To celebrate its launch, BBC Music commissioned a cover of The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows" with Brian Wilson, Pharrell, Lorde, Stevie Wonder, Dave Grohl, Elton John, Chris Martin, Brian May, Florence Welch, One Direction and many more. Check it out in the replies.
Dave Grohl of Foo Fightersrecently recalled the first time he heard Lorde's "Royals," saying it was "it was sandwiched between all of that other stripper pop." He went on to say Lorde has "something about her that represented or resembled the Nirvana aesthetic," which is why she was one of the musicians selected alongside St. Vincent, Joan Jett, and Kim Gordon to front Nirvana at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.
Ghost will release a covers EP titled If You Have Ghost on November 19 via Loma Vista Recordings. The effort was produced by Dave Grohl. Stream their cover of Roky Erickson's "If You Have Ghosts" in the replies.
01. If You Have Ghosts (Roky Erickson cover)
02. I'm A Marionette (ABBA cover)
03. Crucified (Army of Lovers cover)
04. Waiting For The Night (Depeche Mode cover)
05. Secular Haze (live at Music Hall Of Williamsburg In Brooklyn, NY)
You can check out my review of Sound Cityhere, the documentary Dave Grohl directed about the famed L.A. recording studio. The film will play select theaters on January 31 and will be available to download February 1.
Bob Mould (ex-Hüsker Dü) has started a Kickstarter to help release See A Little Light: A Celebration of the Music and Legacy of Bob Mould. It's a film/concert shot at The Walt Disney Theater Hall featuring artists such as Dave Grohl, Ryan Adams, No Age and more performing Bob's songs with him on stage. You can watch Bob and Dave's performance of "Ice Cold Ice" in the replies.
A whole album of original material has been composed for Dave Grohl's directorial debut, Sound City. You can check out the track listing below. The movie will be available on February 1st, 2013.
01) Heaven And All - Robert Levon Been, Dave Grohl, Peter Hayes
02) Time Slowing Down - Chris Goss, Tim Commerford, Dave Grohl, Brad Wilk
03) You Can't Fix This - Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee
04) The Man That Never Was - Rick Springfield, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear
05) Your Wife Is Calling - Lee Ving, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Alain Johannes, Pat Smear
06) From Can To Can't - Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Rick Nielsen,...
Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) will be the keynote speaker for SXSW 2013. The keynote will take place on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Austin Convention Center, the hub of SXSW Music events. Check out the full press release in the replies.
Confirming widely circulated rumors, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters announced today that he will direct and produce a feature Documentary film, Sound City about the infamous recording studio in Van Nuys, California. The film was conceived by Grohl after purchasing the legendary Neve 8028 recording console from Sound City Studios last year. The console, built in 1972, is considered by many to be the crown jewel of analog recording equipment, having recorded such artists as Neil Young, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick, Guns and Roses, Fear, Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine, Slipknot, Nine Inch Nails, Metallica, and countless other musical legends over the past 40 years.
Courtney Love makes Jonny Craig look like an upstanding citizen. She went on a tweeting tirade last night basically alleging that Dave Grohl tried to seduce Frances Bean (her and Kurt Cobain's daughter). Oh, sweet mother of fuck.