Foo Fighters new LP “Sonic Highways” out in Nov! Tracklist revealed!

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Foo Fighters have today revealed that their new album will be titled Sonic Highways.

The LP is slated for released on the 10th of November, with the 180-gram vinyl edition featuring nine covers, including one for each of the eight cities the band recorded in for the record.

Frontman Dave Grohl has revealed that the album will feature guest appearances by a number of notable musicians, including Chuck D, Carrie Underwood, Gary Clark, Jr., Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen, Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes and Joe Walsh. He has also revealed that the album will be the Foos’ longest. “When you get Joe Walsh with you out in the desert, it’s not going to be a three-minute pop single.”

The complete tracklist for Sonic Highways is as follows:

Foo Fighters Sonic Highways1. “Something From Nothing”
2. “The Feast and the Famine”
3. “Congregation”
4. “What Did I Do?/God as My Witness”
5. “Outside”
6. “In the Clear”
7. “Subterranean”
8. “I Am a River”


Grohl has said in conversation with Rolling Stone that the album had originally been planned to be even bigger, taking in recording locations the world over. However, as soon as it became apparent that the plan would not be financially viable, the band instead decided to focus on their homeland: “We’re an American band,” he said. “We wouldn’t be the band we are if it wasn’t for the cities here and their music.”

Check out a new video clip, featuring some of the music from the album, below!

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Foo Fighters tease 8 seconds of 8th album!

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Following yesterday’s reveal of what might be the Foo Fighters new album cover art, the teases continue afresh today!

The band have now released an 8 second clip featuring snippets of material from the new record, most notably frontman Dave Grohl shouting “All rise!”

It sounds very much like the new album could be the heaviest and most intense work that the Foos have released for some time.

Check out the clip below:

A further “major” announcement is expected from the Foo Fighters camp next Monday 11th August.

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Foo Fighters new album artwork revealed?

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Foo Fighters fans have pieced together an image which is thought to be the cover art for the band’s new album.

Following the announcement that the Dave Grohl and co. would reveal some “big news” next Monday 11th August, various sets of co-ordinates were posted online via the Foo Fighters official Twitter account.

At each location a poster could be found which, when pieced together, make a larger image with a figure eight in the centre. The as-yet unnamed album will be Foo Fighters’ eighth album.

The full image contains landmarks from eight US cities: Seattle, Chicago, New York, Hollywood, Washington, D.C., Austin, New Orleans and Nashville. All are cities in which the Foos are known to have recorded when making their new LP.

The new album is due for release in November and will be accompanied by mini series Sonic Highways, which will document the recording progress. Set to air on HBO, Dave Grohl will operate as director for the show following his Sound City documentary of 2013.

You can see the full assembled image below:

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Courtney Love: Kurt biopic will start filming within 12 months

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Courtney Love has said that a biopic about Kurt Cobain will start filming within the next 12 months.

Speaking in interview with Inquirer Entertainment, Love said: “The biopic should start within the next year or so. I won’t name names because I don’t want to jinx it for anyone but these are 25-year-olds who are blonde, gorgeous and the new Brad Pitts. There’s a ton of those. Some are really good actors, not just pretty faces. I don’t want to be the person who makes that decision.”

She went on to say that she will be involved in the film in some capacity, though: “I do have a say in it. So do Frances, and Krist (Novoselic) and Dave (Grohl), for that matter, if it touches on Nirvana — and it will. I am leading the charge because it’s time to do this.”

Courtney Love has said in the past that she has several plans for Cobain’s legacy, including a stage play and a documentary.

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Foo Fighters to play gig funded by crowdsource campaign

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As if he wasn’t already “The Nicest Man In Rock” (TM), Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters have now agreed to play a crowdsourced gig.

The band haven’t played a show in Richmond, Virgina for close to 16 years, so local resident Andrew Goldin started an online campaign to raise funds to book them.

The fundraising page reads: “It’s simple. The Foo Fighters haven’t played Richmond, Virginia since May 17, 1998. That’s more than 15 years ago and that’s way too long. So we’re taking it upon ourselves to bring ’em back!”. The ‘Help Bring The Foo Fighters Back To RVA’ campaign site is selling 1,400 tickets at $50 a ticket.

The band have now seemingly taken to Twitter to agree to play a show in the city, writing: “See ya soon”. However, a date has yet to be announced.

The new Foo Fighters album will be released this November. The album is currently untitled but was recorded in eight different studios in eight states across America. It will be accompanied by mini series Sonic Highways, broadcast on HBO, which will document the recording progress. Dave Grohl will operate as director on the project, following his Sound City documentary of 2013.

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