Dave Grohl Perfoms Nirvana’s “In Bloom” With Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

During a September 15 appearance at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters, Nirvana) played a cover of Nirvana‘s “In Bloom” with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. This was reportedly only the second time he’s perfomed the track since Kurt Cobain’s death.

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Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl To Appear On 50th Anniversary Season Of “Sesame Street”

It looks like Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl will be making an appearance on the 50th anniversary season of “Sesame Street,” which is set to kickoff in February. There are not many details regarding Grohl’s episode, but Foo Fighters Live said he will be performing a song. The site also uncovered a couple of Instagram posts, including one that shows the frontman holding a map with Big Bird and Elmo, giving fans an idea of what they may be talking about. It’s also worth noting that this season will see the characters “traveling across the United States, visiting kids in their own neighborhoods.”

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Releases “Play” Mini-Documentary And Song

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) has officially released his two-part mini-documentary and song “Play.” The feature was directed by Grohl with some help from “Sound City” and “Sonic Highways” collaborator Mark Monroe. The first part focuses on Grohl’s love of playing music and the process and challenges that went into performing and filming his new 23-minute song, while the second part shows him playing the epic track with seven different instruments live in the studio one by one. The documentary was filmed in black and white by Brandon Trost and fans can check it out below or view it as part of an interactive experience that allows them to watch everything as is, focus on one particular instrument, and download the sheet music. The online version also includes a list of organizations where time, money, and instruments can be donated to help give people a chance to play live music. Aside from all this, the film also showcases young musicians from the Join the Band music school in the San Fernando Valley.

Watch Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl Give Jimmy Kimmel His Severed Head

Last Halloween, Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl filled in for Jimmy Kimmel on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and during the episode Alice Cooper “cut his head off” with a guillotine. Grohl has since returned to the show to discuss his “Play” project, jamming with Prince, and more. He also took some time to give Kimmel a special gift, his “severed head.”

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl To Launch “Play” Mini-Documentary Featuring His New 23-Minute Song

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) has announced that he will be releasing a two-part mini-documentary called “Play” on August 10. That feature was directed by Grohl with some help from “Sound City” and “Sonic Highways” collaborator Mark Monroe. The first part will focus on Grohl’s love of playing music and the process and challenges that went into performing and filming his new 23-minute song. The second part will show him playing the epic track with seven different instruments live in the studio one by one.

The documentary was filmed in black and white by Brandon Trost and fans will be able to participate in an interactive option that will allow them to watch everything as is, focus on one particular instrument, and download the sheet music. The online version will also feature a list of organizations where time, money, and instruments can be donated to help give people a chance to play live music.

Aside from all this, the film also showcases young musicians from the Join the Band music school in the San Fernando Valley. Grohl commented:

“Watching my kids start to play music and learn to sing or play drums, it brings me back to the time when I was their age listening to albums, learning from listening. When I take my kids to the place where they take their lessons, I see these rooms full of children that are really pushing themselves to figure this out. And even now, as a 49-year-old man, I’m still trying to figure it out … it’s not something that you ever truly master. You’re always chasing the next challenge, and you’re always trying to find a way to improve on what you’ve learned.”

You can pre-order the song digitally and on vinyl HERE.

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl To Record A 25-Minute Instrumental Song

Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) is apparently planning to record a 25-minute instrumental song. He told Madison.com the following about that:

“I have a studio, EastWest in LA, where I’m going to set up an expanse of instruments. Several drum kits, a load of guitars, bass, rhythm and lead. I’ll hit play and the clock will start ticking. I will record the first drum part, then I will run to the next drum set and play another drum part that will record over the first. Then I will do the same with all the guitars, all assigned to a different moment in the instrumental… The best part is we’ll film everything with multiple cameras so by the end of it you will see and hear one song being played for 25 minutes, with six different Dave Grohls playing every note, on every single instrument, all the way through in one take.”

He also added: “The worst part is, and that’s why I’ve had about four hours sleep every night on this tour, I have to write and then memorise all the music for this thing, for all the instruments, before I get back to LA in two weeks.” He later continued: “If I want to write a 25-minute instrumental, write all the music, play all the instruments, film it and then, guess what, maybe never even release it? I’ll do it. Just because I can.”