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Dave Grohl Believes Crowdfunded Shows Could Be Future Of Touring

Dave Grohl is a badass visionary who has made it his life’s work to make sure people understand the power music can possess. That’s not something he has stated publicly or written in some rarely read blog, but rather an outsider’s perspective on what the Foo Fighters’ frontman has spent his life working towards. Be it recording or speaking publicly, Grohl has done everything in his power to make people care about real music once again.

Recently, Grohl took his efforts to move the industry forward one step further by speaking out in favor of seeing more bands perform crowdfunded …

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Voodoo Fest Adds Foo Fighters, Skrillex, OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, More To Lineup

Ah, the Summer. The ideal time of year for barbecues, fireworks, and more music festivals than can be humanly counted.

Voodoo Festival has announced the headliners for its 2014 lineup, as well as some supporting acts. This year’s lineup is topped by Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, and the obligatory OutKast, and will feature Zedd, Pretty Lights, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Slayer, AWOLNATION, Rise Against, Flux Pavilion, Fedde Le Grand, Gogol Bordello, Death from Above 1979, City and Colour, Claude VonStroke, Manchester Orchestra, Galantis, Booka Shade DJ set, Pete Tong, Twenty One Pilots, Thomas Gold, Action …

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Foo Fighters’ New Album Will Arrive In November

Hot on the heels of this morning’s documentary teaser, the members of Foo Fighters have confirmed that their highly-anticipated new studio album will hit stores in November.

As previously reported, Foo Fighters have spent the majority of the past several months quietly working on their eighth studio album. The band used eight different cities/studios to record the album, which reportedly features on eight songs, and along the way filmed their adventures for an upcoming TV series slated to debut on HBO in the fall. Click here to view a trailer for that series.

Speaking about the record’s creation, Grohl said …

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HBO Releases Teaser For Dave Grohl Series ‘Sonic Highways’

Last month, HBO revealed plans to debut a new series hosted by Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl that would find the rock icon traveling the country to visit various recording studios and interview the people behind some of the world’s most influential music. Today, we get our first look at just what the series will entail.

Foo Fighters Sonic Highways has no release date at this time, but in the teaser released this morning fans learn a bit more about what they can expect from the series. The show will serve as a companion piece to Grohl’s critically-acclaimed Sound City

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Foo Fighters to Release New Album This Fall

To coincide with the announcement of Dave Grohl’s TV series premiering on HBO, we are pleased to report to you that after all the vague details, the Foo Fighters have officially announced that they will be releasing an album before the year’s end. The as-yet-untitled effort will be the follow-up to the band’s 2011 album Wasting Light.

The press release shed some details regarding both the album and the show. The album will feature songs recorded in legendary studios spanning eight different cities–Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, New York, and Washington DC.

“One song was recorded in …

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REVIEW: Me First And The Gimme Gimmes – ‘Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!’

Artist: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
Album: Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!
Genre: Skate Punk
Label: Fat Wreck Chords

There are very few acts in the world that featured as predominantly in the highlights of my social life during my teenage years as Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. So it’s with this nostalgia-tinged bias firmly etched in the pleasure seeking portion of my mind that I set about pressing play on MFAGG’s new album, the excellently titled Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!. A punk-rock tribute to 12 of the world’s most infamous divas’ …

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Dave Grohl Now Has His Own HBO Series

Dave Grohl is the coolest guy in the world. Not just because of this post, though it is pretty wild, but because he has reached a point where everything he touches turns to gold. Long live the king.

Classic Rock Magazine is reporting that Foo Fighters‘ frontman Dave Grohl has inked a deal with HBO that will find the rock singer hosting his own show as early as the end of 2014. The series will follow the feel of Grohl’s Sound City documentary, with Dave taking a camera crew across the country to visit various recording studios and learn …

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Stream The Birds Of Satan’s Self-Titled Album

The Birds of Satan, side project of Foo Fighters‘ drummer Taylor Hawkins, have a self-titled album scheduled to hit stores April 15. We currently have the debut release from the band streaming now after the jump.

In addition to Hawkins, the band features Wiley Hodgden and Mick Murphy. The trio also received help from Dave Grohl, whose studio the release was recorded at, as well as Pat Smear, Butch Vig and a few others. You can read more about the release over at Billboard.

Digital copies of the album can currently be pre-ordered through iTunes and physical …

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Say Hello To The Birds Of Satan, The New Project From Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins

Just in case Foo Fighters fans didn’t have enough to be excited about this year, drummer Taylor Hawkins has announced a new project called The Birds of Satan. The group, which also features Wiley Hodgen and Mick Murphy, will release their self-titled debut album on April 15.

After the break, you can watch an ominous trailer for the album and stream the first single, “Thanks For the Line.” The song is classic power trio material, and it should be a hit with just about any Foo Fighters fan.

The Birds of Satan can be pre-ordered on iTunes, …

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Dave Grohl, Corey Taylor & More Join Teenage Time Killer Supergroup

Dave Grohl sure knows how to keep himself busy. Even though he is currently working with his band, Foo Fighters, to release a new album he still managed to take some time away to contribute to a supergroup named Teenage Time Killers. What makes this band a supergroup? Well, including Grohl there’s Corey Taylor of Slipknot, Keith Morris of Black Flag, Jello Biafra of The Dead Kennedys, Randy Blythe of Lamb Of God and ex-Queens Of The Stone Age‘s bassist Nick Oliveri. They will be joining the masterminds behind the group Reed Mullin and …

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Rumor: Foo Fighters To Travel The World In The Process Of Making New Album

It’s no secret that Foo Fighters are in the process of recording their eighth album, but they might not be going about it in a traditional manner. Last week, the band posted a picture of master tapes for the LP, which frontman Dave Grohl said last year is being recorded “in a way that no-one’s done before.”

Now, details are surfacing about just what that might entail. According to a report from Triple M via a fan who ran into Grohl in a Chicago bar, the new Foo Fighters record is being written and recorded in twelve different cities around …

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Foo Fighters Confirm They Are Recording A New Album

“It’s fucking on” – Foo Fighters

Late Thursday night, fans of the Foo Fighters received a late (or extremely early) Christmas gift from their favorite band with an Instagram update confirming their plans to release a new album.

The image featured a photo of master tapes on a shelf with labels that read, amongst other things Foo-related, ‘LP8.’ You can view the image below:…