1. Taylor Hawkins on His Plans During Foo Fighters Break & Why the World Is 'Not as Good' Without David Bowie

    February 26, 2016 3:51 PM EST 0 0 0 Looking back on a very busy 2015 for him and his Foo Fighters bandmates, drummer Taylor Hawkins says, “It was a crazy year. After [ Dave Grohl ] broke his leg, we were in Europe when the Paris thing was going on, and we were supposed to play Paris f ...

  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 p ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Quotes of the Week: Taylor Swift Defends Her Art, Taylor Hawkins Trashes U2 and More

    November 14, 2014 9:23 PM EST "I'd never condone Nazism in my art." -- NICKI MINAJ The rapper, apologizing on Twitter after the Anti-Defamation League said that the new lyric video for "Only" "disturbingly evokes Third Reich propaganda." Ni ...

  5. 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& ...

  6. Firefly 2014: Foo Fighters Cover Rolling Stones, Queen, Van Halen & More During Hit-Filled Set (Review)

    June 21, 2014 2:10 PM EDT 8 4 0 At the start of the Foo Fighters headlining show on the Firefly Music Festival’s main stage, Dave Grohl promised the crowd that the band would play “until they tell us to shut the fuck up,” — and he kept his promise. 15 Hot Firefly Friday Highlights ...

  7. Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins On Next Album: 'We're Getting Our Ideas Together'

    June 24, 2013 8:19 AM EDT The Foo Fighters' next album is in motion, but don't expect to pry too many details from the lips of drummer Taylor Hawkins. "We're getting started," Hawkins tells Billboard about the follow-up to 2011's  "Wast ...

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  9. Soundgarden Kings NYC Club On 'Animal' Album Release Day

    November 14, 2012 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell thanked folks crammed into New York club Irving Plaza last night (Nov. 13) for attending the "record release party" for "King Animal," out yesterday. But from behind those simple words came a lo ...

  10. Foo Fighters Drummer Scores Iggy Pop Role in 'CBGB'

    June 05, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 The upcoming rock 'n roll film "CBGB" has added several cast members, including Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who will play rock icon Iggy Pop ; "The Big Bang Theory's" Johnny Galecki as music manager Terry Ork a ...

  11. Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins to Play Iggy Pop in Rock Film 'CBGB'

    June 04, 2012 8:27 PM EDT The upcoming rock 'n roll film "CBGB" has added several cast members, including Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who will play rock icon Iggy Pop; "The Big Bang Theory's" Johnny Galecki as music manager Terry Ork ...

  12. BRIT Awards 2012: Adele, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay Win Big

    February 21, 2012 6:36 PM EST (Photo: Jon Furniss) Adele's already packed award shelf just got that extra bit crowded. On top of the six Grammy Awards that the "Someone Like You" singer picked up earlier this month, Adele took home two of the biggest prizes at t ...

  13. BRIT Awards 2012: Adele, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay Win Big

    February 21, 2012 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele 's already packed award shelf just got that extra bit crowded. On top of the six Grammy Awards that the "Someone Like You" singer picked up earlier this month, Adele took home two of the biggest prizes at the 2012 Brit Awards, h ...

  14. Foo Fighters Recruit Joan Jett, Bob Mould to Rock NYC's MSG

    November 14, 2011 3:05 PM EST 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters don't exactly need help when it comes to satisfying arena-sized crowds, but that doesn't mean they won't take it anyway. Foo Fighters Go Full Throttle in Epic Club Show Last night at NYC's Madison Square Garden, ...

  15. Queen Rocks Billboard's Social 50 Chart

    September 15, 2011 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Queen rocks Billboard's Social 50 chart, debuting at No. 15 on the tally, following buzz generated by what would have been Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday on Sept. 5. On the band's official YouTube channel, 17 videos ran to commemorat ...

  16. Listen to Foo Fighters' 'Wasting Light' Album Here

    April 04, 2011 3:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters are giving moviegoers a great excuse to get the gargantuan bucket of buttered popcorn, with a unique double feature that will hit 80 select theaters across the country on Tuesday (April 5). The movie experience previews the band ...

  17. Foo Fighters on 'Glee' Creator Ryan Murphy: 'F**k That Guy'

    March 18, 2011 12:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Don't count on hearing the Foo Fighters hit "Times Like These" on "Glee" anytime soon. Frontman Dave Grohl says he and his bandmates are squarely in the corner of Kings of Leon and Slash -- as in, they want no part of the Ry ...

  18. Foo Fighters Discuss 'Back and Forth' Documentary at SXSW

    March 17, 2011 10:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 F oo Fighters agreed that "we're not sure we like movies at all," according to Dave Grohl. "The commitment of having to sit there for an hour and 45 minutes and have your emotions manipulated… I dunno," Pat Smear tells Billb ...

  19. Watch: Foo Fighters Get Girly, Channel Gaga

    January 06, 2011 12:41 PM EST 0 0 0 From their costumes and drag time in classic music videos like "Everlong" and "Learn to Fly" to Dave Grohl's most recent viral hi-jinks with the Scissor Sisters , the Foo Fighters don't seem to mind embarrassing themsel ...

  20. Coheed & Cambria Enjoying Big 'Year'

    April 30, 2010 1:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Top 5 debut for Coheed & Cambria 's latest album, "Year of the Black Rainbow," left drummer Chris Pennie double-stoked. First, Pennie tells Billboard.com, is the showing itself, the best of Coheed & Cambria's five alb ...

  21. Billboard Bits: John Mellencamp, Elvis, Lil Wayne, Foo Fighters and More

    February 19, 2010 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. They definitely won't call him Senator Cougar, but the push for John Mellencamp to seek the Democratic nomination to replace the retiring Evan Bayh i ...

  22. Foo Fighters, Raconteurs Rock Austin City Limits

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the close of Austin City Limits on Sunday (Sept. 28), as Foo Fighters, the Raconteurs, Against Me! and Band Of Horses delivered powerful sets. Rock'n'roll was the order of the day for the ...

  23. Queen Makes Date For 'The Cosmos Rocks'

    August 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queen + Paul Rodgers have set an Oct. 28 U.S. release date for "The Cosmos Rocks," the band's first new album since 1995 and its first since Rodgers stepped in for the late Freddie Mercury in 2004. Queen + Paul Rodgers have set an Oct ...

  24. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines Great White and Station club owners Michael and Jeffrey Derderian a total of nearly $100,000 for workplace violations related to t 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health Admini ...

  25. Led Zeppelin's Page, Jones Join Foos In London

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones turned an already high-profile Foo Fighters show into a once-in-a-lifetime event Saturday night (June 7) at London's Wembley Stadium, join Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and bassi ...

  26. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of B ...

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

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 F ...

  28. Jane's Addiction's Avery Preps Solo Debut

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eric Avery, whose bass parts were a signature element of Jane's Addiction's early classics, will release his solo debut this spring. Eric Avery, whose bass parts were a signature element of Jane's Addiction's early classics, will ...

  29. West, Winehouse Lead Grammy Nominee Field

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual Grammy Awards with eight nominations, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of wh Kanye West leads the field for the 50th annual G ...

  30. Lavigne, Justice, Muse Rule At MTV EMAs

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Avril Lavigne, French electro act Justice and British rock trio Muse were multiple winners at the 14th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 1) in Munich. Avril Lavigne, French electro act Justice and British rock trio Muse were multipl ...

  31. Coheed & Cambria Gets Accessible On New CD

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After two of its rhythm section members left the band in 2006, Coheed & Cambria came close to calling it quits, according to frontman Claudio Sanchez. After two of its rhythm section members left the band in 2006, Coheed & Cambria came close ...

  32. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines Great White and Station club owners Michael and Jeffrey Derderian a total of nearly $100,000 for workplace violations related to t 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health Admini ...

  33. Coheed And Cambria Looks Toward 'Tomorrow'

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The next chapter in Coheed And Cambria's artistic saga will be released Oct. 23 via Columbia. "No World for Tomorrow" was produced by Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Rush) and features former Dillinge The next chapter in Coheed And Ca ...

  34. Live Earth London Wraps With Madonna Spectacular

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a spectacular headline set from Madonna. The queen of pop, an adopted Londoner, turned each song into a show-stopper in a vintage performance. She was backe Live Earth London has drawn to a close with a sp ...

  35. Foo Fighters Expand Second Album For Reissue

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its sophomore album, "The Colour and the Shape," Foo Fighters will release an expanded edition of the project July 10 via Legacy/RCA. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its sophomore album, "The ...

  36. Billboard Bits: VH1 Rock Honors, Frank Black, Willie Nelson

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will perform as part of the second VH1 Rock Honors, to be taped May 12 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center for broa Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, N ...

  37. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of B ...

  38. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Blues Traveler bassist Bobby Sheehan is found dead in bed at his New Orleans home. Sheehan, who had recently begun work on a solo project, is 31.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Th ...

  39. 22OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 29 - June 4, 2006. 22OnTV 20060530_col_ontv Music-related TV listings for May 29-June 4, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 29 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): Snow Patrol (also scheduled: Paul Newman, Owen Wilson). “ ...

  40. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  41. Foo Fighters Still Planning Acoustic Tour

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "We're going to start rehearsing very soon," drummer Taylor Hawkins tells Billboard.com of the trek, which will focus on the less aggressive songs on the 2005 double album "In Your Honor." Although the Foo Fighters are takin ...

  42. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>John Phillips, a founder of the Mamas & the Papas, dies of heart failure in L.A. at the age of 65. The Mamas & the Papas reached the top 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 six times from 1 2004 - A knee injury suffered n ...

  43. Foo Fighters Draft Band For Acoustic Tour

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters are making plans for their first acoustic tour, which will tentatively get underway in May. The trek will focus on the less aggressive material found on the second disc of 2005's "In The Foo Fighters are making plans for t ...

  44. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Blues Traveler bassist Bobby Sheehan is found dead in bed at his New Orleans home. Sheehan, who had recently begun work on a solo project, is 31.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Th ...

  45. Foo Fighters Double The Music

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  46. Foos Rock Hard, Sing Softly On New Album

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters present two distinct sides of their musical personalities on "In Your Honor," which offers one disc each of electric and acoustic songs. The 20-track album is due June 14 via RCA; fir The Foo Fighters present two distinct ...

  47. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, I 2004 - A knee injury suffered n ...

  48. Top Acts Shoulder 'Burden' Soundtrack

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  49. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Foo Fighters cancel the remaining three dates of their U.K. and European tour after drummer Taylor Hawkins is hospitalized. Hawkins "apparently overindulged during festivities" following 2001 - Foo Fighters cancel ...

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