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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.

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.

Grammy Nominees Announced; Kanye, Foo Fighters, and Adele Lead In Noms

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It’s that time of year again, when the meaningless award system known as “The Grammys” begins to dole out awards to people  like Katy Perry and the Foo Fighters.   The awards show won’t air until February 12, 2012, but the nominations were announced last night, during a concert which featured two performances by Lady Gaga (go ahead and sigh loudly right here).

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...

Foo Fighters Review and Photos: Sasquatch 2011

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The Sasquatch Festival is already upon us and Beatcrave is here in Washington celebrating the 10th year birthday of our favorite hairy creature. The party is so big they had to add an extra half day to get the party started a little early. While the day might have been light on the acts, it was not light on the rock. Sure with Bob Mold and Death From Above 1979 you already have some pretty...

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...

Albums of the Week: The Bad, The Good – The Pretty Reckless Vs. Foo...

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We've got the highlights of releases this week, and its all about the worst and best of rock music that's just dropped (also we've thrown Jessie J. into the mix, its good to have a little diversity in the list). Check out what music reviews are saying about Little J from Gossip Girl, Thursday's much anticipated album, and of course, Foo Fighter's newest release:

Lollapalooza Celebrates Twenty Years With a Virtual Time Capsule

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Lollapalooza, the music and arts festival conceived by Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year. The festival itself is still months away--it runs from August 6-8 in Chicago's Grant Park--but Babble is reporting that a virtual time capsule has been created on the official website to commemorate two decades of musical...

Foo Fighters to Play Shows in Their Fans' Garages

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The Foo Fighters are one of the world's biggest rock acts, but for hardcore music fans, it is always a little disappointing when a band gets too big to play the more intimate venues that offer audiences the experience of seeing their favorite band up close and person. And then the band decides to rectify this problem by playing shows in the garages of their fans. Which is...

Foo Fighters To Release Covers Album For Record Store Day

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The Foo Fighters have something pretty darn cool in the works: releasing a covers album to celebrate Record Store Day 2011 next month. The album, known as Medium Rare, will be released on vinyl in participating stores on April 16. Medium Rare will arrive hot on the heels of the Foo Fighters' new album, Wasting Light, set to hit stores April...

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...

Roundup: Foo Fighters, The Strokes, Katy Perry, Paris Hilton...

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It's been a great year for music, but this roundup is about looking forward to the future. With potentially successful collaborations on the way, a major 21st century act returning to the stage, and a rich heiress trying desperately to remain relevant, audiophiles will have a lot to talk about in the coming months. Let's take a peek and see what's in store for us...

Foo Fighters Play Out the Final Night at Spaceland

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It's a sad time for emo kids everywhere. Tuesday night marked the final night of Spaceland Productions’ after an impressive 16-year run at the Silver Lake night club. The club went out on a high note with the Foo Fighters playing a full show for the 260-capacity venue. The rock veterans played their new record from start to finish as well as additional a number of their hits...

Lollapalooza to Feature Muse, Foo Fighters and Eminem?

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It's a few months off, but a valid source--The Chicago Tribune--seems to believe we've already identified a few artists who will be headlining the Lollapalooza music and arts festival this year. According to the article, none other than the Foo Fighters, Muse and Eminem will be taking the stage between August 5 and 7.

Foo Fighters Treat Fans to Sample of New Album

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With a new album on the way, the Foo Fighters have been giving their salivating fans a few reasons to get excited. First, they played a small show in Santa Barbara, California, performing the upcoming release in its entirety. Now, they've been releasing a few seconds worth of new songs on their official website. Dave Grohl, you're such a tease.