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Muse Look Up To Iron Maiden

Muse have "always looked up to" Iron Maiden.The 'Won't Stand Down' hitmakers - comprising Matt Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme, and Dominic Howard - "connected" over 90s American bands such as Nirvana, but always admired the "punk...

Dave Grohl's Monkey Wrench Guitar Set To Go Under The Hammer

Dave Grohl's guitar he used in Foo Fighters' 'Monkey Wrench' music video is expected to fetch £30,000 at auction.The former Nirvana drummer's Gretsch White Falcon will go under the hammer at Gardiner Houlgate in Wiltshire,...

2021 Eurovision Winners Maneskin Release New Single Supermodel

Maneskin have released a new single.Ahead of Saturday's (14.05.22) grand final of the 2022 edition of the 'Eurovision Song Contest' in Turin, Italy, the 2021 winners have shared their latest song, 'Supermodel', which sounds just...

Nirvana, Soundgarden And Pearl Jam Members Drop Album As New Supergroup

Members of Nirvana, Soundgarden and Pearl Jam have formed a supergroup called 3rd Secret.Former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and Pearl Jam and Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron lead the lineup, with vocals...

Kurt Cobain's 'Favourite' Guitar From Smells Like Teen Spirit Video Up For Sale

Kurt Cobain's guitar from the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' music video is expected to fetch between $600,000 to $800,000 at auction.The late Nirvana frontman's left-handed 1969 Fender Mustang in Lake Placid Blue is set to...

Dave Grohl Has No Desire To Go Solo

Dave Grohl would hate to go solo.The Foo Fighters frontman has insisted the 'Everlong' band's new horror-comedy film, 'Studio 666', is full of "really hilarious rock and roll cliches", and Dave doesn't want to leave...

Liam Gallagher's Upcoming Single Moscow Rules Features Ezra Koenig

Liam Gallagher has revealed Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig features on his upcoming tune, 'Moscow Rules'.The former Oasis frontman has let slip that the US indie star - who played Rock en Seine festival on the...

Dave Grohl And Zakk Wylde Laughed Off 2001 Spat

Zakk Wylde has no beef with Dave Grohl.Ozzy Osbourne's long-serving guitarist and co-writer infamously slammed the Foo Fighters frontman in 2001, for writing a song that he had to play guitar on for the Prince...

Nirvana Nevermind Lawsuit Amended With Claim Baby Was Styled As Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner

An amendment to the sexual exploitation lawsuit brought against Nirvana over the 'Nevermind' album cover alleges that the baby was styled and photographed as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.Spencer Elden was four months old when he...

Dave Grohl: I've Always Felt Like A Bit Of An Alien

Dave Grohl learned to "embrace" being "different" after being diagnosed with a "crooked spine" as a kid.The Foo Fighters rocker, 52, has opened up about his curved spine diagnosis when he was seven, and how...

Sir Paul Mccartney Performs With Foo Fighters After Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Sir Paul McCartney performed with Foo Fighters at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday (30.12.21) night.The Beatles legend hailed the group as one of the "greatest rock & roll bands...

Dave Grohl Isn't Dwelling On Nevermind Album Cover Lawsuit

Dave Grohl hasn't “spent too much time thinking about” Nirvana's lawsuit with the baby on the cover of 'Nevermind'.Spencer Elden was four months old when he was photographed in a swimming pool reaching out for...

Fender Re-issues Kurt Cobain's Jag-stang Guitar

Fender is re-issuing the Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang guitar in honour of the 30th anniversary of 'Nevermind'.Nirvana's landmark album reached the milestone on September 24, and in celebration, the guitar makers have launched the custom model,...

Nirvana's Music Makes Its Way Into Dave Grohl's Kids' Lives

Nirvana's music has made its way into Dave Grohl's kids' lives.The 'Lithium' group's former drummer used to switch off the Grunge pioneers' songs as soon as they came on the radio - because it was...

Dave Grohl Hints At Changes To Nevermind Cover

Dave Grohl has hinted the cover of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' may change.The iconic artwork features the then-four-month-old Spencer Elden naked in a swimming pool reaching out for a dollar bill but the subject recently took legal...

Dave Grohl Wants To Play Drums For Abba

Dave Grohl has offered to play drums for ABBA after he "wept like a baby" listening to their comeback single.The Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana sticksman is a massive fan of the 'Dancing Queen'...

Dave Grohl Details Estrangement From Late Father Over Rock Star Pursuit

Dave Grohl became estranged from his father when he chose to become a musician.The 52-year-old star has recalled how his late newswriter dad, James Grohl, "wouldn't allow" him to become a rock star because he...

Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary Of 'Nevermind' By Nirvana

Thirty years ago the landscape of popular music was changed forever when Nirvana released their seminal, era defining second album, Nevermind. Nirvana had already built up quite a substantial following in the U.S, and the...

'I Must Have Worn It Out For Six Months': Corey Taylor Honours Nirvana's Nevermind

Corey Taylor says Nirvana's landmark 'Nevermind' album "changed" people's approach to songwriting.The Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman has hailed the Kurt Cobain-fronted Grunge pioneers' iconic 1991 LP ahead of its 30th anniversary on Friday (24.09.21)...

Dave Grohl Had 'Challenge' To Keep Memoir Short

Dave Grohl's "biggest challenge" in writing his memoir was keeping it short.The Foo Fighters frontman - who will release 'The Storyteller' next month - was keen to show fans what his life is like as...

Bbc Announces Programming To Celebrate 30th Anniversary Of Nirvana's Nevermind

Nirvana's landmark album 'Nevermind' is being celebrated by the BBC this month.The Kurt Cobain-fronted Grunge pioneers' seminal 1991 LP - which was the first to feature drummer Dave Grohl - turns 30 on September 24,...

Spotlight On Nirvana: We Need To Talk About Spencer Elden

The album artwork for Nirvana’s 1991 album Nevermind is without doubt one of the most iconic in music history. It’s equal parts adorable and bizarre, and while perhaps a little too near the knuckle for...

Dave Grohl Reveals Nirvana's Humble Goals For Nevermind Success

Dave Grohl has admitted Nirvana's goals for 'Nevermind' were to emulate Sonic Youth and then buy their own apartments.The 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' rocker has opened up on the group's iconic 1991 record, and he...

Kurt Cobain Caricature Sells For Almost $300k At Auction

Kurt Cobain's caricature of himself has sold for a whopping $281,000 (£199,000) at auction. The late Nirvana legend's self-portrait of the 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' rocker playing his beloved guitar, includes the words: “I don’t...

Dave Grohl Got High With Joan Jett And Miley Cyrus

Dave Grohl has recalled smoking a joint with Joan Jett and Miley Cyrus after the 2015 Rock and Rock Hall of Fame induction ceremony.Joan was inducted that year and the Foo Fighters frontman - whose...

Strands Of Kurt Cobain's Hair Fetch $14,145 At Auction

Strands of Kurt Cobain's hair have sold for $14,145 (£10,005) at auction.The late Nirvana legend's blonde tresses went under the hammer as part of the Amazing Music Auction by Iconic Auctions.The hair had been kept...

Six Strands Of Kurt Cobain's Hair Go Under The Hammer

Six strands of Kurt Cobain's hair are being sold at auction.The late Nirvana legend's blonde tresses are up for sale online at the Amazing Music Auction on Iconic Auctions' site.The hair is said to have...

Bob Dylan Is A Foo Fighters Fan, Says Dave Grohl

Bob Dylan wanted to record a cover version of Foo Fighters song ‘Everlong’.The ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ hitmaker invited the band to open up for him on a 2008 tour and frontman Dave Grohl recalled...

Carrie Underwood Felt 'Lucky' To Grow Up Around 90s Grunge

Carrie Underwood felt "lucky" to grow up around 90s grunge.The 'Before He Cheats' hitmaker admits she has "always loved" country music - which she describes as her "home" - but says the likes of Nirvana...

Dave Grohl Wishes Kurt Cobain Was Still Here So They Could Be Nirvana

Dave Grohl says it's heartbreaking that Kurt Cobain isn't here to bless the world with his incredible songwriting talent. The former Nirvana drummer has admitted it's "one of the greatest heartbreaks" of his life that...

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