Los Angeles, CA, (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — David Renzer, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group, today announced the the renewal of an exclusive publishing agreement with Foo Fighters frontman, Dave Grohl.
David Renzer, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group said, "Dave Grohl has long been at the forefront of rock, first as a member of Nirvana and now leading the hugely successful Foo Fighters, as well as his various other projects. We are honored to continue our long-term relationship as his worldwide publisher."
In addition to Dave Grohl, Universal Music Publishing Group also represents the music publishing interests of Foo Fighters band members and co-writers Taylor Hawkins and Chris Schiflett.
The announcement comes on the heels of the release of the Foo Fighter’s sixth studio album, Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace (RCA) which already debuted No. 1 on the UK album charts. The first single "The Pretender" is currently No. 1 on Billboard’s U.S. Alternative/Modern Rock chart and No. 2 on the U.S. Mainstream Rock tracks.
As founder and leader of the globally multi-platinum and multiple Grammy winning Foo Fighters, from his work as Nirvana drummer, to stand-in drummer for Queens Of The Stone Age, Tenacious D., Killing Joke and Nine Inch Nails, Grohl has applied his Midas touch to every project he's ever undertaken.
Dave Grohl has four Grammy wins with the Foo Fighters, including “Learn to Fly” – Best Music Video (2000); There Is Nothing Left to Lose – Best Rock Album (2000); “All My Life” – Best Rock Performance (2002), and One By One – Best Rock Album (2003). – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers