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Josh Freese is Foo Fighters' New Live Drummer

Josh Freese, photo via Veeps Josh Freese has been revealed as Foo Fighters' new live drummer. Foo Fighters confirmed Freese's involvement on Sunday during a pre-tour livestream called "Foo Fighters: Preparing Music For Concerts." Freese steps into the role previously…

May 21, 2023

Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert

By Alex Kluft Photo by Andreas Neumann On March 25, 2022, the world lost one the greatest drummers and member of one of the most important and biggest rock bands of all time, Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters. To…

Sep 28, 2022

Episode 120: Taylor Hawkins, Linear Drumming Basics, Dream Energy Series Crashes, and More

  In this episode, Mike and Mike discuss January cover artist Taylor Hawkins of rock megastars Foo Fighters. The education segment focuses on the basics of linear drumming. Up for review are some new additions to the Energy series from…

Dec 8, 2017

Taylor Hawkins Mentors Students

  Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters drummed with students at Riverside Central Elementary School in Rochester, MN on November 3. The visit was a celebration of the school’s new infusion of arts and music education, through President Obama’s Committee…

Nov 15, 2016

Nia Lovelis of Cherri Bomb

When I was really young my parents took me horseback riding, and the sound and feel of the rhythm got stuck in my head. It was then I knew I wanted to play drums. I come from a musical family:…

Oct 19, 2011

Drum God: Dave Grohl

Born January 14, 1969, Warren, Ohio Bio Born in Warren, Ohio, and raised in Alexandria, Virginia, Grohl kicked off his music career in the 80’s drumming for the band Freak Baby and later joined the Washington, DC punk rock band…

Aug 25, 2008

Dave Grohl: Returning To His Roots With Probot

(September 2005 Issue)Many drummers have hit it big since the post-metal resurgence of the early '90s. But no one has had the impact and influence of Dave Grohl. With the full-body flam and bass drum contortions of Nirvana's "Smells Like…

May 12, 2004