It took one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns in history to bring the Foo Fighters back to Richmond, Va., for the first time in 16 years, but Dave Grohl and the gang made sure everyone in attendance got more than their money's worth.
An unknown band called the Holy S---s are playing a show tonight at a small club in Brighton, England, and another tomorrow in London. Why should you care? Because the Holy S---s are actually arena rockers Foo Fighters.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is diving head-first into yet another project. With Grohl acting as director, a yet-unnamed HBO series will document an eight-city journey that the Foos traveled while recording their upcoming studio album.
It was the hug felt 'round the world. Kurt Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, who had battled with Krist Novoselic and to a greater extent Dave Grohl over how to handle Nirvana's musical legacy over the years, openly embraced both during her speech at the band's Rock Hall and Roll Hall of Fame induction. But even before the public got to see the peaceful public declaration, there was a more private one.
One of the great things about the Seattle scene of the early '90s was the incredible amount of talent and craftsmanship that continually raised the bar among the top bands in the area. With Soundgarden's 'Superunknown' turning 20 this year, one of the band's peers, Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, has weighed in with his recollection of hearing what Soundgarden were doing back in '94.
Those in attendance at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at the Barclays Center arena last night were certainly treated to a nice surprise when the surviving members of Nirvana performed with various female singers to close out the event. But an even bigger thrill came for those lucky enough to make it into a tiny Brooklyn bar for an after-party where the Nirvana members performed a full set!
Here we are now! Entertain us! And for during the late '80s and early '90s that's exactly what Nirvana did. The band's meteoric rise to fame was saluted on Thursday night (April 10) as they were officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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