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New Foo Fighters Album To Be Released in November

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Dave Grohl has been talking about a new Foo Fighters album for a while now. We know it's coming–and that it's going to be "awesome"–but the details, thus far, have been scarce. However, now we're getting a new piece of crucial information – the album's release date. The as-yet-untitled effort will be released in November through Roswell/RCA.

News Roundup: Grimes Defends Beyonce, Psy and Mariah Carey, Eminem To...

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Futuristic singer Grimes, a.k.a. Claire Boucher, spoke out on behalf of Beyonce, Korean pop singer PSY and Mariah Carey this week. She wrote a thoughtful post on why these people matter. Also, Eminem is definitely releasing a new album this year. According to his label's president, it's coming very soon (like right after Memorial Day soon). All that and more...

News Roundup: L.A. Reid Leaving 'X-Factor,' Dave Grohl Won't Tour With...

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Honestly, we thought Britney Spears or Demi Lovato would announce their departure from The X-Factor before this next person. L.A. Reid is calling it quits. He's going back to his real-life job at Sony's music label, Epic Records. Also, just because Dave Grohl is drumming on the new Queens of the Stone Age record, it doesn't mean he's going on tour with them. C'mon...

News Roundup: Trailer For Dave Grohl's 'Sound City,' Justin Bieber's...

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The Grammy nominees were finally announced this week. There were a lot of surprises in the categories, including the fact that no female artist is up for Best Album Of The Year. But the ladies weren't the only ones who got snubbed. Justin Bieber was also left out of the running. The teenage sensation received zero nominations, and that got his manager, Scooter...

News Roundup: Rihanna And Chris Brown's Single Leaks, Dave Grohl Will Be...

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Last week we heard news that some activists in Sweden were plastering pictures with Rihanna's beatup face all around Stockholm. Their goal was to prevent Chris Brown from performing in their town. This week, Rihanna and Chris Brown's newest single, titled "Nobody's Business" (of course!) leaked online. We wonder how those activists feel about the track, which we have for you down...

Dave Grohl Has Reunited With Queens Of The Stone Age

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Now that he needs something to do following the “this is totally not a break up, I swear” hiatus of his day job, the Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl is doing the honorable thing and reuniting to drum for Queens of the Stone Age on their upcoming album (and subsequent tour, we hope).

News Roundup: Dave Grohl Announces Foo Fighters Hiatus, Adele Releases...

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This week, Dave Grohl confirmed the rumors about the Foo Fighters' split. The band is going on hiatus for an unspecified amount of time. The rumors first started when Grohl mentioned, while playing onstage at the Global Citizen Festival, that he didn't know when they would be playing live again. Also, R.E.M.'s former guitarist Peter Buck released his first solo album today....

Foo Fighters Play 3.5 Hour Concert For 'Rock The Vote'

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You’ve got to give Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters this—they may be a little goofy, or too middle of the road sometimes, but they’ve got a lot of heart.  It’s something that was on full display Wednesday night, when the band played the longest set of their career for an audience at  a Rock the Vote concert.

Dave Grohl's 900 Pound Drumsticks Break World Record

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Here’s one for the books (literally—assuming the book in question is the Guinness Book of World Records): Dave Grohl’s newest set of drumsticks have broken the record and become the world’s largest drumsticks.  Yes, you read that correctly—there is an actual record for the world’s largest drumsticks; and Dave Grohl’s have earned that top honor.

Courtney Love Is On Another Hateful Twitter Rant Against Dave Grohl

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Courtney Love is at it agains, only this time, she's also bad mouthing her daughter Frances Bean Cobain. Last night on her private Twitter account, Courtney Love accused Dave Grohl of making a move on Frances Bean, claiming that 'his hands were all over her' in the back of some anonymous car, and that he has a sick sex obsession with...

Dave Grohl Temporarily Joins Cage The Elephant

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Officially cementing his title as Seriously, the Coolest Musician in America, Right?  I Mean Seriously!, Dave Grohl has temporarily become the drummer of Kentucky up and comers Cage the Elephant.  Why, you ask?  Well, Cage the Elephant’s drummer, Jared Champion, was recently hospitalized due to a ruptured appendix.  So, Grohl said he would step in and drum for...

Dave Grohl Started Foo Fighters to Cope With Cobain's Passing

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Nirvana's tenure as an active rock band ended tragically when frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life. It would have been blasphemy to trudge on with a new band leader, and anyway, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl always had far too much love and respect for their fallen friend to ever try to replace him. Novoselic more or less exited the music scene, but...

Foo Fighters Debut New Single Online

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With a new album on the way and a major tour in the near future, it's safe to say that a lot of alt-rock music fans have been interested to see what the Foo Fighters have in store for them. Since the band's start in the 90s, they've risen to rock mega-stardom and asserted their place as one of music's most popular acts. Well, today we have our first hint of what we can expect...

Them Crooked Vultures To Play Benefit Show For Eagles Of Death Metal...

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In addition to lining up a slew of European festival dates, Them Crooked Vultures (featuring Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones, and the Foo Fighter’s Dave Grohl in a mindblowing lineup that makes ‘ah, it’s pretty good’ music) have set aside a date in their harried schedule to...

Them Crooked Vultures Supergroup Unveiled At Metro

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It turns out our little hunch about the supergroup, Them Crooked Vultures, was right on! The super rock group formed by Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, and Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme unveiled themselves at the Lollapalooza's after-show and fans were not disappointed! After a hot and sticky then wet and rainy three-day...

Possible Lollapalooza Aftershow with Them Crooked Vultures

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After numerous online speculations about Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, and Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme forming  a supergroup, it turns out that the rumors are ACTUALLY true! The three musicians collectively call themselves Them Crooked Vultures and apparently, they've been working on a studio album for three years. If you're happy with...