Foo Fighters

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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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Wonder breaks the silence: pop, rock and classical music for 2021
Cardi B pushes into Beyoncé’s turf and Sleaford Mods tot up the cost of Covid, while UK orchestras head back to the concert hall – our critics look ahead to big music moments

Alexis Petridis and Andrew Clements

28, Dec, 2020 @6:00 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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From Billie Eilish to Hall & Oates: the best US summer festival lineups
Across America, this summer will bring with it a variety of genre-spanning live music events, featuring a range of diverse artists

Katie Bain

21, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Bristolian Rhapsody: how the Struts put the pout back in pop
He’s the leotard-clad double of Freddie Mercury with the showboating to match. Struts frontman Luke Spiller reveals how he owes it all to Justin Hawkins in a catsuit

Paul Moody

05, Mar, 2019 @5:02 PM

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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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Misery of the mega-gig: can a huge show ever be a huge success?
From shoddy transport and barely-existent toilets, to trying to get the best view of the Foo Fighters in a vast bowl designed to watch sport, we run down the perils of the mega-show

Michael Hann

09, Jul, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Full list of winners at the 2018 Brit awards
From Dua Lipa to Harry Styles, here are the winners of the 2018 Brit awards – and the nominees they beat

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Feb, 2018 @12:34 AM

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Kendrick, Timberlake, Stormzy, Dua Lipa and more – every Brits 2018 performance rated
Who savaged Theresa May and who smashed up a Lamborghini? The verdict on this year’s Brit awards performances

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Feb, 2018 @11:19 PM

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All the wins and performances from the Brit awards 2018 – as they happened
It was ‘carnage’ at the O2, according to Jack Whitehall, but Nile Rodgers just called it a ‘vibe’. Dua Lipa and Stormzy were the big winners – the latter’s politically charged on-stage freestyle a fitting closer on another year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

21, Feb, 2018 @10:48 PM

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Brits awards 2018: Stormzy and Dua Lipa beat elders to snatch top prizes
London grime MC honoured on night when artists carry white roses in protest against sexual harassment

Nadia Khomami and Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Feb, 2018 @10:30 PM

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