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Foo Fighters Release Surprise EP
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Foo Fighters Release Surprise EP

The Foo Fighters released a surprise EP this week compiled from their archive including one of their earliest gigs. “00950025” has three tracks, two of which were taken from the band’s 1995 appearance at the Live at Reading Festival in London.

The Foo Fighters Return with “Concrete And Gold”
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The Foo Fighters Return with “Concrete And Gold”

The Foo Fighters are back with their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold. The album features an eclectic array of styles that came to leader Dave Grohl in a burst of inspiration, standing in stark contrast to 2014’s Sonic Highways. Bassist Nate Mendel holds it all together, no matter the writing arrangements. “It’s really been pretty consistent over the years,”...

Foo Fighters Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates Supporting “Sonic Highways”
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Foo Fighters Announce 2015 North American Tour Dates Supporting “Sonic Highways”

The Foo Fighters’ tour supporting the album/show Sonic Highways will hit North America in July, opening with a spectacular show at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The tour also marks the 20th anniversary of the band’s first album release. D.C. is one of the cities featured in the Foo’s Sonic Highways television show on HBO, which documents the making of...

Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways” Explores America in 8 Songs
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Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways” Explores America in 8 Songs

The Foo Fighters’ project is more than a TV show — it’s a TV show about recording an album in eight cities across the United States, with lyrics penned by bandleader Dave Grohl after he conducts interviews with iconic musicians in each city. The show has already debuted. Now, the album has arrived. Also titled Sonic Highways, the album sees...

Foo Fighters Announce U.S. Tour Dates
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Foo Fighters Announce U.S. Tour Dates

The Foo Fighters, anchored by bassist Nate Mendel, has announced a U.S. tour spanning September in support of their latest effort, Wasting Light. The album is is their first in four years, following 2007’s Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace. Mendel says the new record has the group getting back to basics. “The last couple of albums in particular, we were...

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New Project for Zeppelin Bassist

Former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones has started a new rock project with Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) and Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters). They are currently in the recording phase of a much anticipated album. In April, Jones had said the following: “I’m working on some other music, which is more rock based, with a couple of...

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Nate Mendel back with Sunny Day Real Estate

Bassist Nate Mendel has returned to play with Sunny Day Real Estate, after playing with the Foo Fighters. The reunion will be followed by a tour scheduled for this fall. Sunny Day Real Estate has split and re-formed two times already (once in 1998, reuniting without Mendel, and then again in 2001). Mendel’s comments on the reunion: “I wasn’t around...