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Taylor & Nate on the cover of 2 new magazines

July 21st, 2011 Comments off

Two ‘instrument specific’ publications currently have Foo Fighters covers.
Nate is on the current Bass Player cover (AugUST 2011) while Modern Drummer (September 2011) features Taylor Hawkins:

 

Check out a gallery of the past 16 years worth of Foo Fighters covers HERE

T In The Park review from NME

July 13th, 2011 Comments off

Today’s NME features Dave on the cover along with a full round-up of T In The Park.  Here’s what NME had to say:

And here’s what the crowd thought:

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Foo Fighters in next week’s NME

July 7th, 2011 Comments off

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Dave working with Paul McCartney?

July 1st, 2011 Comments off

Back in May Paul McCartney talked to Rolling Stone about his plans for a new album:

McCartney is also writing material for what he calls a “heavier rock” album. He has yet to pick a producer, but he says a recent conversation with Dave Grohl about how he recorded Foo Fighters’ latest LP in his garage lit a fire. “It sounds quite wacky, but it keeps it fresh,” McCartney says. “I love that — you get a crazy idea and go with it. You never know — I may run into a garage to make this other album.”

He adds with a laugh, “But it won’t be in Dave’s garage.”

But is Dave’s involvement in the project more than just advice? 
Well, the current issue of Mojo is a Macca cover feature & includes a ’50 Reasons To Love Paul McCartney’ piece in which Elvis Costello talks about his relationship with Paul and finishes with talk of new material:

I’m not going to tell any secrets here because Paul hasn’t spoken about it, but my wife [jazz chanteuse Diana Krall] is in the studio with him right now. He’s cutting some of those songs he must have grown up with. I know he’s making this record with Dave Grohl as well. There’s so much openness and joy about what he’s doing now. He’s been in fantastic form.