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The Revenge of Analog: An Interview with David Sax

Phil Simon | Posted 12.23.2016 | Home
Phil Simon

Despite claims to the contrary, technology can only do so much.  Alternatively, if you like, it's wonderful when it isn't in the way, to paraphrase S...

A New Nirvana Track Just Surfaced

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment

In 1992, Dave Grohl wrote a song he called "Marigold," a version of which would later show up as a Nirvana B-side to the 1993 single "Heart-Shaped Box...

Dave Grohl Takes On 'The Muppets' In This Epic Drum-Off

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.01.2015 | Entertainment

It's going to smell like teen spirit on Tuesday night's episode of "The Muppets." Former Nirvana rocker and current Foo Fighter Dave Grohl visits "The...

The Power of Rock for a Good Cause and Good Time

Jose Martinez | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment
Jose Martinez

This week, on consecutive days, I got to see up close and personal the power of in-your-face rock 'n roll. On Sunday afternoon, the Foo Fighters proved it is the best cover band in the world.

Foo Fighters Performs ‘Under Pressure’ With Members Of Queen, Zeppelin

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.07.2015 | Entertainment

To quote Dave Grohl, it wasn’t just a supergroup but a “superdupergroup” that entertained the audience Saturday at the U.K.’s Milton Keynes Bo...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Alice Cooper & Joe Perry Breathe New Life Into Hollywood Vampires

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Along with founding member Cooper, the crew included Lennon, Morrison, and Keith Moon. It consisted of rockers who lived near the Strip and those passing through town while on tour.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Movin' On UP With Pop Evil

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.26.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Mainstream music may be more interested in pop and "that red lip classic thing that you like" these days, but if you look for it - really look for it ...

Watch A Grown Man Cry At A Foo Fighters Concert And Get Invited On Stage

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment

Have you ever been that person who cries at your favorite band's concert? Yeah, us too. But what if the lead singer invited you on stage so he could s...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: No Smoke -- The Inevitable Stardom of 'The Moth and the Flame' and 'Firekid'

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.12.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Infusing southern rock with bluegrass and a hybrid of genres and gadgets (he uses chiptune -- producing music via old-school video consoles), firekid recorded his debut album with producer and songwriter Sam Hollander (The Fray, Train).

Why 1,000 Italians Played The Foo Fighters' 'Learn To Fly' (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Dave Grohl responded to the plea in a new video posted to YouTube on Friday. In Italian, he says the video is "beautiful" and that "We are com...

Dave Grohl's Doctor Joined The Foo Fighters To Cover The White Stripes

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.17.2017 | Entertainment

Orthopedic doctors can be rock 'n' roll stars too, if just for one night. During the Foo Fighters' show at Fenway Park in Boston on Sunday, Dave Grohl...

Dave Grohl Invites Fan To Play Drums, Fan Nails It

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment

How's this for a rock 'n' roll fantasy? You're at a Foo Fighters concert holding up a sign that says it's your birthday and you want to play drums. Fr...

Dave Grohl Plays Foo Fighters Show With Broken Leg From Light-Up Throne

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.05.2015 | Entertainment

Who needs the Iron Throne when you can have a light-up guitar throne? On Saturday night, the Foo Fighters played their 20th anniversary Fourth of J...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: This Is Melissa Etheridge

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.02.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

During this time, my "golden age" of music, I was going to a different show - from Green Day to Stone Temple Pilots to Pearl Jam (of course) - with my best bud Steve and hitting Tower Records to get the next breaking band weekly. It was an amazing time to listen, sing, and mosh.

Foo Fighters Cancel European Tour After Dave Grohl Breaks Leg

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.17.2015 | Entertainment

The Foo Fighters announced on Tuesday they were forced to cancel the rest of their European tour after a stage jump gone wrong left frontman Dave Groh...

Dave Grohl Falls Off Stage, 'Breaks Leg' And Still Finishes Show

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.13.2015 | Entertainment

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is so rock 'n' roll. A stage jump gone wrong at his band's show in Gothenburg, Sweden, on Friday left the 46-year...

Dave Grohl's Childhood Fan Letter Proves He Was Always A Rock Star

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment

When Dave Grohl sings about his heroes being ordinary, you know he's telling the truth, because that's exactly how he treats them. While most fans ...

Paul McCartney And Dave Grohl Performed Beatles' Classic 'I Saw Her Standing There'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment

What would it sound like if the Beatles reached nirvana? Probably a lot like Dave Grohl performing a Beatles song with Paul McCartney. During McCar...

Going Out With a Head Bang: 10 More Foo Fighters Songs for Letterman

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.21.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

At first glance, Dave Grohl and Dave Letterman have little in common other than sharing the same first name. While Letterman grew up in Indiana and was married for the first time in 1969, the same year Grohl was born in Ohio, the two eventually became power players in the same decade.

Hangout Snapshot, Day 3: Firekid Is a Hot Prospect Getting Closer to the Fame

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

He started playing when he was 11 years old, and by the age of 17 as a senior at Florence High School, he was a champion, becoming the second-youngest person to win the National Flat Pick Guitar title.

Foo Fighters Pause Mid-Show To Fulfill Blind Fan's Request

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.05.2015 | Good News

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl made someone very happy at the band's show in Sydney last week, temporarily pausing the performance to fork over a dr...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: To All the Guitar Players I've Loved Before

Shelly Peiken | Posted 05.02.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

There was fantasy -- which brings on songs of longing, desire, passion. Although I am happily married and I am not looking for a tryst of any kind (any more), there's nothing wrong with fantasy. In fact, where creativity is concerned, there's everything right about it. 

Rush Announces 2015 R40 Tour

Phil Simon | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment
Phil Simon

Canadian legends Rush have announced a 2015 tour. From the band's recently redesigned website: Celebrating 40 years, Rush and Live Nation confirmed t...

Bill Corgan Blasts Pearl Jam And Foo Fighters

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment

Billy Corgan is still the ultimate '90s alternative-rock god, according to Billy Corgan. During a new interview on "The Howard Stern Show," the Sm...

Listen To A Nirvana-Era Solo Demo From Dave Grohl

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

In the most recent episode of Foo Fighters' album tie-in HBO series, "Sonic Highways," Dave Grohl and company took us to Seattle. Focusing mostly on G...