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That time a pre-fame Dave Grohl nearly joined GWAR

Dave Grohl’s journey from obscurity to megastardom is written in the annals of rock’n’roll history. From cult Washington DC hardcore band Scream to Nirvana to the Foo Fighters, the drummer-turned-frontman has become one of the most famous and well-connected musicians on the planet. But it could have...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Pay Tribute to Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins at Jazz Fest as Dave Grohl Looks on

Click here to read the full article. The Red Hot Chili Peppers paid tribute to late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins at Jazz Fest in New Orleans on Sunday while frontman Dave Grohl, Hawkins’ widow Alison, and other members of the Foo Fighters looked on from the wings, according to reports in nola.com and on social media. Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, a close friend of Hawkins’, had “Taylor” spelled out on his bass drum, surrounded by a hawk silhouette, similar to one on Hawkins’ arm. Foo Fighters were originally scheduled to headline Jazz Fest but canceled all tour dates in the...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers pay tribute to Taylor Hawkins at festival as Dave Grohl watches

The Red Hot Chili Peppers paid tribute to late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins during their headline set at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Sunday (1 May) night.The Chili Peppers had stepped in with a few weeks’ notice to replace Foo Fighters at the festival following Hawkins’ death on 25 March. Foo Fighters, who were on tour at the time, subsequently cancelled their future concerts for 2022.Hawkins was declared dead aged 50 at a hotel in Colombia after paramedics tried to revive him following “chest pain”. The band’s drummer Chad Smith, a close friend of Hawkins’, played...
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Pay Tribute To Taylor Hawkins With Dave Grohl In The Crows

After the Foo Fighters stepped down from headlining the 2022 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage fest following the tragic death of drummer Taylor Hawkins, the Red Hot Chili Peppers stepped in to take their place. Knowing the gigantic shoes they were filling, the Chili Peppers made sure to pay tribute to the lost drummer, and they did it with both his widow, Alison, and Dave Grohl in the audience.
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The 22 Best Dave Grohl Quotes

Is there any bigger star in rock music today than Dave Grohl?. The former Nirvana drummer-turned-Foo Fighters frontman is a New York Times Best-Selling author, a favorite of drum prodigy Nandi Bushell, and one of the most recognizable people in popular music, who has drummed with Animal from the Muppets and Kurt Cobain. What else is there?
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Molly Shannon’s Memoir ‘Hello Molly’ Is Already an Instant Bestseller on Amazon

Click here to read the full article. If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. No one can stop talking about Molly Shannon’s new memoir. In “Hello Molly,” already a #1 bestseller on Amazon, the celebrated actor and comedian brings her vulnerability, wit and empathetic comedy to the page, opening up about the tragic experience of losing her mom at the age of four before finding a gift for entertaining that blossomed into an illustrious career. Shannon’s book follows a long list of best-selling celebrity memoirs that have come out...
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