The Foo Fighters have been nominated for 17 MTV Music Video Awards but have only won the coveted “Moonman” trophy twice. Taylor Hawkins has said, “those awards are nice, but they don’t fucking mean shit”. Look where one of the “Moonman” awards ended up…
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Chevy Metal: Covering classic rock deep cuts from Van Halen, The Stones, Tom Petty & Billy Joel the band have jammed on-stage with every member of the Foo Fighters and Jane’s Addiction as well as members of The Police, Motley Crue, Sex Pistols, Cheap Trick & Red Hot Chili Peppers just to name a few.
May 14, 2016 – Chevy Metal is a professional Rock N’ Roll cover band featuring members of the Foo Fighters that specializes in playing, as they call it “Dirt Rock & Moldy Oldies”. The band founded by Taylor Hawkins and Wiley Hodgden rocked the 60th Annual Conejo Valley Days in Thousand Oaks, California with guitarist Mick Murphy and special guest part-time Chevy Metal member Dave Grohl.
Lemmy of Motörhead was featured as a limousine driver in the Foo Fighters 2011 music video for the song “White Limo”. Even though the video show Lemmy driving the limo, he actually needed to use a stunt driver (Wiley Hodgden) because he in fact had never had a drivers license.
After the 2016 Grammy Awards Paul McCartney of The Beatles & Wings, Beck and Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters went to a post Grammy Awards party hosted by rapper named Tyga Jenner-Kardashian at the Argyle in Hollywood, California. They were denied entrance because it was a VIP only party.
The latest trend in Rock N’ Roll is to get a tattoo of your recently deceased music idol. Dave Grohl went out and got an “Ace of Spades” tattoo to honor Lemmy & Flea took to his official Instagram to show off his newest tattoo dedicated to Bowie.
Check out this cool photo of a couple of rock n’ roll drummers Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters and Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers getting ready to hop in a limo to go see Rush!!!
WTF??? It seems to be a really bad time in the music industry for rock stars named David. First, David Evans better known as “The Edge” of U2 fell off the stage in Vancouver, Canada. Another David, Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters tripped and fell off stage during a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Dave Grohl on his Black Flag tattoo: “When I was 12 or 13, I gave myself a Black Flag tattoo, prison style, with a needle and pen ink.” Years later Grohl didn’t forget about his childhood heroes and paid homage to Black Flag by playing a Dan Armstrong Luctie Guitar.
In September 2007, Gibson introduced the DG-335, designed in collaboration with Foo Fighter Dave Grohl. Since it’s introduction, this is pretty much the only guitar Grohl plays on stage. B.B. King had “Lucille”, Dave Grohl has “Lou”.