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In Foo Fighters vs. Westboro, Dave Grohl Just Scored

Hint: Rickroll.

(Newser) - Picking a fight with Dave Grohl is apparently more ill-advised than previously thought , as members of the Westboro Baptist Church have again found. Back in 2011, the Foo Fighters responded to a WBC protest of their concert in Kansas City by driving by in a flatbed truck and performing "... More »

Dave Grohl Falls Off Stage, Injures Leg, Finishes Show

'I think I just broke my leg'

(Newser) - If Dave Grohl wasn't already a legend to his Swedish fans, he is now: He fell off the stage during a Foo Fighters concert in Gothenburg last night, seriously injured his leg, and then returned to finish the show, reports the Guardian . "I think I just broke my... More »

Dave Grohl Helps Out a Dying Fan

Aussie with terminal cancer will meet the band

(Newser) - A big Foo Fighters fan with terminal cancer will get to scratch off one item from his wish list: meeting Dave Grohl and the band. The band was flying home from Australia when a flight attendant told Grohl about the wish of her friend, Australian Ken Powell, 56, who has... More »

9 Big Music Feuds

Even Taylor Swift gets into them

(Newser) - One of the songs on Taylor Swift's hugely popular 1989 is reportedly about Katy Perry—"Bad Blood," which includes the lyrics "Did you think we'd be fine? / Still got scars on my back from your knife," is rumored to be about Perry "... More »

13 Big Celebrity Feuds

Let's just say these stars don't get along

(Newser) - Admit it: Celebrity feuds are kinda fun. Radar rounds up 26 of the juiciest. A sampling:
  • Chelsea Handler is friends with Jennifer Aniston and thus no fan of Angelina Jolie, although she once insisted, "It has nothing to do with Jennifer." She just thinks Jolie "seems like
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April 10 Is Nirvana Day

At least in Hoquiam, Washington

(Newser) - Nirvana fans now have two choices of pilgrimage for April 10: They can trek to Cleveland to see surviving members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic as the band gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Or they can head to little Hoquiam, Washington, which has declared the... More »

Stars Rock '12-12-12,' Raise $30M for Sandy

Springsteen, McCartney, Bon Jovi come together for storm relief

(Newser) - Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, and Kanye West were just a few of the music and screen legends who raised millions for Sandy relief last night. Appearing on TV, radio, the Web, and in movie theaters, the 12-12-12 concert had a potential audience of some 2 billion, USA ... More »

Nirvana Reunites, With McCartney in for Cobain

At tonight's 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief

(Newser) - The surviving members of Nirvana are reuniting at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy relief concert tonight, the Sun reports. In the place of iconic frontman Kurt Cobain: One Paul McCartney, although he won't be singing any of Nirvana's well-known hits. Instead, he's been working on a new song... More »

Courtney Love to Daughter: 'Sorry I Believed Gossip'

'Mommy loves you,' writes Love in surprisingly well-spelled tweet

(Newser) - Live by the Twitter, die by the Twitter ... and apologize for the whole mess on Twitter, too. Courtney Love took to Twitter once again yesterday, this time to apologize to daughter Frances Bean for dragging her into Love's latest Twitter meltdown, reports E! Online . On Tuesday, Love accused ex-Nirvana... More »

Frances Bean Cobain: Twitter Should Ban Mom

Courtney Love daughter denies Dave Grohl hit on her

(Newser) - Courtney Love's latest barrage of weird tweets has prompted a statement from her normally press-shy daughter. "While I’m generally silent on the affairs of my biological mother, her recent tirade has taken a gross turn," said Frances Bean Cobain in response to Love's claim that... More »

Courtney: Dave Grohl 'Sexually Obsessed' With Kurt

And she claims he hit on daughter Frances Bean Cobain

(Newser) - Courtney Love and Twitter always mix like alcohol and heavy machinery, and this time around the singer is accusing former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl of attempting to seduce her daughter, 19-year-old Frances Bean Cobain, and of being "sexually obsessed w kurt." Gawker has the tweets, which were sent... More »

Courtney Love Explains Weird Cobain Rant

Oh, and did we mention she went topless, too?

(Newser) - Courtney Love had quite the night on Sunday, first ranting against a fan who held up a picture of Kurt Cobain before storming off stage, only to return and flash the audience. Afterward, she explained the diatribe (which you can watch in full in the gallery—it’s definitely NSFW),... More »

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