The Rock Association Game – Full Circle of Grohl

This week on Melksham Town Sound we played The Rock Association Game, making it a little Dave Grohl themed in anticipation of the upcoming FOO FIGHTERS album, Sonic Highways.  If you didn’t catch the show, here are the tracks and the links between them…

Foo Fighters – All My Life

From their 4th studio album, 2002’s ‘One By One‘. This track won the Foos the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance, which was won by this band in 1993…

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Give It Away

From the legendary album ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’, produced by Rick Rubin who worked with Weezer on…

Weezer – Everybody Get Dangerous

From the self-titled 2008 album (more commonly known as ‘The Red Album‘) released on DGC/Interscope in 2008, alongside…

Rise Against – Audience of One

Second single from the ‘Appeal To Reason‘ album, that video was directed by Brett Simon who also directed the vid for…

Queens Of The Stone Age – Sick, Sick, Sick

Second single from the ‘Era Vulgaris‘ album. Julian Casablancas of The Strokes played Casio guitar and provided backing vocals on the track. Casablancas now owns a record label called Cult Records, who put out…

Cerebral Ballzy – Another Day

Opening track from the Brooklyn band’s second album ‘Jaded & Faded‘. They recently toured the UK with…

OFF! – Red, White and Black

Hardcore supergroup, made up of Keith Morris of Circle Jerks/Black Flag, Dimitri Coats of Burning Brides, Steven Shane McDonald from Red Kross and Mario Rubalcaba from Rocket from the Crypt/Hot Snakes. Talking of punk supergroups…

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – On The Radio

Cover of the Donna Summer song from 1979. Featuring Spike Slawson of Swingin’ Utters, Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters (another link!!), Joey Cape and Dave Raun of Lagwagon and Fat Mike of…

NOFX – Creeping Out Sara

From the LA punks’ 11th studio album ‘Coaster‘, the song is about meeting Sara Quin of indie band Tegan and Sara. The vinyl edition of the album has an alternate version called ‘Creeping Out Tegan’ which has alternate lyrics and is about a meeting with Sara’s identical twin sister and bandmate Tegan Quin, who featured on…

Against Me! – Borne On The FM Waves Of The Heart

From the band’s 4th full length release, 2007’s ‘New Wave‘, and debut on Sire Records. It was produced by Butch Vig, who also produced…

Green Day – Know Your Enemy

From ‘21st Century Breakdown‘, Green Day’s 8th studio album and the band’s second album in a row that won the Grammy for Best Rock Album after ‘American Idiot‘ won in 2005. The album was recorded at Ocean Way Recordings in Hollywood, the same place as…

R.E.M. – What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?

1994’s ‘Monster‘ was the 9th studio album from the legendary band, showing off some grunge tones, produced by long-time associate and producer Scott Litt who also mixed…

Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box

First single from the band’s third and final album ‘In Utero‘, obviously featuring Dave Grohl on drums!

And there you have it! From Dave Grohl to Dave Grohl with a load of fun in between! Tune into The Colour Of Vinyl, live on Melksham Town Sound every Wednesday, 8-9pm.

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