Click Track: Foo Fighters


Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Click Track’s Grammy picks revisited

An updated list of who we’d like to see win in the four general categories on Grammy night.

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Adele, Nicki Minaj, Skrillex, Bon Iver, Foo Fighters, Kanye West

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Grammy collaborations: What’s in store for Sunday

Some of these pairings make sense. As for the others...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Bonnie Raitt

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 01/12/2012

Grammys announce first wave of performers: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Foo Fighters; Black Tambourine reunite

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:52 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Black Tambourine, Ashton Travis

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Madonna inks new deal, preps Super Bowl set; Gil-Scott Heron memoir on way; Bon Iver tops Pitchfork list

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Madonna, Gil-Scott Heron, Bon Iver, Foo Fighters, Courtney Love

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Foster the People make Merriweather leap; Dave Grohl says thanks to fans

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Foster the People, Foo Fighters, Matisyahu

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/14/2011

In concert: Foo Fighters at Verizon Center

By Aaron Leitko  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Foo Fighters

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Discographically speaking: Foo Fighters

Ranking the band’s albums, from worst to best.

By David Malitz  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Discographically speaking | Tags:  Foo Fighters

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Radiohead to appear on hour-long “Colbert”; R. Kelly gives new album very R. Kelly name; Foo Fighters serenade Westboro protesters

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Radiohead, R. Kelly, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Jay-Z, Kanye West, Adele, Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga: Summer’s musical winners and losers

Jay-Z, Kanye West and Adele come out on top, but Lil Wayne and Lady Gaga didn’t fare as well.

By Allison Stewart  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Odd Future, Pistol Annies

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Week ahead: R. Kelly visits Verizon; the weird and wonderful world of Shabazz Palaces

See R. Kelly, listen to Shabazz Palaces, watch Foo Fighters.

By David Malitz  |  04:19 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  R. Kelly, Shabazz Palaces, Foo Fighters

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Speculation: Predicting the Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup

Might we see TV on the Radio, Foo Fighters and Big Boi for free this summer? Who knows? But it’s fun to guess.

By David Malitz  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Foo Fighters, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Best Coast, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Be specific: Franz Stahl on life after Foo Fighters, being big in Japan and reuniting Scream

The rock guitarist spent ten years between Foo Fighters and a reunited scream touring in Japan, scoring surf movies and playing country music in West Virginia.

By Chris Richards  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Franz Stahl, Foo Fighters, Scream

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/26/2011

R.I.P. punk trailblazer Poly Styrene and singer-songwriter Phoebe Snow; Lollapalooza announces lineup

The singer for original punk band X-Ray Spex passes away at the age of 53.

By David Malitz  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Poly Styrene, X-Ray Spex, Lollapalooza, Eminem, Foo Fighters, My Morning Jacket

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Foo Fighters top Billboard charts; Gaga gives in to Weird Al; Md. Gov loves Wye Oak

Foo Fighters top Billboard charts; Gaga gives in to Weird Al; Md. Gov loves Wye Oak

By David Malitz  |  10:54 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Foo Fighters, Lady Gaga, Weird Al Yankovic, Wye Oak

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 04/08/2011

B-sides: Dave Grohl on his first musical memories, growing up punk and drumming for nerds

Grohl is one of the most garrulous rock stars alive. Here are some interview excerpts that didn’t make it into our Sunday Washington Post feature story.

By Chris Richards  |  03:29 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  B-sides | Tags:  Foo Fighters

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Dave Grohl, glancing back, blasting forward

The drummer-turned-Foo-Fighters-frontman has spent the past 17 years trying to outrun the noisy, generation-defining smog of Nirvana.

By Chris Richards  |  03:06 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Foo Fighters

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2011

Singles file: Wiz Khalifa, the Feelies, Foo Fighters

Wiz Khalifa's new song is about ... a girl? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Wiz Khalifa: "Roll Up" If Khalifa had his way, all his love songs would probably be about weed. But...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Foo Fighters, Mr. Dream, The Feelies, Wiz Khalifa, Yelle

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/23/2010

Foo Fighters play new tunes at secret show; The year in local music; Taylor Swift thwarts Michael Jackson on Billboard

Dave Grohl -- singer, songwriter, best drummer alive and lover of surprises -- performing at the 9:30 Club earlier this year. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) - That Dave Grohl sure loves his secret shows. The Foo Fighters frontman has given his share...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Michael Jackson, Susan Boyle, Taylor Swift

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 10/28/2010

Sugarland tops Kings of Leon on charts; Grohl, Novoselic, Vig back together; Bon Jovi to Verizon, Wu-Tang to Falls Church

Sugarland finds itself at the top of the charts for the third time. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz - Will Sugarland be the next band that Kings of Leon picks a fight with? Unlikely, but the country group did beat...

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon, Sugarland, Wu-Tang Clan

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 06/03/2010

Long, winding road to the White House: Paul McCartney takes Gershwin Prize

McCartney accepts the Gershwin Prize. (Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images) By Chris Richards Hope may have gotten him elected, but in President Obama's White House on Wednesday evening, it was all love. The reverent, paralyzing, smile-until-your-face-cramps kind of love -- all of...

By Chris Richards  |  06:30 AM ET, 06/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Corinne Bailey Rae, Dave Grohl, Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Foo Fighters, Herbie Hancock, Jack White, Jonas Brothers, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, White Stripes

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 06/01/2010

In concert: 9:30 club 30th anniversary blowout

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl performed a short solo set then reunited with his old bandmates in Scream at Monday's 9:30 club anniversary show. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) (Check out the full photo gallery.) By Chris Richards If you...

By Chris Richards  |  01:10 PM ET, 06/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Bob Mould, Clutch, Dave Grohl, Don Dixon, Fleshtones, Foo Fighters, Henry Rollins, Marti Jones, Pietasters, Scream, Slickee Boys, Ted Leo, The Evens, Tiny Desk Unit, Tommy Keene, Trouble Funk

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 04/19/2010

B-sides: 9:30 club owner Seth Hurwitz just wants to bang on the drums all day

9:30 club owner and sometimes-stage-crashing drummer Seth Hurwitz. (Mark Gail/TWP) The 9:30 club turns 30 next month. To mark the occasion, J. Freedom du Lac talked to a bunch of people about the place. So many stories, not enough space....

By David Malitz  |  10:40 AM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  B-sides | Tags:  Foo Fighters, Seth Hurwitz

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/23/2009

Play favorites... with White House Deputy Social Secretary Joe Reinstein

White House Deputy Social Secretary likes Michael Jackson, but has an unusual favorite. (Photo courtesy of The White House) Welcome to Play favorites. Every Wednesday, Click Track will ask an interesting Washingtonian about what they're listening to. The column kicks...

By Chris Richards  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/23/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Joe Reinstein, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Wynton Marsalis