At seventy-three years old, Ozzy Osbourne has virtually nothing left to accomplish and even less to prove. TV personality, singer/songwriter, occasional actor and co-founder of an entire genre of music, if there’s anyone in the world of hard rock and metal who deserves to put their feet up with a pair of comfy slippers and a hot cup of cocoa then it’s the lovable Brummie seemingly incapable of using a television remote control.
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Watch Them Crooked Vultures Play Their First Gig in 12 Years at The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in London
Rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures reunited for the first time since 2010 to play a three-song set at the Taylor Hawkins Tribute
Concert at Wembley Stadium in London. The band played one original “Gunman” and two covers. They opened with “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John, and closed with “Long Slow Goodbye” by Queens of The Stone Age.
Foo Fighters Announce First Wave of Special Guests for The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in London
The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts will benefit charities in both the UK and the US and was chosen by the Hawkins family. Beneficiaries and further details will be announced shortly. Performing alongside The Foo Fighters, the first guest artists announced for the London show are Chris Chaney, Stewart Copeland, Liam Gallagher, Omar Hakim, Joshua Homme, Chrissie Hynde, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Brian May, Mark Ronson, Supergrass, Roger Taylor, Rufus Taylor, Wolfgang Van Halen, Chevy Metal, plus a special appearance by Dave Chappelle. More artists and guests will be announced. The London concert takes place on Saturday, Sept 3rd, 2022 at Wembley Stadium. You can sign up for a pre-0sale code at the Foo Fighters website. The London public on-sale will begin Friday, 17th of June at 9 am local time. The California lineup first announcement will be later today.
Foo Fighters Announce Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts as His Wife Comments for the First Time Since His Death
Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffee will come together with the Hawkins family to celebrate the life, music and love of their husband, father, brother and bandmate Taylor Hawkins, with The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts. As one of the most respected and beloved figures in modern music, Taylor’s monolithic talent and magnetic personality endeared him to millions of fans, peers, friends and fellow musical legends the world over. Millions mourned his untimely passing on March 25th, 2022, with passionate and sincere tributes coming from fans as well as musicians Taylor idolized. The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts will unite several of those artists, the Hawkins family, and of course his Foo Fighters brothers in celebration of Taylor’s memory and his legacy as a global rock icon—his bandmates and his inspirations playing the songs that he fell in love with, and the ones he brought to life. The all-star rock and roll shows will take place September 3 at London’s Wembley Stadium and September 27 at The Kia Forum in Los Angeles.
CONCERT REVIEW: Mammoth WVH – Dirty Honey at Big Night Live
The Young Guns Tour made a much-anticipated stop at Big Night Live in Boston Massachusetts featuring Mammoth WVH and Dirty Honey. The two up-and-coming rock bands treated the crowd to blistering sets of no-nonsense rock ‘n’ roll. Each band is out on the road supporting their debut albums that were released in 2021.
Joey Jordison of Slipknot and Jon Zazula Get Snubbed by The Grammy Awards’ “In Memoriam” Segment
With all the excitement The Grammy Awards provide every year, Metal fans are always reminded we matter less than Pop stars. While a great standalone tribe acknowledged Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who passed away at 50 on March 25th, the televised portion of the Grammy Awards ceremony’s “In Memoriam” segment omitted mention of Metal legends Joey Jordison of Slipknot, and Jon Zazula founder of discoverer of Metallica and founder Megaforce Records. Also omitted, Moody Blues co-founder Graeme Edge. The Recording Academy listed those left out ofthe broadcast along with several hundred other musicians and industry leaders that passed away on the Grammy.com web site under the “The Recording Academy Remembers The Music People We’ve Lost: Grammy In Memoriam” section. The 64th Grammy Awards took place Sunday, April 3, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and were broadcast live on CBS, and hosted by Trevor Noah. Watch the special tribute to Taylor Hawkins here:
Foo Fighters Cancel All Upcoming Tour Dates Following The Death of Taylor Hawkins
Foo Fighters have officially canceled all of their previously tour dates and festivals following the death of their drummer Taylor Hawkins, at age 50 last week.The Rock N Roll Hall of Fame band was scheduled for a full year of dates and fests, following the release of 2021’s Medicine At Midnight (Roswell Records), the release of their recent film Studio 666, and their missed 25th Anniversary as a band in 2020.. Earlier today, the band released a statement to social media. Hawkins died at a hotel in Bogota, Colombia on Friday (March 25th, 2022). Local officials said an ambulance was sent to the hotel after a man reported having chest pains.The band was scheduled to perform Friday at the Picnic Stereo (Estero Fest) festival in Bogota, but their performance was canceled.The band played Lollapalooza Chile on March 18 and Lollapalooza Argentina on March 20. They were scheduled to headline Lollapalooza Brasil on Sunday, March 27th, 2022:
Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins Has Died
In a post to their social media, Foo Fighters have just announced the passing of longtime drummer Taylor Hawkins. He died in his hotel room in Bogota, Colombia, where the band was scheduled to play at The Estereo Picnic Festival.Continue reading
Foo Fighters Shares the Full Trailer for Their Horror Comedy Movie – “Studio 666”
Foo Fighters have shared the full trailer for their upcoming horror comedy movie – Studio 666 – due out on February 25th 2022 in the USA. An international release date will be announced soon. Directed by BJ McDonnell the cast includes Whitney Cummings, Leslie Grossman, Will Forte, Jenna Ortega and Jeff Garlin. Watch the trailer now!
Watch Foo Fighters Cover Queen Classic “Somebody To Love”
Foo Fighters closed out the awesome BottleRockNapa Music, Food, Wine and Brew Festival in Northern California on Sunday, September 5th, 2021 and our review is coming soon! In a set heavy with early classic mateiral, hits, new album favorites, and covers, the Foos pulled out the big guns, as in drummer Taylor Hawkins on lead vocals, as they often do. Swapping with Dave Grohl, who jumped on the drums, Hawkins led the band in a fiery cover of Queen’s classic song “Somebody To Love!” Check it out!