What's not to like about Dave Grohl? The head Foo -- widely known as "the nicest man in rock" -- recently posted a heartfelt "thank you" to fans via the band's official Facebook page. The message reads as follow:
An eBay seller, Record Mecca, is offering what he assures the universe is one-of-a-kind Kurt Cobain collectible: the smashed neck from Cobain’s blue, hand-painted “Heart Courtney” Telecaster, which he demolished on January 16, 1993, at the Hollywood Rock Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Foo Fighters mainman -- and former Nirvana drummer -- Dave Grohl has pretty much joined Cage The Elephant as their touring drummer. CTE, who are supporting the Foos on their US tour, are minus their drummer, Jared Champion, since his appendix decided to burst on October 10.
Nevermind, Nirvana's second studio album, hit the shelves on September 24, 1991 -- and things haven't quite been the same ever since. The landmark brought alternative rock to the mainstream and sold a hell of a lot of products for Colgate (makers of Teen Spirit deodorant) ... . Now, 20 years later, we ask you to choose your favorite song from Nevermind.
It's a Foo Fighters extravaganza at GuitarWorld.com today, with Dave Grohl's lesson for "The Pretender" and "Rope," a Guitar World magazine cover outtakes gallery and the announcement of a new special publication, Guitar One Presents Foo Fighters.
From "grunge speak" to $300 flannel shirts to Tad Doyle's diarrhea—Seattle's early-Nineties music scene was defined by bizarre behavior and, often, bodily fluids. Here are seven of its weirdest moments.