We're not doing anything. We had an 'interesting' reunion experience a couple of years ago where we got together out of the blue and patched up old relationships and differences and just wanted to do some reunion shows. It turned out great and it was a lot of fun and we sort of accidentally wrote a song and we were like, 'OK, why don't we try to do a record?' We spent a lot of time writing an album's worth of songs and then went to record it in Los Angeles - all of the writing had been done up in the North West where most of the guys are located - and...
Ben Gibbard was one of many musicians to audition for The Postal Service - watch some of the other musicians who tried out - like Tom DeLonge. And Nate Mendel. And a bunch others that I don't want to give away.
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.
Head to the replies to see Paul McCartney playing live with the remaining members of Nirvana at last night's Sandy benefit. They performed a new song which was written by Dave Grohl and Paul McCartney titled "Cut Me Some Slack" for the Sound City documentary, you can also read a statement about the track from Grohl after the video.
They forgot to include Hayley Williams on this list, however, according to another article from the same site, she's worth around 8 million dollars. Fred Durst is on the list for having 8 million dollars (he's #84).
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.
We've got something cool for you today. Foo Fighters' fantastic/ridiculous/awesome Dave Grohl is making his debut as a director/producer with the documentary Sound City, and we've got a few exclusive clips. Hit the replies to watch his bandmate Pat Smear and Fear frontman Lee Ving recount their first musical memories.
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.
Foo Fighters have made their famous Reading Festival 1995 set available for streaming online. The show took place in the first year of the band's existence and you can listen to it in full here. Could this be a not-so-subtle hint for this year's line up?