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Surviving Nirvana members lead tributes to former publicist Susie Tennant, who has died - www.nme.com - county Hall - Seattle
nme.com
22.01.2024

Surviving Nirvana members lead tributes to former publicist Susie Tennant, who has died

Nirvana and others from the Seattle music scene have paid tribute to their former publicist, Susie Tennant, who has passed away on Friday (January 19) at the age of 61.Tennant’s death was announced by the “Susie Tennant Fan Club” Facebook page, which was created by Seattle’s music community. According to her husband Christopher Swenson, she passed away surrounded by family members.

Listen to Shellac’s final album ‘To All Trains’ – released one week after Steve Albini’s death - www.nme.com - Chicago - North Carolina - Charlotte, state North Carolina
nme.com
17.05.2024

Listen to Shellac’s final album ‘To All Trains’ – released one week after Steve Albini’s death

Shellac have just released their final album ‘To All Trains’, nine days after the band’s lead guitarist Steve Albini passed away.The legendary record producer, or audio engineer as he preferred to be described, was the mastermind behind iconic albums such as Nirvana‘s ‘In Utero‘, Pixies’ ‘Surfer Rosa’ and Manic Street Preachers‘ ‘Journal For Plague Lovers’. He died on May 8 of a heart attack while at Electronic Audio, his recording studio in Chicago.He also had a highly influential and accomplished recording career, notably as part of the bands Big Black (1981-1987) and Shellac, a noise rock and hardcore band that had been together since 1992.Their new album is their first in 10 years, and was first announced in March.

Foo Fighters and Wolfgang Van Halen prank fans with ‘Eruption’ solo - www.nme.com - USA
nme.com
13.05.2024

Foo Fighters and Wolfgang Van Halen prank fans with ‘Eruption’ solo

Foo Fighters pulled a prank on their fans at Welcome To Rockville with the help of Wolfgang Van Halen – watch footage of the trick below.To close out their trek across the United States, Foo Fighters headlined the Welcome To Rockville festival in Daytona. Midway through their set, the band performed a guitar solo, followed by shortened covers of Beastie Boys‘ ‘Sabotage’, Ramones‘ ‘Blitzkrieg Pop’, and Nine Inch Nails‘ ‘March of the Pigs’.Following the segment, frontman Dave Grohl took to the microphone to complain that he’s never given the time or opportunity for his own guitar solo: “You know who never gets a fuckin’ solo? Me, god damn it, I never get a fucking solo! So, since this is the last night of the trip, I’m gonna do a fucking solo.

Foo Fighters dedicate performance of ‘My Hero’ to Steve Albini - www.nme.com - Chicago - North Carolina - Charlotte, state North Carolina
nme.com
10.05.2024

Foo Fighters dedicate performance of ‘My Hero’ to Steve Albini

Foo Fighters have dedicated a performance of ‘My Hero’ to the late legendary record producer Steve Albini.While performing at the PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of their ‘Everything or Nothing At All’ tour, the band took the time to dedicate their hit track to the great Albini.The legendary record producer – who was the mastermind behind iconic albums such as Nirvana‘s ‘In Utero‘ and Manic Street Preachers‘ ‘Journal For Plague Lovers’– died on May 8 of a heart attack while at Electronic Audio, his recording studio in Chicago. His death was confirmed by the studio’s staff members.“Tonight I’d like to dedicate this song to a friend that we lost the other day, who I’ve known a long, long time,” Foos frontman Dave Grohl told the crowd. “He left us much too soon.

Dave Grohl: “Steve Albini was smarter and funnier and better at everything than everyone else in the world” - www.nme.com - Chicago
nme.com
09.05.2024

Dave Grohl: “Steve Albini was smarter and funnier and better at everything than everyone else in the world”

Dave Grohl hailing Steve Albini has resurfaced following the late producer’s death yesterday (May 8).Albini who worked on Nirvana’s final album ‘In Utero’ died following a heart attack while at Electronic Audio – his recording studio in Chicago.Speaking in an interview with BBC 6 Music’s Matt Everitt in 2015, Grohl said that despite being well aware of his reputation, the first time he ever met the legendary producer was during the recording sessions for their 1993 record.“He was the smartest, most cynical producer/music critic/band leader/pundit, everyone was scared of him. Then you see pictures of him and he just looks like this skinny little guy.

Nirvana share letter from Steve Albini outlining his approach to ‘In Utero’ - www.nme.com
nme.com
09.05.2024

Nirvana share letter from Steve Albini outlining his approach to ‘In Utero’

Nirvana‘s social media accounts have shared the four-page letter Steve Albini sent to them, proposing that he produce their landmark album ‘In Utero’.Today (May 9), Nirvana’s X (formerly Twitter) account published the four-page proposal, in which Albini wrote of his approach and methodology to music and how he planned to handle the recording of ‘In Utero’.The post comes after it was revealed yesterday (May 8) that Albini had died at the age of 61 due to a heart attack. The legendary producer and musician’s death was confirmed by his recording studio, Electronic Audio.In Albini’s four-paged proposal, he famously declared that “if a record takes more than a week to make, somebody’s fucking up”.“I think the very best thing you could do at this point is exactly what you are talking about doing: bang a record out in a couple of days, with high quality but minimal ‘production’ and no interference from the front office bulletheads,” he wrote.

Foo Fighters release extra tickets for Glasgow Hampden show and here's how to get them - www.dailyrecord.co.uk - Australia - Britain - Scotland - Los Angeles - Manchester - Birmingham
dailyrecord.co.uk
08.05.2024

Foo Fighters release extra tickets for Glasgow Hampden show and here's how to get them

Rock legends Foo Fighters are heading to Glasgow this summer and there's just been some good news for any fans who haven't been able to grab tickets yet. The Everlong hitmakers, fronted by Dave Grohl, have released a final set of tickets for the 2024 sold out stadium tour.

South By Southwest is heading to London in 2025 - www.nme.com - Britain - county Pacific
nme.com
08.05.2024

South By Southwest is heading to London in 2025

previously expanded into the Asia Pacific region last year, with SXSW Sydney in 2023.As well as continuing to welcome the world’s leading speakers, which have previously included Barack Obama, Dave Grohl, Steven Spielberg, Tilda Swinton and more, the UK edition promises to “bring its own distinctive personality, driven by London’s internationally renowned cultural life and creativity, its status as a global meeting place, and its proximity to other major creative and tech centres in Europe”.In addition to the keynotes and innovations in tech, the event will showcase a range of musical performances from both big names and emerging talent.

Foo Fighters release extra tickets for all dates on summer 2024 UK tour - www.nme.com - Britain - USA - Texas - Manchester - Birmingham - county Dallas
nme.com
08.05.2024

Foo Fighters release extra tickets for all dates on summer 2024 UK tour

Foo Fighters have announced another batch of tickets for their summer 2024 UK tour – you can find all the details below.Dave Grohl and co. are due to bring their ‘Everything Or Nothing At All’ tour to these shores next month, having recently kicked off the North American leg in Dallas, Texas.They’ll play two huge concerts at the London Stadium as well as dates in Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and Birmingham.

Here’s what Foo Fighters played as they kicked off 2024 world tour - www.nme.com - Texas - county Dallas
nme.com
02.05.2024

Here’s what Foo Fighters played as they kicked off 2024 world tour

Foo Fighters kicked off their 2024 world tour in Dallas, Texas last night (May 1) – watch fan-shot footage and see the full setlist below.The band played a 23-track set at the Dos Equis Pavilion amphitheatre on the first stop of their ‘Everything Or Nothing At All’ tour. To begin the show, Dave Grohl and co.

St. Vincent on working with Dave Grohl: “It just lights you up to hear him play” - www.nme.com
nme.com
01.05.2024

St. Vincent on working with Dave Grohl: “It just lights you up to hear him play”

St. Vincent has opened up on working with Dave Grohl, saying “it just lights you up to hear him play.”In a new series of NME’s In Conversation, St. Vincent opened up about working with the Foo Fighters frontman on her new album ‘All Born Screaming‘.

Garbage’s Shirley Manson calls Dave Grohl “the most incredible expanse of joy” - www.nme.com - Los Angeles
nme.com
23.04.2024

Garbage’s Shirley Manson calls Dave Grohl “the most incredible expanse of joy”

Garbage’s Shirley Manson has called Dave Grohl “the most incredible expanse of joy”.In a new conversation with NME, the frontwoman opened up about her experiences working with Grohl, who contributed drums to the track ‘Bad Boyfriend’ from their fourth studio album ‘Bleed Like Me’ when it was initially recorded in 2004. The album’s 20th anniversary reissue was released earlier this month.Speaking to NME, Manson said: “Dave Grohl is the most incredible expanse of joy that you can hope to meet as a human being.

New Foo Fighters drummer Josh Freese on how Dave Grohl asked him to the join band - www.nme.com - London - Colombia
nme.com
18.04.2024

New Foo Fighters drummer Josh Freese on how Dave Grohl asked him to the join band

Foo Fighters drummer Josh Freese has recalled the moment Dave Grohl asked him to join the band.Freese was confirmed as the Foos’ new touring drummer last May before he headed out on the road with Grohl and co. in support of their latest album, ‘But Here We Are’. He’d previously performed on stage with the group at the Taylor Hawkins tribute concerts in London and LA.Hawkins died on March 25, 2022 when Foo Fighters were in Bogotá, Colombia.

Paul McCartney and The Eagles play The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ at Jimmy Buffett tribute show - www.nme.com - Los Angeles
nme.com
13.04.2024

Paul McCartney and The Eagles play The Beatles’ ‘Let It Be’ at Jimmy Buffett tribute show

Paul McCartney was joined by The Eagles on a version of ‘Let It Be’ at a tribute concert for the late Jimmy Buffett at the Hollywood Bowl this week. The singer-songwriter, known for his tropical rock sound, died at the age of 76 last September after a four-year battle with skin cancer. The concert, titled ‘Keep the Party Going: A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett’ took place at the Los Angeles venue on Thursday (April 11), including appearances from Sheryl Crow, Brandi Carlile, Zac Brown, Jon Bon Jovi and Buffett’s band The Coral Reefer Band.

Jimmy Buffett Tribute at Hollywood Bowl Brings Together Paul McCartney, Eagles, Snoop Dogg, Harrison Ford, Brandi Carlile, Jane Fonda and Scores of Stars - variety.com - county Harrison - county Ford - county Will
variety.com
12.04.2024

Jimmy Buffett Tribute at Hollywood Bowl Brings Together Paul McCartney, Eagles, Snoop Dogg, Harrison Ford, Brandi Carlile, Jane Fonda and Scores of Stars

Chris Willman Senior Music Writer and Chief Music Critic Paul McCartney was the obvious headliner of the bill Thursday at the Hollywood Bowl. But it was Buffett-mania that was in full sway, as a cast of dozens of singers and celebrity presenters — from Jane Fonda to Snoop Dogg — saluted or parroted a fallen musical hero for the three-and-a-half-hour “Keep The Party Going: A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett.” Most of the night’s entertainers covered Buffett classics or obscurities, although McCartney, the Eagles and Snoop Dogg broke with that to regale the full Bowl house with their own material, while Zac Brown and (sending in a video contribution) Dave Matthews debuted brand new songs saluting Buffett.

Garbage’s Shirley Manson: “We’re losing bands from working class beginnings and risk-takers” - www.nme.com - county Love
nme.com
08.04.2024

Garbage’s Shirley Manson: “We’re losing bands from working class beginnings and risk-takers”

Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson has spoken to NME about the reissue of their 2005 album ‘Bleed Like Me’, the worsening conditions of the music industry, and the band’s plans for new material.This week sees the alt-rock veterans drop their fourth album on vinyl for the first time, along with a raft of b-sides, remixes and rarities hitting streaming for the first time. While containing the singles and fan favourites ‘Sex Is Not The Enemy’, ‘Why Do You Love Me’ and ‘Run Baby Run’, the album arrived to mixed reviews and didn’t perform as well as its hugely commercially successful predecessors.“To be a frank, I never had a particularly good relationship with that record until relatively recently,” Manson told NME.

Frances Bean speaks out on loss of Kurt Cobain on 30th anniversary of death: “I wish I could have known my dad” - www.nme.com - France
nme.com
05.04.2024

Frances Bean speaks out on loss of Kurt Cobain on 30th anniversary of death: “I wish I could have known my dad”

Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of the late grunge icon Kurt Cobain, has shared a moving post on the 30th anniversary of the musician’s death.She took to her Instagram page earlier today (April 5) to share a series of images of her father, and write a lengthy caption about how his death has impacted her throughout her life.The musician rose to prominence at the end of the ‘80s as the frontman and guitarist of Nirvana – alongside Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic – and went on to become one of the most iconic figures in rock, particularly in the ‘90s grunge scene. He died by suicide on April 5, 1994, when his daughter, whom he had with Courtney Love, was only one year old.Now, exactly three decades since his tragic death, Frances Bean – now aged 31 – has shared an emotive tribute to her late parent, and discussed how she wishes she “could have known” him.“30 years ago my dad’s life ended,” she wrote, sharing an image of the musician’s hands, taken by R.E.M frontman (and her godfather) Michael Stipe, followed by a couple of photos of them together.

“Fuck yeah!” – watch St. Vincent’s reaction to Dave Grohl recording drums for ‘Flea’ - www.nme.com
nme.com
29.03.2024

“Fuck yeah!” – watch St. Vincent’s reaction to Dave Grohl recording drums for ‘Flea’

St. Vincent has shared footage of her reaction to Dave Grohl recording drums for her new song ‘Flea’.The musician shared the track yesterday (March 28), the second lifted from her forthcoming new album ‘All Born Screaming‘ featuring the Foo Fighters frontman. He also appears on ‘Broken Man’.Now, she has shared footage of Grohl performing the drums on the song while she air drums in another room.After he’s finished recording, she runs into the room excitedly shouting, “Fucking fuck yeah!, Fuck yeah!” to which Grohl claps his hands laughs.

Listen to St. Vincent’s thundering new song ‘Flea’, featuring Dave Grohl - www.nme.com - USA - California - Pennsylvania - Greece - county Ventura - Columbia - Boston - Michigan - state Idaho - Philadelphia, state Pennsylvania - San Francisco, state California - Boise, state Idaho
nme.com
28.03.2024

Listen to St. Vincent’s thundering new song ‘Flea’, featuring Dave Grohl

St. Vincent has dropped her thundering new song ‘Flea’ featuring Dave Grohl – listen to it below.The musician recently shared news of her incoming album, ‘All Born Screaming‘, which is scheduled to be released on April 26.So far, St.

New Kurt Cobain documentary to air on BBC next month - www.nme.com - Seattle - Rome
nme.com
27.03.2024

New Kurt Cobain documentary to air on BBC next month

The BBC are set to release a brand new hour-long documentary to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain.The Nirvana frontman who took his own life on April 5, 1994, will be celebrated in a range of content aired across television and radio by the BBC – including a Saturday night of programmes dedicated to the singer, a documentary titled Moments That Shook Music: Kurt Cobain will air on BBC Two and iPlayer.According to a press release, the documentary will be “told exclusively through powerful and rare archive footage,” providing a “visceral account of the days that surrounded that tragic moment” when Cobain took his own life.During the final years of his life, Cobain had struggled with drug addiction and depression. Following an overdose in Rome in March 1994 and a subsequent intervention, Cobain died by suicide at his Seattle home on April 8.

Watch Josh Homme’s son’s band cover Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath classics at benefit show - www.nme.com - county Hall - Chad - Los Angeles, county Hall
nme.com
22.03.2024

Watch Josh Homme’s son’s band cover Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath classics at benefit show

Josh Homme‘s son covered Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath as part of the Queens Of The Stone Age frontman’s recent benefit gig.Earlier this month, Homme announced a one-night only benefit gig in support of his charity, The Sweet Stuff Foundation at the Belasco Hall in Los Angeles.As previously reported, Matt Helders, Beck and St. Vincent all performed at the show earlier this week alongside The Kills, Jesse Hughes, Bill Burr, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, Justin Willman, Sarah Silverman and more.During the same show, Homme’s son Ryder’s band Vivant also covered Led Zeppelin’s ‘Immigrant Song’ and Black Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’ – you can watch a performance of the former below.It comes after Homme’s son also played tambourine alongside his dad at a previous benefit show during a rendition of QOTSA’s ‘Into The Hollow’.Elsewhere at the recent show, Dave Grohl also unveiled a new song he wrote about Homme, which he wrote upon being invited to perform at the concert.

Dave Grohl Debuts a Bro Love Song He Wrote for Josh Homme at L.A. Benefit, With Beck, St. Vincent and Bill Burr Among Guest Stars - variety.com - Los Angeles
variety.com
21.03.2024

Dave Grohl Debuts a Bro Love Song He Wrote for Josh Homme at L.A. Benefit, With Beck, St. Vincent and Bill Burr Among Guest Stars

Chris Willman Senior Music Writer and Chief Music Critic There was a lot of intramural celebrity love to go around — both the self-consciously smarmy kind and the real, earnest thing — as Josh Homme produced an all-star benefit concert for his Sweet Stuff Foundation Wednesday at the Belasco in Los Angeles, with a cast of musical and comedic guests ranging from St. Vincent and Beck to Bill Burr and Sarah Silverman.

Watch Matt Helders, Beck and St. Vincent play at the ‘Josh Homme & Friends’ benefit gig - www.nme.com - county Hall - Chad - Los Angeles, county Hall
nme.com
21.03.2024

Watch Matt Helders, Beck and St. Vincent play at the ‘Josh Homme & Friends’ benefit gig

Matt Helders, Beck and St. Vincent have all appeared at the recent ‘Josh Homme & Friends’ beefit gig – watch fan-filmed footage of their performances below.Earlier this month, the Queens Of The Stone Age frontman announced a one-night only benefit gig in support of his charity, The Sweet Stuff Foundation. The gig took place on March 20 at the Belasco Hall in Los Angeles.Now, footage of the concert has appeared on social media, where an impressive lineup of artists took to the stage.

Watch Dave Grohl perform a touching new song he wrote about Josh Homme - www.nme.com - California
nme.com
21.03.2024

Watch Dave Grohl perform a touching new song he wrote about Josh Homme

Dave Grohl performed a new song he wrote about Josh Homme during a solo appearance at a benefit show last night (March 20) – watch the footage below.The Foo Fighters frontman played live as part of the ‘Josh Homme & Friends’ event, which took place at The Belasco in Los Angeles, California. Held in support of the Sweet Stuff Foundation, the evening also featured performances from the likes of Beck, St.

WME Promotes Eve Attermann To Partner In Books Department - deadline.com - New York - Michigan
deadline.com
20.03.2024

WME Promotes Eve Attermann To Partner In Books Department

EXCLUSIVE: WME has upped Eve Attermann to partner in the books department.

Watch Nandi Bushell perform a rock medley at the O2 in front of 20,000 people - www.nme.com - Britain - city Sandman
nme.com
19.03.2024

Watch Nandi Bushell perform a rock medley at the O2 in front of 20,000 people

Nandi Bushell has performed a rock medley at the O2 Arena in front of 20,000 people – watch footage from the performance below.Recently, Bushell performed at the O2 Arena as part of the Young Voices youth choir tour, which played to a total of 600,000 attendees across the UK. Backed by the choir and a house band, Bushell performed a medley that consisted of classics from The Who, Metallica, Foo Fighters, Nirvana and many others.This past weekend, Bushell uploaded a clip of her performance onto YouTube, titled ‘The Greatest Rock Medley Ever!’.The medley kicked off with The Who’s ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’, before transitioning to The Killers‘ ‘Somebody Told Me’.

Paul McCartney asked Vladimir Putin to release Greenpeace prisoners by quoting him Beatles lyrics - www.nme.com - Britain - Russia - city Moscow
nme.com
17.03.2024

Paul McCartney asked Vladimir Putin to release Greenpeace prisoners by quoting him Beatles lyrics

Paul McCartney once attempted to convince Vladimir Putin to release a group of Greenpeace campaigners by quoting him some Beatles lyrics. As revealed in an upcoming BBC documentary series, On Thin Ice: Putin V Greenpeace, McCartney was moved by the plight of a group of climate activists after they were seized in Russia during a protest and thrown in jail in 2013.

Josh Homme on Them Crooked Vultures reunion: “I would love to get the band back together” - www.nme.com - London
nme.com
16.03.2024

Josh Homme on Them Crooked Vultures reunion: “I would love to get the band back together”

Josh Homme has said he “would love” to reunite his supergroup Them Crooked Vultures.The band (also consisting of Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl and Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones) released their self-titled debut album in 2009, and have not release any new music since then.However, in a new Reddit AMA series, the Queens of the Stone Age frontman has said he “would love to get the band back together”. In a video response to a question asking about the supergroup’s comeback, Homme stipulated: “It’s sort of not my job to put Vultures back together, that’s Dave [Grohl]’s job.

Watch Dave Grohl’s fiery cover of Wings’ ‘Live And Let Die’ at Love Rocks NYC benefit show - www.nme.com - New York
nme.com
09.03.2024

Watch Dave Grohl’s fiery cover of Wings’ ‘Live And Let Die’ at Love Rocks NYC benefit show

Dave Grohl covered Paul McCartney’s ‘Live And Let Die’ during a benefit concert in New York this week – watch the fiery cover below. The performance took place during Grohl’s appearance at the Love Rocks NYC concert at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre on Thursday (March 7), an annual event in aid of the charity God’s Love We Deliver. Also appearing at the benefit were artists including Tom Morello, The Black Keys, Nile Rodgers and Hozier.

Dave Grohl, Black Keys, Nile Rodgers, Hozier and More Help Raise $3.8 Million for Charity at Love Rocks NYC Annual Concert - variety.com - New York
variety.com
08.03.2024

Dave Grohl, Black Keys, Nile Rodgers, Hozier and More Help Raise $3.8 Million for Charity at Love Rocks NYC Annual Concert

Jem Aswad Executive Editor, Music The Love Rocks NYC Benefit Concert has become an annual New York tradition and Thursday night’s show at the Beacon Theatre was one of the best on record, raising $3.8 million for the God’s Love We Deliver charity with performances and/or appearances from Dave Grohl, the Black Keys, Hozier, Nile Rodgers, Tom Morello, Don Felder, Bettye LaVette, Joss Stone, Allison Russell, Emily King, Marcus King, Lucius, Larkin Poe, Trombone Shorty, Luke Spiller, Quinn Sullivan, and Bernie William. This year’s concert raised $3.8 million, which will allow God’s Love We Deliver to serve 380,000 meals for New Yorkers living with severe illnesses.

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