Tag: Foo Fighters

FOO FIGHTERS, O2 Arena – Evening Standard, 20 Sept 2017

What Dave Grohl called “our London record release party” did feel less momentous than his band’s delayed, long awaited Glastonbury headline set this summer, or the Wembley Stadium shows that never were in 2015 – cancelled when the frontman broke his leg. But as parties go, this was a belter. Like all the finest gatherings, it was loud, long and… Read more →

FOO FIGHTERS interview – Evening Standard, 25 Aug 2017

Dave Grohl has another term for a band hiatus – he calls it an “I hate us”. There was reason to believe that his band Foo Fighters were on shaky ground at the start of last year.   During their last world tour, the frontman’s badly broken leg meant the cancellation of seven massive shows – including two Wembley Stadiums… Read more →

READING FESTIVAL – Evening Standard, 28 Aug 2012

I’ve long admired the grit and commitment of Reading Festival goers, who have no healing fields, children’s yurts or tacked-on literary events to distract them but must dedicate themselves fully to watching band after heavy band. Apart from the appearance of new railway sheds to the right and the current availability of halloumi, it has been ever thus. This year… Read more →