The wall of stars: First Avenue’s massive monument to notable past performers is a landmark in its own right. We’re setting out to tell the stories of the artists whose names decorate the side of Minneapolis’s iconic rock venue. First up are the punk-rocking triple threat Babes in Toyland.
And here’s the entirety of Nirvana's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction and performance, in glorious HD.
Courtney Love photos from the July 2014 issue of Q magazine.
It was tricky because it’s not just [an HBO] series, it’s [a Foo Fighters] album. And so when you’re sequencing the series, you’re sequencing the album, so what do you sequence first? And how can you write the music before you shoot the episode? How do you know what the theme is going to be and how can you tell the story? These things would keep me up at night. I’m not only thinking about the lyric I have to spin the next day, I’m thinking about how it fits into the overall arc of the history of American music. It’s meant to be the musical equivalent of the finale of Usual Suspects. Like that scene where he’s sitting there, you’re going back through the whole episode. It’s basically that.