Twenty-five years ago this summer, the ponytailed drummer from Nirvana bet on himself and released a solo album under the moniker "Foo Fighters". I think that gamble paid off. Let's go back to 1995, when a secretly funny and charismatic dude made the jump from the one of the most important rock bands of the 20th century to one of the biggest rawk bands of the 21st.
Look at the stars, look how they shine for you... then accept the fact that it's Coldplay week on the Throwback Pod. This week, Dan and Bob dig into everyone's favorite mopey Brits' debut album, Parachutes. Did Chuck Klosterman get it right when he said "Coldplay is absolutely the shittiest fucking band I've ever heard in my entire fucking life" or did Chris Martin & co. actually write a post-BritPop masterpiece? Let's find out.