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10 hrs ago | Style Weekly

The Score

But keep in mind, when it comes to Richmond, speed is relative. -1 Fans of the Foo Fighters who didn't pony up to make the concert happen scramble to track down last-minute tickets.

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14 hrs ago | NME

Footage emerges of Foo Fighters playing instrumental version of new song 'Outside' - watch

Foo Fighters recently treated fans to an instrumental version of a song from their forthcoming new album 'Sonic Highways'. They were playing London's Islington Assembly Hall last week and footage has now emerged of the band performing a debut live take on the song 'Outside'.

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17 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

Puddle Splasher releasing an EP on Black Numbers (stream), playing NJ with You Blew It

NJ trio Puddle Splasher are releasing their debut EP, Poor Planning , next week via Black Numbers , and a full stream of it premieres in this post. It was produced by I Am the Avalanche drummer Brett Romnes and mastered by Will Yip, and pulls from a batch of '90s rock influences.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Rock102online.com

Foo Fighters Post Longer "Sonic Highways" Trailer that Reveals Special Guests

Foo Fighters continues to whet our appetite for the upcoming Sonic Highways series. The band has posted a two-minute trailer for the project on their Twitter and Facebook pages, offering some great behind-the-scenes moments.

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Ultimate-guitar.com

Video Of Secret Foo Fighters Club Gig Surfaces Online [News]

The footage of Foo Fighters playing a secret show at the 600 capacity Islington Assembly Hall in North London has surfaced online, HenneMusic reports. The gig was part of a handful of secret club shows that Dave Grohl and co. played as warm-ups for their headline performance at the " Invictus Games " in London that took place on Saturday.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NME

Foo Fighters perform in front of Prince Harry at closing of Invictus Games

Foo Fighters headlined the Invictus Games Closing Ceremony Concert last night , watched by Prince Harry and London Mayor Boris Johnson. The band played an 11-song greatest hits set in front of thousands of fans at an outdoor stage in London's Olympic Park, opening with 'All My Life' and closing with 'Everlong'.

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Examiner.com

Tom Skeeter, owner of Sound City Studios, has died.

One of the first places I visited when I came to Los Angeles was Sound City Studios. The iconic studio located in Van Nuys, CA, that created a unique sound derived from its analog recordings and contributed to more than a hundred certified gold and platinum albums, officially closed it's commercial studio services in May 2011.

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ContactMusic.com

Foo Fighters' city-inspired album

Foo Fighters' bassist Nate Mendel has revealed the group took inspiration from various studios they worked in while recording their new album 'Sonic Highways'. The band's bassist, Nate Mendel , has revealed that the group's new record, 'Sonic Highways', was influenced by the eight different US-based studios they worked in, including California, Washington and New Orleans, all of which played a part in inspiring them to create a different sound.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sega, Sonic, Video Games, California, Celebrities, The Eagles

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Connecticut Post

112th District death shrouds political

The race for the 112th General Assembly District seat representing Monroe and Newtown has become one of the strangest in the state. The former wife of J.P. Sredzinski, the Republican candidate, was found badly injured near his condominium on Windgate Circle on Aug. 25. Jennifer Sredzinski, 41, died of her injuries three days later and her boyfriend, Thomas Fischer, has since been arrested for violating a protective order that followed an assault on her in Virginia months earlier.

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Spin

Foo Fighters Played a Secret London Show in a Converted Railroad Tunnel

As Foo Fighters gear up for the release of their eighth studio album Sonic Highways , it seems they're intent on providing their fans with some unique live experiences before they launch into the inevitable stadium tour that'll follow. After a show that shut down a whole New Orleans block and a couple of jager-slinging secret shows, the Foos picked up that torch again this week in England reviving their Holy Shits moniker for a couple of intimate performances.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

411mania.com

The 8 Ball: Top 8 Anticipated Fall 2014 Albums

The 8 Ball: Top 8 Anticipated Fall 2014 Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 09.13.2014 From Lil Wayne's Tha Carter V and Kanye West's new LP to Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways , Pink Floyd's The Endless River and more, 411's Jeremy Thomas counts down the top 8 most anticipated fall albums! Welcome once again to the 411 Music Zone 8 Ball! I'm your host Jeremy Thomas and as always, I will be tackling a topic and providing you the top eight selections of that particular category. Keep in mind that this list is meant to be my personal opinion and not a definitive list .

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The Argus

A dream come true for Foo Fighters tribute act

As American megastars Foo Fighters put on a rare intimate performance at Brighton's Concorde 2 on Wednesday night, tribute act the UK Foo Fighters were in the audience. As Foo Fighters geared up to perform hard-rock hit White Limo lead singer Dave Grohl unexpectedly invited his doppelganger Jay Apperley on to the stage.

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Spin

Watch Foo Fighters Shred a Tiny British Club as the 'Holy Shits'

Look's like the Foo is out of the bag: at last night's "Holy Shits" concert at Brighton's Concorde 2 theater in England, the Foo Fighters delivered a career-spanning set that included hits like "Rope" and "The Pretender" alongside deep cuts , snippets of new Sonic Highways material, and a cover of Tom Petty's "Breakdown." During "White Limo," the Foo Fighters invited the lead singer of a British Foo cover band onstage to sing with them.

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NME

Foo Fighters to play another tiny London club gig tomorrow as The Holy Shits

Foo Fighters will play their final UK club gig at Islington Academy Hall in London tomorrow night . The band are set to play under the name of The Holy Shits once again, after Dave Grohl and co used the moniker for shows at Brighton's Concorde 2 and London's House Of Vans .

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DC101

Foo Fighters Jam With Foo Fighters Tribute Band at UK Club Show

The Foo Fighters are in England right now to play at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games. But, they did not want to fly across the ocean to only play one show.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KISS-FM San Antonio

Rock Report: Twisted Sister's Dee Snider Responds ...

It seems like everyone is talking about Gene Simmons' recent claim that "rock is finally dead." Always one to make headlines with his words, Simmons spoke of the declining music industry, rise of illegal downloading, shortcuts to fame such as 'The X Factor' and much more.

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Spin

Watch Foo Fighters Shred a Tiny British Club as the 'Holy Shits'

Look's like the Foo is out of the bag: at last night's "Holy Shits" concert at Brighton's Concorde 2 theater in England, the Foo Fighters delivered a career-spanning set that included hits like "Rope" and "The Pretender" alongside deep cuts , snippets of new Sonic Highways material, and a cover of Tom Petty's "Breakdown." During "White Limo," the Foo Fighters invited the lead singer of a British Foo cover band onstage to sing with them.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty

The Orlando Sentinel

Check it out: Oviedo School of Rock's 'Rock & Grohl Live!' concert

WHAT : The next generation of rock arrives a little early this weekend to show off the musical skills they have learned at the School of Rock in Oviedo. The teenage student body pays tribute to drummer-turned-frontman Dave Grohl in two public concerts, playing hits from Nirvana , Foo Fighters, Them Crooked Vultures and the various bands in his long career.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

The Morning Call

American Hitmen are hard-rocking patriots; play Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem

It all began when two U.S. Marines starting jamming for their fellow Marines as they looked for a musical escape while serving in Fallujah during Operation Phantom Fury in 2004. Fast forward a decade and the American Hitmen are a rock and roll force.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Governor McAuliffe Proclaims September as Virginia Music Heritage Month

Governor Terry McAuliffe acknowledged Virginia's contribution to music history and innovation around the world by declaring September as Virginia Music Heritage Month. Virginia's musical contribution to American culture has been diverse and includes genres such as Piedmont Blues, folk, brass, hip-hop, mountain music, country, gospel, and rock and roll.

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