Dave Grohl

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Dave Grohl's teenage obsessions: 'I learned drums by arranging pillows on my floor'
Ahead of the 10th Foo Fighters album, their frontman recalls the music and scenes that made him – from punk gigs in Chicago to sleeping on floors in Italian squats

As told to Dave Simpson

14, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Yungblud: 'Me and Lewis Capaldi used to get into all sorts of trouble'
Hailed by Dave Grohl as the future of rock’n’roll, Doncaster’s Dominic Harrison reflects on being a punk, ditching Disney and being led by Amy Winehouse

Michael Cragg

21, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Nirvana reunion: Dave Grohl's 13-year-old daughter steals the show
Violet Grohl performed Heart-Shaped Box with the surviving members of Nirvana and guest performers St Vincent and Beck at an LA charity gala

Eve Barlow

06, Jan, 2020 @10:55 AM

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Dave Grohl: 'I never imagined myself to be Freddie Mercury'
As Foo Fighters prepare to headline Reading and Leeds, Dave Grohl talks us through his landmark songs, from the ‘blood and guts’ of Nirvana to an anthem for a doomed election

Eve Barlow

16, Aug, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Kirk Weddle's best photograph: Nirvana's Nevermind swimming baby
‘Spencer is 27 now. I’d love to shoot him again – he’s got some really good tats these days’

Interview by Tim Jonze

06, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Foo Fighters, the 1975, Twenty One Pilots and Post Malone to headline Reading and Leeds 2019
The dual-site festival will feature three first-time headliners when it returns for its 58th edition next August

Laura Snapes

21, Nov, 2018 @10:47 AM

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Foo Fighters: Concrete and Gold review – Beatles versus Slayer in fight against mid-career blandness
With guest slots for Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake, the help of Adele co-writer Greg Kurstin and lyrics about Nazi-fixated punks, Dave Grohl finds just enough inspiration to keep the ball rolling

Alexis Petridis

14, Sep, 2017 @2:00 PM

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Foo Fighters at Glastonbury 2017 review – rockers cruise to middle of the road
Dave Grohl’s neo-grunge rockers play their early hits with ferocity, but you can’t escape the blandness of the ballads that follow

Kate Hutchinson

25, Jun, 2017 @12:34 AM

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Glastonbury 2017: Saturday evening with Katy Perry, Solange and Foo Fighters – as it happened
Katy Perry sparkles and crowdsurfs, Solange gives us a birthday surprise, Stormzy signs in, and Foo Fighters bring on the fireworks

Alex Needham

24, Jun, 2017 @11:53 PM

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Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl: ‘I got 6,000 muffins from Lionel Richie after missing Glastonbury’
When a broken leg scuppered the Nirvana legend’s plans to headline the Pyramid stage in 2015, his only consolation was a present from a pop hero. But now, the Foos are ready to finally hit Worthy Farm

Peter Robinson

22, Jun, 2017 @12:29 PM

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How to raise a rock star, by Dave Grohl's mum
From Nirvana to Foo Fighters, Virginia Grohl knows what it’s like to be the mum of a rock star. Now she’s written a book comparing notes with other rock mothers including Pharrell Williams’ and Michael Stipe’s

Paul Laity

22, Apr, 2017 @5:30 AM

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The 10 best things to do this week: Machynlleth festival, Arca and Mindhorn
Britain’s best standups hit the Welsh town, the Venezuelan producer plays London and Julian Barratt stars as a washed-up former TV cop

The Guide

21, Apr, 2017 @8:00 AM

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