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Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen Rocked Out, Raised Money at Sandy Relief Concert | Alicia Keys, Kanye West

UpdatePosted 12/12/2012 11:35PM

Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Kanye West & More at 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert

Originally posted 12/12/2012 06:30PM

It's time for a concert for a great cause.

On Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., musicians including Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys and Kanye West took the stage at Madison Square Garden for the 12-12-12 Concert for Sandy Relief.

The concert raised money to benefit those affected by the superstorm in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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Sir Paul McCartney to Lead Nirvana Reunion at 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert | Nirvana, Paul McCartney

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Sir Paul McCartney to Lead Nirvana Reunion at 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert

Originally posted 12/12/2012 01:50PM

Smells like The Beatles?

Sir Paul McCartney will front a Nirvana reunion as part of Wednesday night's 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

The performance comes 18 years after lead singer Kurt Cobain took his own life at just 27 in 1994.

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Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen to Headline 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert

Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen to Headline 12-12-12 Sandy Relief Concert

Originally posted 12/07/2012 02:20PM

A benefit concert to help the victims of Superstorm Sandy will showcase both hometown talent, such as Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen, and stars from abroad, including Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton.

The event – 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief – will be held at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday and will benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which offers assistance to those in the tri-state area who have been impacted by Sandy, the devastating storm of historic proportions that has left thousands homeless and caused millions of dollars worth of damages.

The event is set for broadcast Dec. 12 and will be live-streamed right here on PEOPLE.com as well as at 121212concert.org.

Other artists set to perform include: Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and more.

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Courtney Love Apologizes to Daughter Frances Bean

Courtney Love Apologizes to Daughter Frances Bean

Originally posted 04/14/2012 08:20PM

Courtney Love is reaching out to her daughter Frances Bean Cobain – on Twitter.

Love previously angered her daughter by claiming on the social media site that Kurt Cobain's former bandmate Dave Grohl "hit on" Frances Bean, but now Love says she regrets spreading the rumor, which was denied by both Grohl and Frances.

"Bean, sorry I believed the gossip," Love tweeted early Saturday. "Mommy loves you."

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Frances Bean Blasts Mom Courtney Love for 'Gross' Tweets

UpdatePosted 04/12/2012 08:45PM

Frances Bean Blasts Mom Courtney Love for 'Gross' Tweets

Originally posted 04/12/2012 06:40PM

Oh, mom, not again.

Frances Bean Cobain lashed out at her mother Courtney Love for claiming on Twitter than her late husband Kurt Cobain's bandmate Dave Grohl had "hit on" Frances and that "she was curious."

"While I'm generally silent on the affairs of my biological mother, her recent tirade has taken a gross turn," says Frances. "I have never been approached by Dave Grohl in more than a platonic way. I'm in a monogamous relationship and very happy."

Frances adds: "Twitter should ban my mother."

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Nirvana's Surviving Members Recall Genius & Pain of Kurt Cobain | Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Kurt Cobain

Nirvana's Surviving Members Recall Genius & Pain of Kurt Cobain

Originally posted 09/26/2011 02:30PM

When Kurt Cobain killed himself on April 5, 1994, he left behind two shell-shocked musicians who suddenly lost a close friend – but not their desire to make music.

"I remember the day after Kurt died, waking up and thinking, 'Wow, I get to wake up again. Okay. Make good with what you've got,' " Dave Grohl said Saturday in a radio interview with Jon Stewart to mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind.

Asked if he thought he wouldn't be able to enjoy music again, Krist Novoselic said he had felt the opposite. "It was so much reality," Novoselic said, and he recalled thinking to himself: "No, I'm going to live."

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Dave Grohl Eyes Actress to Play Him in Kurt Cobain Biopic

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Dave Grohl Eyes Actress to Play Him in Kurt Cobain Biopic

Originally posted 03/01/2010 10:30AM

The proposed Kurt Cobain biopic will undoubtedly proceed without his blessing, but Dave Grohl, former Nirvana band mate and Foo Fighters frontman, is taking a stand when it comes to who should portray him.

"I don't know about anyone else, but I'm crossing my fingers that Shelley Duvall plays me," the musician deadpans to PEOPLE. And though it may seem to be an odd choice for casting directors, Grohl explains why the actress made famous by being chased around by an ax-weilding Jack Nicholson is the right "man" for the job.

"Shelley Duvall in The Shining ..." he says, laughing. "That is MY face, you cannot get any closer than that."

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Rocker Dave Grohl: New Daughter Is 'Loud as Hell'

Babies

Rocker Dave Grohl: New Daughter Is 'Loud as Hell'

Originally posted 04/21/2009 11:00AM

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, 40, and his wife Jordyn Blum, 32, welcomed their second daughter on April 17, the singer announced in a statement.

Harper Willow Grohl is named after Grohl’s great uncle Harper Bonebrake and, according to dad, is "7 lbs. 8 oz., 20-inches long and loud as hell."

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Dave Grohl and Wife Expecting Baby No. 2

Babies

Dave Grohl and Wife Expecting Baby No. 2

Originally posted 10/26/2008 05:00PM

Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl, 39, and his wife Jordyn, 32, are expecting a second child, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

The duo, who welcomed daughter Violet Maye in April 2006, have spoken about how much parenthood has changed them.

"We don't talk about how much we drank last night [anymore]," Grohl told PEOPLE last year. "[Now] it's how much sleep we got, how much sleep the baby got, diaper rash, formula. We used to go on the road for three months at a time. It's a struggle for me to leave for even 12 days. I realized the life I always imagined beginning once the band ended has to begin now."

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Dave Grohl, Wife Have a Girl | Dave Grohl

UpdatePosted 04/21/2006 12:45PM

Dave Grohl, Wife Have a Girl

Originally posted 04/20/2006 08:50PM

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and his wife, Jordyn Blum, welcomed their first child, Violet Maye, on Saturday, April 15, in Los Angeles, Grohl's rep confirms to PEOPLE.

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Filed Under: Birth, Dave Grohl

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