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King Foo: Foo Fighters: King's College, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, June 1995

TRUE, THE FACT THAT the hall is christened "Tutu's" is something of a giveaway, as indeed are the alarmingly generous bar tariffs. But if this ...

Foo Fighters: The Chosen Foo

Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, November 1995

THE FOO FIGHTERS Melody Maker interview takes place in the lobby of some swank hotel in Madrid, Spain. Outside, gun-toting cops keep the hookers at ...

Foo Fighters: Have We Got Foos For You

Interview by Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, April 1996

Foo Fighters are back with a new single, 'Big Me', and a fresh determination to not let adulation force them into a Nirvana–type corner. Melody ...

Placebo & Foo Fighters: Hallo Spaceboys

Interview by Everett True, Melody Maker, February 1997

THE SETTING: Placebo's dressing room, backstage at Madison Square Garden. David Bowie is halfway through his 50th Birthday Concert. Two of his special guests are ...

Verse Chorus Verse: The Recording History of Nirvana

Special Feature by Gillian G. Gaar, Goldmine, February 1997

NEARLY THREE years after Kurt Cobain's death in April 1994, interest in his group, Nirvana, remains strong. ...

Foo Fighters: Dave Grohl

Report and Interview by Neil Mason, Melody Maker, October 1999

IT'S A SPARKLY autumnal London morning. In a back road off Oxford Street, a band are huddled in a radio production company recording an interview ...

Foo Fighters: There Is Nothing Left To Lose (Roswell/RCA)

Review by Johnny Cigarettes, New Musical Express, October 1999

NOTHING left to lose? Oh, I wouldn't say that. This reviewer for one wouldn't mind mislaying the notion that the artist formerly known as Grunge ...

Foo Fighters: At the Brixton Academy

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, November 1999

The number of rock drummers who've realised they were destined for headier things at the front of the stage can be counted on two fingers: ...

Foo Fighters: "Touring the UK? It Feels Great Every Time!"

Interview by Stevie Chick, Kerrang!, December 2005

2005 HAS BEEN, in the words of guitarist Nate Mendel, 'really fucking chaotic' for the Foo Fighters. First, there was In Your Honour, recorded in ...

Scream And Scream Again: Dave Grohl

Book Excerpt by Jeff Apter, 'The Dave Grohl Story' (Omnibus Press) , 2006

In 1987, DC hopeful Dave Grohl finally scored what he thought was the best gig in the world: drumming for hardcore legends Scream. But what ...

Monster of Rock: Dave Grohl

Profile and Interview by Dan Gennoe, Mail On Sunday, September 2007

DAVE GROHL IS TIRED. Pulling a back-crunching, jaw-cranking comedy stretch, he twists, grits his immaculate white teeth and let's out a little squeak. Finished, he ...

Foo Fighters: Manchester City Stadium

Live Review by Stephen Dalton, Times, The, June 2008

FOURTEEN YEARS and six albums since the demise of Nirvana, Dave Grohl continues to smooth down the spiky edges of his former band's indie-metal sound. ...

see also Nirvana

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