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John Fogerty, Rick Springfield + Stevie Nicks Rock NYC With Dave Grohl and the ‘Sound City’ Players

Liz Ramanand, UltimateClassicRock.com
Liz Ramanand, UltimateClassicRock.com

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters and Nirvana fame assembled an all-star cast of musicians for his new documentary 'Sound City,' and for the lucky fans in select cities, he has been taking the show on the road with him. Following performances in Park City, Utah, and Los Angeles, the Sound City Players hit New York City for a one-night stand last night (Feb. 13) at Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Elton John to Appear on Next Queens of the Stone Age Album

Elton John Dave Grohl
Mark Metcalfe / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Dave Grohl can now add Elton John to his growing list of famous collaborators. The classic rocker has joined Queens of the Stone Age, with whom Grohl is drumming while Foo Fighters are on hiatus, to record a song on their upcoming album. During an interview the two indicated that the style is very different from what fans have come to expect from the famous piano player.

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Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City Players’ to Perform New York Show

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As proof that you can't keep a good band down, the Sound City Players, a supergroup put together by Dave Grohl to promote his 'Sound City' documentary, will perform at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom on Feb. 13. This will be their only New York appearance.

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Foo Fighters Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins to Induct Rush at 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

Dave Grohl Rush
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Foo Fighters bandmates Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins will induct Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this April, during a ceremony in Los Angeles, Calif. A press release at RockHall.com also revealed who will induct Albert King, Randy Newman and Donna Summer, but didn't mention what artist will do the honors for Heart or Public Enemy.

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Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty + More Join Dave Grohl Onstage at Sundance ‘Sound City’ Party

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In what may have been the greatest night of live band karaoke the world has ever seen, Dave Grohl premiered his 'Sound City' documentary at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday (Jan. 18) in style.

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Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Rick Nielsen, Scott Reeder, ‘From Can to Can’t’ – Song Review

Sound City
RCA / Roswell

More sounds from the upcoming 'Sound City Reel to Reel' album have been released. Rocker and film director Dave Grohl has teamed with Slipknot's Corey Taylor, Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick and bassist Scott Reeder to create 'From Can to Can't,' a soaring rock ballad that will transcend one back to 2002 when everything on the radio was thick with heartache power chords and thin on melody.

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Dave Grohl on Paul McCartney Collaboration: ‘It Just Came Out of Nowhere’

Paul McCartney and Dave Grohl
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

If it seemed to you like 'Cut Me Some Slack,' Paul McCartney's collaboration with the surviving members of Nirvana that was unveiled during the 12-12-12 benefit, came out of nowhere, don't feel like you're out of the loop -- according to Dave Grohl, that's really the way it happened.

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Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Documentary to Hit Theaters on Jan. 31

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YouTube

After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 18, Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary will be released to theaters in cities across the country. The one-night-only event will take place in over 40 cities on Jan. 31, with additional one-night showings on Feb. 1, Feb. 7, Feb. 15, Feb. 20 and Feb. 22.

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John Fogerty, Stevie Nicks + More to Join Dave Grohl’s All-Star Sound City Players Band

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The band Dave Grohl has assembled to support his 'Sound City' documentary wouldn't fit into the legendary studio at one time. John Fogerty and Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks are just two of Grohl's Sound City Players. The group will make their live debut on Jan. 18 at Park City Live.

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Paul McCartney, Nirvana Song ‘Cut Me Some Slack’ Available for Sale

Paul McCartney, Nirvana
Larry Bussaca, Getty Images

Paul McCartney's collaboration with the surviving members of Nirvana wasn't as unlikely as it seemed on Wednesday night. Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic joined the Beatle to close the 12-12-12 concert at Madison Square Garden. They sang 'Cut Me Some Slack,' which they wrote and recorded for Grohl's upcoming 'Sound City' documentary soundtrack, and the studio version is now available for sale on iTunes.

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