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Tag Archives: Taylor Hawkins

Metal By Numbers 1/22: The charts don’t disagree with Poppy

Posted by on January 22, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s not everyday you get a record with a pop oriented vocalist singing over chunky industrial metal riffs, but if bands like BABYMETAL have proven anything it’s that there’s an audience for a […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/4: The hidden history of the charts

Posted by on December 4, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   The top 40 is a good place to be for most bands, but it’s especially killer to see a death metal band on there. Blood Incantation only have two studio albums under their […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/27: No charts left behind

Posted by on November 27, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s still kind of hard for me to believe that Thanksgiving is tomorrow. This is despite the fact that all my day job has been this past week is being surrounded by people […]

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Don’t worry, Foo Fighters aren’t breaking up, and here’s video to prove it

Posted by on March 2, 2016

24 hours ago, the Foo Fighters promised they would be making a “band” announcement, just as rumors about them possibly breaking up started to spread amongst media outlets. Then a few hours before said announcement was slated to be made, video of drummer Taylor Hawkins “confirming” that they were taking an indefinite hiatus was posted […]

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Foo Fighters to take “indefinite hiatus”

Posted by on March 2, 2016

Yesterday was Super Tuesday, but for Foo Fighters fans, today isn’t the super of a Foos day. While rumors from the New York Post’s Page Six that there was tension in the band were shot down by reps as “utterly ridiculous,” early today the band’s social media said that they’d be making an official announcement […]

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Foo Fighters totally breaking up, except they’re not

Posted by on March 1, 2016

Foo Fighters had a great and interesting 2015 in many aspects, from becoming one of the highest touring bands of the year, to postponing some European tour dates after frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg while performing on stage to postponing more dates due to the terrorist threat going around the continent after the Paris attack in November. […]

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Stream the debut album from Taylor Hawkins’ (Foo Fighters) The Birds of Satan

Posted by on April 8, 2014

Dave Grohl isn’t the only member of the Foo Fighters keeping busy outside of the band; drummer Taylor Hawkins has his side project The Birds of Satan, whose debut album is available for streaming. The seven track album spans many different sounds, from prog rock to speed metal. On the subject of the album’s sound, […]

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Dave Grohl Featured on Taylor Hawkins’ (Foo Fighters) The Birds of Satan

Posted by on March 4, 2014

Believe it or not, there are other members in the Foo Fighters to write about besides Dave Grohl (although Grohl is actually related to this story). Drummer Taylor Hawkins has a side project set to debut in April dubbed The Birds of Satan with Wiley Hodgden and Mick Murphey filling out the rest of the […]

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Foo Fighters play a pizza parlor

Posted by on December 11, 2013

You’re one of the biggest rock bands around, and you’re playing arenas in Mexico City later in the week, your first shows in more than a year. What do you do to warm up? If you’re the Foo Fighters, you play a surprise pizza parlor show. On Monday, the band crammed onto the stage at […]

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Orion 2013, Day Zero: Baroness Start Things Off

Posted by on June 8, 2013

It’s not even the start of the Orion Fest yet, but I’ve already came within five feet of James Hetfield. Let me back up a little. I’m in Detroit for the second time ever, and still trying to get a feel for the city. I’m several blocks away from my hotel at the St. Andrews […]

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