The Foo Fighters appeared on The Howard Stern Show to promote "Sonic Highways" and the conversation switched to PRINCE covering "The Best Of You" during his Super Bowl Appearance and then for about 5 minutes.
Dave Grohl talked about just how amazing Prince is.
The Prince talk begins about 15:40 in.
Grohl talks about rehearsing "Whole Lotta Love" by Led Zeppelin and Dave thinks that Prince blew him off to perform it live. That is NOT true.
Dave, if you are reading this, he did not call you out the following week but he did look for you at other shows and thought you were there and was trying to call up the person he thought was you but his security guard let him know it was not you. True story. In fact, the security guard is now your guard and can confirm this if you ask him.
Also, someone has the footage of the rehearsal of "Whole Lotta Love" but it is misplaced right now.
Dave talked about Prince's recent W Hotel walk on performance that went viral this week. Howard had to talk about the last time he saw Prince and a majority of the show being performed in the dark. Howard needs to bring this up every time he talks about Prince.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Props to Dave and Howard, here is hoping Beth takes you to another Prince show where the lights are on buddy.
Don't miss this week's PRINCE Spreecast!
Gary Clark Jr. is set to perform on "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles"- a two-hour special that celebrates the group's legacy and the 50th "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" anniversary of their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Clark will perform the George Harrison-penned classic with The Eagles' Joe Walsh and Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl.
Footage above is of Gary Clark Jr. and Alicia Keys performing the Beatles classic.
So the part that Eric Clapton usually plays and that Prince killed at the 2004 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame will now be Gary's to play at the event. Kind of a big deal.
The show will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 9, from 8 - 10 p.m. ET/PT - exactly 50 years to the day, date, and time of the original event.
Gary is heading out on tour with Kings Of Leon this week. For tour dates, click here....
Dave Grohl took to David Letterman to promote "Sound City", his new movie about a recording studio in the San Fernando Valley. Later, he performed with Stevie Nicks & The Sound City Players.
It is always refreshing when someone talks about real music, especially Dave Grohl. They also talk about Mr. Nine Inch Nails-Trent Reznor.
Here is "You Can't Fix This" performed by the Sound City Players featuring Stevie Nicks.-DocFB
Diagnosis: A Whole Lotta Love for Dave Grohl....
Someone needs to get Dave Grohl his own talk show big time. He guest hosted "Chelsea Lately" last night for Chelsea Handler and had one of the funniest openings on Chelsea in quite some time.
From the Kardashian Armenian deli comment to Kevin Jonas to Justin Bieber to Jessica Simpson, it was comedy gold. All while rocking out on guitar, playing drums, smashing a guitar and playing with Chuy.
Check out the clip above if you like to laugh and rock.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Bad Ass Mother....what? Just talking bout Grohl!
Also nominated is Roger Waters.
Helpmann Awards Nominations Announcement, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Australia’s Helpmann Awards recognise excellence in live entertainment.
Frontier Touring toured Foo Fighters, Live Nation brought out Roger Waters, Gary Van Egmond and Chugg Entertainment toured Prince and Michael Coppel toured Sade.
They have all been nominated for the Best International Contemporary Concert.Sade. Photo By: Dr. Funkenberry
Here is the category:
Best International Contemporary Concert
Foo Fighters w/ special guests Tenacious D Stadium Tour 2011
Foo Fighters and The Frontier Touring Company
Prince Welcome 2 Australia
Prince, Van Egmond Group & Chugg Entertainment
Roger Waters’ The Wall Live
Roger Waters and Live Nation Australasia
Sade and Michael Coppel Present
The award is voted within the industry and not by fans.
Roger Waters, Foo Fighters with Tenacious D, Sade, AND Prince? Seems like the winner her was Australia!!!
Who do U think will win?-DocFB
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