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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Foo Fighters

This year
Elton John to close Glastonbury 2023 with show billed as his final UK performance
After touring the globe on his marathon Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, Elton said Glastonbury would be a ‘fitting way’ to say goodbye to his British fans.
Foo Fighters dedicate last song of surprise Glastonbury set to late Taylor Hawkins
The US rock band stormed through a number of hit songs during an hour-long performance this evening.
Foo Fighters announce first album since the death of the band's drummer Taylor Hawkins
The new album, But Here We Are, will be released on 2 June.
Last year
Post-mortem finds Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins had drugs in his system when he died
The 50-year-old drummer died on Friday in Bogota while the band was on tour.
Tributes paid to Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins after sudden death at age 50
Tributes have been pouring in from music industry heavyweights, describing the news as “heart breaking”.
All time
Dave Grohl shared how Taylor Swift saved him from embarrassment at Paul McCartney's gaff party
It turns out Taylor is a fairly big Foo Fighters fan.
Foo Fighters invited an 8-year-old on stage to play the drums and it was all going great until he refused to leave
It got pretty awkward.
Dave Grohl went for Trump, saying he feels shame when he travels abroad
Dave says the American Dream is broken.
Dave Grohl steps in to help teen band who have nowhere to practice
Lobbying on their behalf.
Dave Grohl heroically stepped in when this teen band had nowhere to practice
Lobbying on their behalf.
Watch Foo Fighters 'rickroll' Westboro Baptist Church
Take a break and watch The Foo Fighters be absolute legends.
Dave Grohl replied to THAT Italian viral video in typical Dave Grohl fashion
All that hard rocking has paid off.
Need a lift on this rainy Friday morning? Here's A THOUSAND people playing a Foo Fighters song
They’ve made Dave Grohl’s day anyway.
1,000 musicians played Foo Fighters all together to get Dave Grohl's attention
And it was not a mess. In fact, it was pretty amazing.
Florence + The Machine covered Foo Fighters at Glastonbury, and gave everyone the feels
Florence Welch dedicated the song to Dave Grohl.
James Blunt excellently trolled disappointed Foo Fighters fans this morning
James, you messer.
Dave Grohl has broken his leg in concert - and he kept right on playing.
The Foo Fighters frontman took a brief trip to hospital before returning in a cast to finish his set.
Here is a glorious compilation of people falling in the muck at Slane
Mud, glorious mud.
Video: Garda turns into support act at Slane Concert as crowd repeat her orders like lyrics
The crowd chanted back the orders, ‘Take your time’, ‘Move slowly’, ‘Do not rush’ and it looked like great craic.
How to get to Slane (and back again) without tearing your hair out
Expect tailbacks if you’re heading to the Foo Fighters gig tonight. Or as the promoters put it “TRAFFIC DELAYS ARE INEVITABLE”.
Two-year-old drums along to the Foo Fighters, is more musically talented than you
He has more rhythm in his little finger than most adults have in their entire bodies.
The Irish government were briefed on flying saucers in 1950
The letter came from the embassy in Washington.
Foo Fighters will play Slane Castle next year
Dave Grohl announced the gig on 2fm this afternoon.
The 'Mayo For Sam' campaign has been joined by Dave Grohl
It was only a matter of time.
Foo Fighters' Belfast concert provokes complaints over noise
Music from the concert could be heard by residents up to 12 miles away, according to complaints.
Adele and Foo Fighters win big at the Grammy Awards
Adele won every category in which she was nominated and now shares the record with Beyoncé for the most wins by a woman in one evening.
Lady Gaga to appear at MTV EMAs in Belfast
The singer is among a host of music stars expected to descend on the North next month.
Watch: Foo Fighters organise Westboro Baptist Church counter-protest
The US band heard that the controversial church members were coming to picket their show, so they organised a very special performance…
Death toll rises to five after stage collapse at festival
Witnesses have described how giant screens and trees toppled amid 60,000 people at the event in Belgium.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In today’s Fix: Norris bows out of presidential race, US avoids a debt default and Foo Fighters… coming soon to a garage near you.
Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands
What do hot dogs, champagne and parrots have in common? We’ve got the answers…
Plan your Oxegen weekend now
Organisers have released the stage times for the acts appearing at the three-day music extravaganza.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Foo Fighters compile 52 pages of backstage demands
Dave Grohl and co’s tour rider for 2011 features a catering wordsearch, the does and don’ts of salad and the perfect way to make ice cubes.
Coldplay lead selection of star acts at Oxegen 2011
The London four-piece will play Ireland’s largest festival for the first time in eight years, alongside Foo Fighters and The Strokes.
Foo Fighters confirmed as Oxegen 2011 headliners