We caught up with drummer Ashton Irwin, who told us about some of the older tunes he’s into, obsessing on Guardians of the Galaxy and how this gig helped him achieve a lifetime goal: meeting Dave Grohl.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”
It will be the first-ever Grammy telecast performance for Nine Inch Nails and QOTSA.
Strong performances at the benefit show from Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Chris Martin of Coldplay, a reunited Nirvana, Adam Sandler and Blake Lively’s dress.
Metallica, Jack White, Beck, the Kills, Skrillex and so many more top musical acts lit up a cold and foggy Golden Gate Park in San Francisco for the fifth and possibly finest edition of the Outside Lands music festival yet.
Her songs are musically in line with the likes of Sara Bareilles, using familiar arrangements and up-tempo percussion for a distinctly pop sound. But her lyrics are rougher, invoking comparisons to Adele.