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Physically Challenged Drummer Skillfully Rocks Foo Fighters Hit ‘Everlong’ [Watch]

In a spectacular demonstration of human will and determination, Cornel Hrisca-Munn has not allowed his physical challenges to prevent him from pursuing his ambitions. Born without forearms and only one functioning leg, Hrisca-Munn, who labels himself as a 'disabled drummer,' mans the sticks in an incredible performance of the Foo Fighters classic 'Everlong.'

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Foo Fighters Guitarist Pat Smear Reminisces About His Time With Nirvana

It's almost been 20 years since Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain took his own life. Despite the band's dissolution afterwards, fans still go nuts for the grunge band's ageless music. This interest has led to an interview with Foo Fighters member, Nirvana touring guitarist and founding Germs member, Pat Smear, who spoke in depth about his time jamming with the group.

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Foo Fighters Finish Writing New Album, Dave Grohl Talks Reissue of Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl recently checked in with both some good news for fans of the band: Foo Fighters have completed writing their new disc, and it should be coming out in 2014.

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Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx Jams with Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins + Chevy Metal in Surprise Gig

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx recently joined Chevy Metal, a cover band featuring vocalist / bassist Wiley Hodgden, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and My Ruin guitarist Mick Murphy, for a Malibu, Calif., gig on June 22. Sixx hopped onstage to play some surprise Crue tracks with the band, including 'Looks That Kill' and 'Livewire.'

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2007 Music Cage Match: Seether vs. Foo Fighters [VIDEO + POLL]

It's time to move out of 2006 and onto 2007 with the biggest rock hits of the year. We will start with Seether and Foo Fighters in the new edition of the Cage Match.

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16 Years Ago: Foo Fighters’ ‘The Colour and the Shape’ Album Released

In many ways, Foo Fighters’ second album, ‘The Colour and the Shape,’ is really their first. Or at least their first as a real band. Dave Grohl made the group’s 1995 self-titled debut as a solo project -- basically demos recorded by himself in a Seattle studio with a producer in less than a week. Grohl played all of the instruments (except for one guitar part) and dug up a handful of old songs he had written when he was in Nirvana. The new songs he wrote tried to come to terms with Kurt Cobain’s death. Foo Fighters weren’t supposed to be the next chapter in Grohl’s career, but they turned out that way.

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Rush + Heart Enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame With Tributes From Foo Fighters + Chris Cornell

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just gained a few more great acts, with Rush, Heart, Donna Summer, Public Enemy and Randy Newman making up the 2013 induction class. The five acts were inducted Thursday night (April 19) in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theater with a number of music luminaries doing the honors.

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Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl
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Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl + Taylor Hawkins to Induct Rush into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on April 18 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, and the Foo Fighters have been given the honor of inducting Canadian prog rockers Rush at this year’s event.

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Frontman Dave Grohl Has ‘Crazy Idea’ for Next Foo Fighters Album

Much has been made about Foo Fighters old-school approach of recording to tape for their most recent album,'Wasting Light,' and now frontman Dave Grohl is promising an unconventional approach to the band's next album.

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Foo Fighters Frontman Dave Grohl Confident About 2013 SXSW Keynote Speech

This is a big week for Dave Grohl, who is not only bringing his 'Sound City' documentary and a Sound City Players concert to Austin's South by Southwest, he's also delivering the music conference's keynote speech. The rocker tells USA Today that he feels confident in the speech he's ready to give and part of that comes from his upbringing.

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Dave Grohl: Foo Fighters Are Beginning Work on New Album

So much for that Foo Fighters hiatus announced in October 2012! According to frontman Dave Grohl, work on a new Foo Fighters album is set to begin this week.

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Dave Grohl on New Foo Fighters Album: ‘We Have Pretty Much an Entire Record Ready’

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has been insisting that his band is on hiatus ever since he wrote an open letter to fans announcing as much last fall, but it seems he hasn't been entirely truthful. Despite all the talk of his intentions to "pack it in the garage" for awhile, Grohl is now saying that the Foos already have a new album written.

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