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Lollapalooza Day 3: Foo Fighters Play to Mud People; Best Coast, The Cars and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Evade the Rain

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Dripping from the torrential rain that plagued Sunday in Chicago, a white-eyed Dave Grohl confided to a sea of mud people, “You know what I like? A rock and roll band that actually gets up on stage and plays their fucking instruments,” before cuing a machine-gun “Monkey Wrench” march from Taylor Hawkins and throating that line about innocence, permanently etched into our early 90s conscious.

9 Aug 2011 | More

Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders – ‘Red Light Fever’

Like Chickenfoot and Them Crooked Vultures, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins’ second outing with the Coattail Riders is another perfectly solid and solidly entertaining foray into pedigreed, classic 1970s AOR territory. Red Light Fever finds Hawkins fronting what sounds like the hardest working L.A. bar band of the highest caliber.

26 Apr 2010 | 1 comment | More