'Dave Grohl Presents Sound City' to air on SiriusXM in advance of film release
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will host an exclusive, limited-run show which will air on a variety of SiriusXM music channels. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will premiere on Thursday, November 29 at 2 p.m. MT on Classic Vinyl, channel 26, in advance of the release of Grohl's feature-length film documentary of the same name.
According to a press release, "The weekly series will feature Grohl telling stories about the music recorded at the iconic Sound City Studios in Los Angeles. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will showcase the music recorded at Sound CitySiriusXM listeners will hear songs from albums like Neil Young's After the Gold Rush, Fleetwood Mac's Rumours, Metallica's Death Magnetic and Nirvana's Nevermind, which provided Grohl's own introduction to the legendary studio in 1991. Grohl's passion for the studio continued ever since and led him to purchase the main recording console after Sound City closed for commercial use in May 2011. "I'm so proud of the Sound City film and beyond excited for the world to see what I've been working on for the past year," said Dave Grohl. "Even before that, though, I'm grateful to SiriusXM for giving me the opportunity to share all this great music and to let people know what got me excited about Sound City in the first place." A schedule is below, with each show beginning at 2 p.m. MT. "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" schedule: Thursday, November 29 on Classic Vinyl, channel 26:1970-1975 (Neil Young, Spirit, Dr. John, Buckingham/Nicks, Elton John, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Nils Lofgren, Fleetwood Mac) Thursday, December 6 on Classic Rewind, channel 25:1975-1978 (War, Fleetwood Mac, Grateful Dead, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Cheap Trick) Thursday, December 13 on Classic Rewind, channel 25: 1979-1982 (Tom Petty, Rick Springfield, Santana, Tom Petty, Pat Benatar, Fear, Barry Manilow) Thursday, December 20 on Hair Nation, channel 39: 1983-1985 (Dio, Rick Springfield, Saxon, Ratt, Loudness, Tom Petty, Y&T) Thursday, December 27 on Lithium, channel 34: 1991-1993 (Nirvana, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Rage Against The Machine, Rancid) Thursday, January 3 on Octane, channel 37: 1993-1996 (Kyuss, Slayer, Danzig, Tom Petty, Jayhawks, Black Crowes, Johnny Cash) Thursday, January 10 on Lithium, channel 34: 1998-2007 (Queens Of The Stone Age, Jimmy Eat World, Frank Black And The Catholics, Terror, Nine Inch Nails) After each broadcast, "Dave Grohl Presents Sound City" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com.