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David Bowie also turned down Dave Grohl

Posted by on February 18, 2016

Other than his amazing epitaph Blackstar and 2013’s The Next Day, David Bowie didn’t really do too much musically in the latter years of his life. While he appeared on Arcade Fire’s Reflector in 2013, we’d heard more about him saying no to artists. Coldplay’s Chris Martin said that Bowie turned down a song he’d sent him to sing on, […]

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Nirvana plays at Rock Hall induction ceremony, Saint Vitus after-show

Posted by on April 11, 2014

While much of this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony involved the drama around KISS, it was almost easy to overlook that Nirvana was also inducted into the Hall of Fame as well. A few days ago, rumor slipped out that Joan Jett might be fronting the band at their induction ceremony at Brooklyn’s […]

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Dave Grohl Almost Performed Nirvana Songs With… PJ Harvey?

Posted by on March 21, 2013

Dave Grohl has always been a bit reluctant to play songs from Nirvana, even though he’s essentially reunited with Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear onstage numerous times now in support of his Sound City documentary. However, it turns out that they came pretty close to pulling out a Nirvana tune for The Sound City Players’ […]

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Dave Grohl Brings Sound City Players To New York

Posted by on February 14, 2013

There are few current  musicians that could direct a documentary, make an album with some of their musical idols, and then get them play shows to promote the film and subsequent soundtrack: Jay Z. His wife. Taylor Swift. Mumford. His Sons. And of course Dave Grohl, who brought his Sound City Players to New York’s Hammerstein […]

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Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players Announce NYC Show

Posted by on February 2, 2013

When we saw the first NYC screening of Sound City, a rep from Variance Films (who was on hand to introduce the film) joked how disappointed we likely were that Dave Grohl wasn’t there. In fact, Grohl was in L.A. for both a separate screening and for a show with his “Sound City Players,” who […]

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Dave Grohl Enlists Members Of Slipknot And Rage Against The Machine For “Sound City Players” Show

Posted by on January 9, 2013

Last month, Dave Grohl revealed plans to perform at the Sundance Film Festival on January 18 with a band of “Sound City Players” in support of his new documentary. It was already a safe bet that the band and guest appearances would be made up of appear in the film and soundtrack. But now we […]

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Video: Paul McCartney Performs New Song With Surviving Members Of Nirvana

Posted by on December 13, 2012

Yesterday, rumors circulated that Paul McCartney would be performing with the surviving members of Nirvana (Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and touring guitarist Pat Smear) at the 12.12.12 Concert in Madison Square Garden. A few hours later, Novoselic not only confirmed the performance, but also revealed that they would be performing a new song. And sure […]

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Nirvana Reuniting Tonight With… Paul McCartney?

Posted by on December 12, 2012

Tonight (12) is the Concert for Sandy Relief at New York’s Madison Square Garden. And it’s going to have one of the strangest lineups in recent history, namely Sir Paul McCartney playing with the remainder of Nirvana. According to UK newspaper The Sun, McCartney called Dave Grohl to help out for the concert for hurricane […]

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