five-minute extended trailer for the show with an interview of the band explaining what viewers can expect.  In it, band leader Dave Gro ...

  37. Watch Lorde, One Direction, Pharrell & More in Epic Beach Boys Cover

    October 07, 2014 6:35 PM EDT Some die-hard music fans have doubtless been waiting for the day when Pharrell , Chris Martin of Coldplay , Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders and One Direction would all collaborate. Luckily, the moment has arrived. Those artists, along with a lar ...

  38. Foo Fighters Book Weeklong 'Letterman' Residency

    October 06, 2014 3:10 PM EDT Dave Grohl & his bandmates will perform on 'The Late Show' every night next week. The Foo Fighters are taking up residency at The Late Show. The rock band fronted by Dave Grohl has booked a weeklong stay at CBS' The Late Show Wi ...

  39. Foo Fighters Announce South American Tour Dates

    September 21, 2014 11:17 AM EDT The Foo Fighters have announced a handful of South American concert dates in support of their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways , due Nov. 10 through Roswell Records/RCA Records. Hear New Foo Fighters ‘Sonic Highways’ Song Teased by Twitter’s He ...

  40. We Predicted Every ‘SNL’ Musical Guest For Season 40

    September 18, 2014 12:23 PM EDT Ariana Grande, Maroon 5 and Hozier have already been confirmed. We predicted the rest... because we're crazy. A new season of Saturday Night Live is nearly upon us, and that means a slew of musical guest announcements. For big music fans, an ...

  41. Hear New Foo Fighters ‘Sonic Highways’ Song Teased by Twitter’s Head of Music

    August 30, 2014 9:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Moczydlowsky, the head of music at Twitter , has teased a new song snippet from the Foo Fighters ’ eighth studio, Sonic Highways . Foo Fighters Talk Music With Barack Obama, Slash, Dolly Parton in 'Sonic Highways' Trailer The approxima ...

  42. Foo Fighters Talk Music With Barack Obama, Slash, Dolly Parton in 'Sonic Highways' Trailer

    August 21, 2014 9:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 HBO has released a new trailer for its upcoming Foo Fighters series, Sonic Highways , which follows the band across the country, recording in different studios in different cities with an all-star cast of different musicians.  Foo Fighters Announce ...

  43. Dave Grohl Welcomes New Baby Girl Ophelia

    August 20, 2014 6:38 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Grohl and wife Jordyn Blum welcomed their third child into the world earlier this month, a baby girl they named Ophelia. Foo Fighters Parody 'Carrie' in Brilliant Ice Bucket Challenge Video The couple kept quiet about the news, withou ...

  44. Foo Fighters Hint At ‘Big News'

    August 06, 2014 5:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters have hinted at some “big news” to come next week. The rockers teased their fans with a message on their Facebook page which reads, “Ladies and Gents...keep an eye out here for some big news coming on Monday.” Post by Foo Fighters . ...

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