When not playing drums for the Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins along with bassist/vocalist Wiley Hodgden will play small bars and clubs all over Los Angeles with his cover band Chevy Metal. At these shows you never know who will show up. On this particular night at the Malibu Inn on Dec 6, 2008, Stewart Copeland from The Police surprised everyone by sitting behind the drum kit for a song.
The Foo Fighters album “There Is Nothing Left To Lose” was re-released in 2001 in Australia as a two-CD edition. This edition has this picture of the Australian swimmer Michael Klim on the front, wearing a temporary “FF” tattoo
Them Crooked Vultures have joked about how drummer Dave Grohl was supposedly “rushed to doctor” because he’d overdosed on caffeine – by drinking too much coffee. Josh Homme and John Paul Jones, posted a video online explaining Grohl’s coffee-drinking habits.
In 2003, the Foo Fighters recorded a cover of the Prince song “Darling Nikki,” which they included as a B-side on the Australian version of their “Have It All” single.
In 1968 the Ampeg Company of Linden, New Jersey hired Dan Armstrong as a consultant to improve their Grammer line of guitars. He designed a new line of guitars and basses that were constructed of clear plexiglass.
Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Will Ferrell revisit the 1981 Don Henley and Stevie Nicks duet “Leather and Lace.”
As a young boy Kurt Cobain was given a caricature assignment for an art course. Cobain drew this Michael Jackson grabbing his crotch picture that his art teacher told him would be inappropriate to be displayed in a school hallway.
Before the release of their last few albums, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters usually play a show in a small bar called Paladino’s in Reseda, California. This photos from this show were taken on April 28, 2005 ahead of the release of teh album “In Your Honor” which was released on June 14, 2005. […]
Found this cool picture of Dave Grohl channeling his inner Alex Van Halen and playing drums wearing this low budget Van Halen shirt made with a Sharpie.
As the story goes “first hand”…Taylor Hawkins and friends were at a Mexican Restaurant before a show for one of his side projects, a bad ass 70’s rock cover band called Chevy Metal. A guy came up to Taylor and asked him if he was the guy from The Goo Goo Dolls, so as a joke later that night they added The Goo Goo Dolls to his drum kit head.