Lemmy. That one word is enough to conjure up an image of the epitome of the Jack Daniel's-swilling, chain-smoking rock and roller so out-of-the-movies it's hard to believe he really exists until you find yourself sitting next to him at the Rainbow.
Sadly, no major rock acts have recorded albums in outer space. Yet. Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl wants to change all that. “We have an idea. It’s kind of a really big idea,” he told MTV News, when asked about plans for a new album. “[We’re going to record it] in space. To tape. An analog moonshot.”
At age 69, Paul McCartney is busier than he was when he was 29. His new album, Kisses On The Bottom, came out February 7. He got his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 9. He was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year on February 10. And he closed out Sunday night's Grammy Awards with a performance of The Beatles' "The End" that featured a jam with Bruce Springsteen, Joe Walsh and Dave Grohl.
One of the highlights from last night's 54th Grammy Awards broadcast on CBS was the event's final moment -- a performance of The Beatles' "Golden Slumbers," "Carry That Weight" and "The End" by Paul McCartney and his band.
Over the weekend, Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl launched a website for his upcoming documentary on Sound City Studios, where Nirvana recorded Nevermind. A trailer for the film, which is simply titled Sound City can be seen below.
The Foo Fighters cleaned up at the 54th Grammy Awards last night, snagging five Grammys -- but missing out on Album of the Year. That award went to British soul singer Adele, who won six Grammys, including Record of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Someone Like You.”
While last night's 54th Grammy Awards was the week's biggest music event, the show had something of a dry run Friday night, when Paul McCartney was honored at the 22nd annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala in Los Angeles.
Ahead of what should be a memorable weekend at the Grammys for the Foo Fighters, the band stopped by The Late Show with David Letterman to present the "Top Ten Interesting Facts About the Grammy Awards." Check out the video below.