Rock Report: Dave Grohl Gets Comfy, Coachella Streams, Green Day Inks Tom Hanks, Ben & Jerry’s Bonnaroo Ice Cream

Billy Joe Armstrong of Green Day, rock out in Detroit, Mich.

Rock News: Random Rock Headlines from the Week (Gibson.com)

-The Dave Grohl Aura: Unless you’ve been living under a rock, by now you’ve heard the Foo Fighters decided to record their just-released album, Wasting Light, in frontman Dave Grohl’s garage. But, the real question is, “Why?” As Grohl describes it, he simply found the relaxed approach to recording refreshing, invigorating and fun. More…

-Coachella Rocks: Coachella 2011 is April 15-17, and while the lineup is spectacular (PJ Harvey, The Black Keys, Interpol, Duran Duran, Mumford & Sons, Interpol), let’s face it – not everybody can jet to Indio, California, to enjoy the action. Thankfully, Coachella will be streaming the three-day show via the web. You can see all the action via the fest’s YouTube channel. Check out Gibson.com’s 5 must-see artists at Coachella. More…

-Green Day Inks Tom Hanks: After months of rumors and speculation, Green Day’s 2004 album, American Idiot, has been given the go-ahead to be made into a big-screen, feature film. Universal has officially signed Tom Hanks to produce the upcoming adaptation. More…

-Ice Cream That Rocks: As festival season approaches, there’s one act guaranteed to be at one of the world’s biggest, modern alternative music events in a delicious way: Ben & Jerry’s Bonnaroo Buzz ice cream. More…

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