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On September 15, 2017.

On September 15, 2017, “RCA” label released “Concrete and Gold”, the ninth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded December 2016 – May 2017, at “EastWest Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Greg Kurstin.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, percussion
  • Chris Shiflett– guitar, percussion
  • Pat Smear– guitar, percussion
  • Nate Mendel– bass, percussion
  • Taylor Hawkins– lead and background vocals, drums, percussion
  • Rami Jaffee– piano, synthesizer, Mellotron, Casio SK-1, organ, percussion, Farfisa organ, ARP String Ensemble, clavinet, Reface, Wurlitzer, vibraphone, harmonium and pump organ, B3 organ, Moog
  • Greg Kurstin– piano, synthesizer, vibraphone, ARP String Ensemble, bass synth
  • Taylor Greenwood – background vocals
  • Justin Timberlake– background vocals
  • Alison Mosshart– background vocals
  • Shawn Stockman– background vocals
  • Inara George– background vocals
  • Kinga Bacik – cello
  • Thomas Lea – viola
  • Ginny Luke – violin
  • Dave Koz– saxophone
  • Jessy Greene– violin, cello
  • Greg Sierpowski – Optigan
  • Paul McCartney– drums
  • Darrell Thorp— mixing, engineering, mastering
  • Alex Pasco — engineering
  • Julian Burg — engineering
  • Samon Rajabnik — engineering
  • Brendan Dekora — engineering
  • Chaz Sexton — assistant engineer
  • David Ives — mastering

Track listing:

All music is composed by Dave Grohl, Chris Shiflett, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Taylor Hawkins, and Rami Jaffee.

  1. T-Shirt
  2. Run
  3. Make It Right
  4. The Sky is a Neighborhood
  5. La Dee Da
  6. Dirty Water
  7. Arrows
  8. Happy Ever After (Zero Hour)
  9. Sunday Rain
  10. The Line
  11. Concrete and Gold

On May 20, 1997.

On May 20, 1997, “Roswell” and “Capitol” labels released “The Colour and the Shape”, the second Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded November 1996 – February 1997, at “Bear Creek” in Woodinville, WA. “WGNS” in Washington, D.C., “Grandmaster Recorders” in Hollywood, and was produced by Gil Norton. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in USA by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead vocals, guitar, drums, art direction
  • Pat Smear– guitar, art direction
  • Nate Mendel– bass, art direction
  • William Goldsmith– drums
  • Taylor Hawkins– drums
  • Lance Bangs, Chris Bilheimer, Ryan Boesch – handclaps
  • Louise Post- backing vocals
  • Bradley Cook, Geoff Turner – engineering
  • Ryan Boesch, Todd Burke, Don Farwell, Ryan Hadlock, Jason Mauza – assistant engineering
  • Chris Sheldon– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Bradley Cook, Geoff Turner – recording technicians
  • Jeffery Fey – art direction, design
  • Tommy Steele – art direction
  • George Mimnaugh – design
  • Andy Engel – logo design
  • Josh Kessler – photography

 Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel and Pat Smear except where noted.

  1. Doll
  2. Monkey Wrench
  3. Hay, Johnny Park!
  4. My Poor Brain
  5. Wind Up
  6. Up in Arms
  7. My Hero
  8. See You
  9. Enough Space – Dave Grohl
  10. February Stars
  11. Everlong – Dave Grohl
  12. Walking After You – Dave Grohl
  13. New Way Home

On October 22, 2002.

On October 22, 2002, “Roswell” and “RCA” labels released “One by One”, the fourth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded April – May 2002, at “Studio 606” in Alexandria, Virginia, and was produced by Adam Kasper, Nick Raskulinecz, Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Shiflett.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, piano
  • Nate Mendel– bass
  • Taylor Hawkins– lead vocal, drums, percussion
  • Chris Shiflett– lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Brian May– guitar
  • Krist Novoselic– backing vocals
  • Gregg Bissonette– drums
  • Nick Raskulinecz – engineer
  • Jim Scott– mixing
  • J. Lara – mastering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering, mixing
  • Bob Michaels – mastering
  • Melinda Pepler – production coordinator
  • J. Lara – digital editing
  • Eddie Escalante – authoring
  • Kehni Davis – quality control
  • Rupesh Pattni – graphic design
  • Anton Corbijn– photography
  • Joshua White – photography, illustrations
  • Raymond Pettibon– artwork, illustrations
  • Hiro Arishima – liner notes

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel and Chris Shiflett, except where noted.

  1. All My Life
  2. Low
  3. Have It All
  4. Times Like These
  5. Disenchanted Lullaby
  6. Tired of You
  7. Halo
  8. Lonely As You
  9. Overdrive
  10. Burn Away
  11. Come Back

On October 17, 2000.

On October 17, 2000, “Divine” and “Priority” labels released “Iommi”, the debut Tony Iommi solo album. It was recorded 1996 – 2000, at “A&M Studios”, “Chipping Norton”, “Long View Farm”, “Sunset Marquis Hotel” and “Olympic Studios”, and was produced by Bob Marlette.

Personnel:

  • Tony Iommi– lead and rhythm guitar
  • Bob Marlette– keyboard, programming, engineering, mixing
  • Martin “Ace” Kent – rhythm guita
  • Brian May– lead guitar
  • Billy Corgan– rhythm guitar
  • Henry Rollins– vocals
  • Skin – vocals
  • Dave Grohl– vocals, drums
  • Laurence Cottle– bass
  • Terry Phillips – bass
  • Jimmy Copley– drums
  • John Tempesta– drums
  • Philip Anselmo– vocals
  • Laurence Cottle – bass
  • Matt Cameron– drums
  • Serj Tankian– vocals
  • Jimmy Copley – drums
  • Billy Corgan– vocals, bass
  • Kenny Aronoff– drums
  • Ian Astbury– vocals
  • Peter Steele– vocals, bass
  • Ozzy Osbourne– vocals
  • Bill Ward– drums
  • Billy Idol– vocals
  • Ben Shepherd– bass
  • Ralph Baker – executive production
  • Art Shoji – art direction
  • Maggie Magarian – art direction, design
  • William Hames, Ross Halfin, Mike Clement, Gene Kirkland – photography
  • JMO Design – logo

Track listing:

  1. Laughing Man (In the Devil Mask) – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Henry Rollins
  2. Meat – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Skin
  3. Goodbye Lament – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Dave Grohl
  4. Time is Mine – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Philip Anselmo
  5. Patterns – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Serj Tankian
  6. Black Oblivion – Tony Iommi, Billy Corgan
  7. Flame On – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Ian Astbury
  8. Just Say No To Love – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Peter Steele
  9. Who’s Fooling Who – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Ozzy Osbourne
  10. Into the Night – Tony Iommi, Bob Marlette, Billy Idol

On June 14, 2005.

On June 14, 2005, “RCA” label released “In Your Honor”, the fifth Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded January – March 2005, at “Studio 606 West” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Nick Raskulinecz, Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins and Chris Shiflett. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2 x Platinum in Ireland by “IRMA”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, 2 x Platinum in UK by “BPI”, and Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar, percussion, drums
  • Nate Mendel– bass
  • Taylor Hawkins– drums, percussion, lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Chris Shiflett– lead guitar
  • Joe Beebe – guitar
  • Danny Clinch– harmonica
  • Petra Haden– violin
  • Josh Homme– rhythm guitar
  • John Paul Jones– mandolin, piano
  • Rami Jaffee– keyboards
  • Norah Jones– vocals, piano
  • Nick Raskulinecz– bass, double bass
  • Mike Terry– engineering
  • Nick Raskulinecz, Elliot Scheiner– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Dan Winters, Danny Clinch – photography
  • Brett Kilroe, Robin C. Hendrickson – additional art and concept
  • Kevin Reagan – art direction, design
  • Bret Healey – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel and Chris Shiflett.

  1. In Your Honor
  2. No Way Back
  3. Best of You
  4. DOA
  5. Hell
  6. The Last Song
  7. Free Me
  8. Resolve
  9. The Deepest Blues Are Black
  10. End Over End

 

 

On February 28, 1995.

On February 28, 1995, “Columbia” label released “Ball-Hog or Tugboat?”, the debut Mike Watt solo album. It was recorded May – September 1994, and was produced by Mike Watt.

Personnel:

  • Mike Watt- bass, lead and background Vocals, spoken word
  • Dave Grohl- drums, guitar
  • Nels Cline- guitar, slide guitar, lead guitar, nylon guitar
  • Eddie Vedder- guitar, lead and background vocals
  • J Mascis- guitar, drums
  • Cris Kirkwood- banjo
  • Curt Kirkwood, Gary Lee Conner- lead guitar
  • Krist Novoselic- Farfisa organ
  • Carla Bozulich- vocals, background vocals
  • Michael Preussner, Bob Lee- drums
  • Joe Baiza, Zander Schloss, John Strohm, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Butler, Todd Rigione- guitar
  • Paul Roessler- piano
  • Danny Frankel- percussion
  • Spot- mandolin, viola
  • Evan Dando- vocals
  • Anna Waronker, Rachel Haden, Coco Hayley Gordon Moore, Mario Caldato Jr.- background vocals
  • Petra Haden- background vocals, violin
  • Frank Black, Henry Rollins, Mark Lanegan, Michael Diamond, Pat Smear, Dave Pirner, Tiffany Anders- vocals
  • Keith McCaw- acoustic guitar
  • Stephen Perkins- percussion, drums
  • Steve Shelley, Wayne Griffin, Brock Avery, John Molo, Richie West – drums
  • Epic Soundtracks- tambourine
  • Tony Atherton- alto saxophone
  • Flea- Lead Bass, Pocket trumpet
  • Vince Meghrouni- percussion, background vocals, vocals, drums, tenor saxophone
  • Kathleen Hanna- spoken word
  • Bernie Worrell- B3 organ
  • Adam Horovitz- drums, guitar, background vocals
  • Ronda Rindone- bass clarinet
  • Tony Maxwell- cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Mike Watt; except where noted.

  1. Big Train – Tony Kinman, Chip Kinman
  2. Against The 70’s
  3. Drove Up From Pedro
  4. Piss-Bottle Man
  5. Chinese Firedril – Mike Watt, Joe Carducci
  6. Intense Song For Madonna To Sing
  7. Tuff Gnarl – Sonic Youth
  8. Sexual Military Dynamics – Mike Watt, Henry Rollins
  9. Max And Wells
  10. E-Ticket Ride
  11. .. One Reporter’s Opinion
  12. Song For Igor
  13. Tell ‘Em Boy!
  14. Sidemouse Advice
  15. Heartbeat
  16. Maggot Brain – George Clinton, Eddie Hazel
  17. Coincidence Is Either Hit Or Miss

On June 3, 2013.

On June 3, 2013, “Matador Records” label released “…Like Clockwork”, the sixth Queens of the Stone Age album. It was recorded August 2012-March 2013, at “Pink Duck Studios” in Burbank, California, and was produced by Josh Homme, James Lavelle, Troy Van Leeuwen, Dean Feritta and Michael Shuman. The album cover art was by British artist Boneface. “NME” magazine ranked it at number 335 in its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Josh Homme– lead vocals, guitar, slide guitar, glass,  shakers, piano, Moog synthesizer, Roland SH-201,drums,  percussion, air ,frog and looper, twelve-string guitar, bass guitar
  • Troy Van Leeuwen– guitar, backing vocals, Moog synthesizer, shakers,  handclaps, lap steel guitar, twelve-string guitar, drone guitar, Korg synthesizer, percussion, acoustic guitar,  twelve-string slide guitar
  • Dean Fertita– keyboards, guitar, backing vocals, piano, Wurlitzer electric piano, glass, slide guitar, Moog and Korg synthesizers, Rhodes piano, Korg MS-10, clavinet
  • Michael Shuman– bass guitar, backing vocals, cymbals, tambourine, twelve-string guitar, Moog synthesizer, guitar, claves, shakers and handclaps, mellotron
  • Dave Grohl– drums, percussion
  • Joey Castillo– drums, percussion, handclaps
  • Nick Oliveri– backing vocals
  • Mark Lanegan– backing vocals
  • Trent Reznor– co-lead vocals, kick and snare, backing vocals
  • Jake Shears– backing vocals
  • Alex Turner– backing vocals
  • Elton John– backing vocals, piano
  • Jon Theodore– drums, percussion
  • Charlie May– piano
  • Philip Sheppard– strings and arrangements
  • James Lavelle– arrangements
  • Mark Rankin– recording, mixing
  • Joe Barresi– mixing
  • Alain Johannes– additional engineering
  • Justin Smith – additional engineering
  • Gavin Lurssen– mastering
  • Boneface – design, illustrations
  • Liam Brazier – animations

Track listing:

All lyrics by Josh Homme; all music by Troy Van Leewen, Dean Fertita, Michael Shuman and Josh Homme,except where noted.

  1. Keep Your Eyes Peeled
  2. I Sat by the Ocean
  3. The Vampyre of Time and Memory
  4. If I Had a Tail
  5. My God Is the Sun
  6. Kalopsia
  7. Fairweather Friends – Mark Lanegan, Troy Van Leewen, Dean Fertita, Michael Shuman, Josh Homme
  8. Smooth Sailing
  9. I Appear Missing
  10. …Like Clockwork

On April 12, 2012.

On April 12, 2011, “Roswell/RCA” label released “Wasting Light”, the seventh Foo Fighters studio album. It was recorded September – December 2010, at Dave Grohl’s garage, and was produced by Butch Vig. In 2012, “Wasting Light” earned Foo Fighters five “Grammy Awards”, including “Best Rock Album”. The album was certified 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”, Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 2 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”, and Platinum in UK by “BPI”.

Personnel:

  • Dave Grohl– lead vocals, rhythm guitar, lead guitar
  • Pat Smear– rhythm guitar, lead guitar, baritone guitar
  • Nate Mendel– bass
  • Taylor Hawkins– drums, backing vocals, percussion
  • Chris Shiflett– lead guitar, backing vocals, tenor guitar
  • Bob Mould– guitar and backing vocals, backing vocals
  • Krist Novoselic– bass, accordion
  • Rami Jaffee– keyboards, mellotron, organ
  • Jessy Greene– violin
  • Fee Waybill– backing vocals
  • Butch Vig – percussion
  • Drew Hester− percussion
  • Alan Moulder– mixing
  • Joe LaPorta– mastering
  • Emily Lazar– mastering
  • James Brown – engineer
  • Morning Breath Inc. – art direction, design
  • Steve Gullick – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear.

  1. Bridge Burning
  2. Rope
  3. Dear Rosemary
  4. White Limo
  5. Arlandria
  6. These Days
  7. Back & Forth
  8. A Matter of Time
  9. Miss the Misery
  10. I Should Have Known
  11. Walk

On September 21, 1993.

in_utero

On September 21, 1993, “DGC Records” label released “In Utero”, the third and the final Nirvana studio album. It was recorded February 12–26, 1993, at “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Steve Albini and Scott Litt. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “In Utero” at number 435 on its list of the “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album was certified Platinum in Argentina by “CAPIF”; 2 x Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; 6 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Japan by “RIAJ”; 3 x Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”; Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; Platinum in UK by “BPI”; and 5 x Platinum in the US by “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Kurt Cobain- guitar, lead vocals, art direction, design, photography
  • Krist Novoselic- bass guitar
  • Dave Grohl- drums, backing vocals
  • Steve Albini – engineer
  • Robert Fisher – art direction, design, photography
  • Alex Grey– illustrations
  • Adam Kasper – second engineer
  • Michael Lavine– photography
  • Scott Litt– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– audio mastering
  • Karen Mason – photography
  • Charles Peterson– photography
  • Kera Schaley – cello
  • Neil Wallace – photography
  • Bob Weston– technician

Track listing:

  1. Serve the Servants –Kurt Cobain
  2. Scentless Apprentice – Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic
  3. Heart-Shaped Box – Kurt Cobain
  4. Rape Me – Kurt Cobain
  5. Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle – Kurt Cobain
  6. Dumb – Kurt Cobain
  7. Very Ape – Kurt Cobain
  8. Milk It – Kurt Cobain
  9. Pennyroyal Tea – Kurt Cobain
  10. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter – Kurt Cobain
  11. tourette’s – Kurt Cobain
  12. All Apologies – Kurt Cobain

 

On August 27, 2002.

Queens_of_the_Stone_Age_-_Songs_for_the_Deaf

On August 27, 2002, “Interscope” label released “Songs for the Deaf”, the third Queens of the Stone Age studio album. It was recorded October–November 2001, March–June 2002, at “The Site” in San Rafael, California, “Conway Recording Studios”;“Barefoot” in Hollywood, and was produced by  Josh Homme, Adam Kasper and  Eric Valentine.The album features Foo Fighters and former Nirvana member Dave Grohl as a guest drummer. In 2008, “Songs for the Deaf” was certified Platinum in Europe by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry” (IFPI).

Personnel:

  • Josh Homme– vocals, guitar
  • Nick Oliveri– bass, vocals
  • Mark Lanegan– vocals
  • Dave Grohl– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Alain Johannes– e-bow, organ, piano, flamenco guitar, theremin, lap steel guitar
  • Natasha Shneider– e-bow, organ, piano, theremin
  • Gene Trautmann– drums
  • Dean Ween– guitar
  • Brendon McNichol– lead guitar
  • Chris Goss– guitar, keyboard, backing vocals
  • Paz Lenchantin– strings
  • Ana Lenchantin– strings
  • Molly McGuire– accordion
  • John Gove –horns
  • Kevin Porter – horns
  • Brad Kintscher – horns
  • Chris Goss- recording, assisting production
  • Alain Johannes– recording
  • Brian Gardner – mastering
  • Dan Druff– guitar technician
  • Hutch– sound technician
  • Bob Brunner “Mates” – pre-production

The album songsare interluded by staged bits of radio chatter with guest DJs. In order of appearance:

  • Blag Dahliaas DJ “Kip Kasper” of KLON – KLONE Radio of Los Angeles
  • Alain Johannesas DJ “Héctor Bonifacio Echeberria Cervantes de la Cruz Arroyo Rojas”
  • Chris Gossas DJ “Elastic Ass” of KRDL – Kurdle 109 of Chino Hills
  • C-Minus as DJ for KOOL
  • Casey Chaosas station ad promoting “All Death Metal, all the time.”
  • Jeordie Whiteas DJ Tom Sherman of Banning College Radio
  • Lux Interioras DJ for AM580
  • Jesse Hughesas Preacher
  • Natasha Shneideras DJ for WOMB – The Womb
  • Dave Catchingas DJ for WANT of Wonder Valley

Track listing:

All tracks by Joshua Homme and Nick Oliveri, except where noted.

  1. The Real Song for the Deaf
  2. You Think I Ain’t Worth a Dollar, But I Feel Like a Millionaire – Josh Homme, Mario Lalli
  3. No One Knows – Josh Homme, Mark Lanegan
  4. First It Giveth
  5. A Song for the Dead – Josh Homme, Mark Lanegan
  6. The Sky Is Fallin’
  7. Six Shooter
  8. Hangin’ Tree – Josh Homme, Alan Johannes
  9. Go With the Flow
  10. Gonna Leave You
  11. Do It Again
  12. God is in the Radio
  13. Another Love Song
  14. A Song for the Deaf” (Contains a hidden outtake version of “Feel Good Hit of the Summer” with all lyrics replaced with manic laughter.) – Josh Homme, Nick Oliveri, Mark Lanegan
  15. Mosquito Song