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Foo Fighters Add to NA Tour Dates

May 16, 2011 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Foo Fighters have confirmed the next run of shows in their ongoing American arena headline run in support of Wasting Light. Pre-sales for this leg, which kicks off September 14 in St. Paul MN and runs through September 26 in East Rutherford NJ, will begin May 18. General on sales follow May 20 with the exception of St. Paul and Columbus which go on sale to the public June 4.  Check out the full list of announced NA Tour dates below. For all ticketing info visit the band’s official website.

FOO FIGHTERS NEW U.S. DATES:

Sept. 14 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Center **
Sept. 16 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center **
Sept. 17 – St Louis, MO – Scottrade Center **
Sept. 19 – Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills **
Sept. 20 – Cleveland, OH – Quicken Loans Arena **
Sept. 22 – Columbus OH – Nationwide Arena **
Sept. 23 – Pittsburgh, PA- Consol Energy Center **
Sept. 25 – Buffalo, NY – HSBC Center **
Sept. 26 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center **

** Rise Against & Mariachi el Bronx Support

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED DATES:

May 17 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center ***
May 18 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Center ***
May 20 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum ***
May 21 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Festival (SOLD OUT)
May 23 – Council Bluffs, IA – Mid America Center ***
May 26 – Missoula, MT – Adams Center ***
May 27 – George, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival

*** Motorhead & Biffy Clyro Support

In Case You Missed It..Foo Fighters Stream New Album

April 2, 2011 by  
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Foo fighters have  premiered their brand new album, Wasting Light, on their official website. The Foo Fighters took to Twitter to announce the album stream tweeting:

“Leak ? Rad. Was starting to think no one cared. Our version sounds better. http://bit.ly/wastinglight

You can also see the trailer for the band’s upcoming documentary film Foo Fighters Back and Forth also on their official site. The film which will be available in theaters for one night only premieres across the US on April 5th, tickets are available here, www.foofightersfilm.com.

For all the latest updates from the Foo Fighters be sure to check out their official website, as well as their Facebook and Twitter pages.

Foo Fighters Want To Play In Your Garage – No Really.

March 17, 2011 by  
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Ever wanted to have your own little Foo Fighters concert in your garage?  US TOO!  Now you can. This April, Foo Fighters will be playing songs from Wasting Light, the new album they recorded in Dave Grohl’s garage, in the garages of eight lucky fans in eight North American cities.

Foos  have teamed with BlackBerry® and local radio stations to create a once in a lifetime opportunity for the ultimate fan to host a Foo Fighters live performance in his or her actual garage for these eight dates only. Fans who want a shot at making their garage one of these eight intimate venues can either enter the contest directly by explaining, in 25 words or less, why they (and 50 of their friends) deserve to win  and then sending in a picture of their garage. For detailed  instructions go to www.foofightersgaragetour.com/contest. Listeners of local radio stations will also have a  chance to attend the garage show in their town.   BlackBerry is also  sponsoring a Concert Sweepstakes, in which winners will receive tickets to see the band in concert, an autographed copy of Wasting Light and more. For full details and additional prizes etc., visit www.foofightersgaragetour.com/sweepstakes

The full list of Foo Fighters Garage Tour Markets and affiliated radio stations are as follows:

April 8 New York (RXP 101.9)
April 13 Washington DC (DC 101)
April 14 Toronto (102.1 The Edge)
April 19 Chicago (Q101)
April 20 Minneapolis (93X Rocks)
April 25 Denver (Channel 93.3)
April 26 Dallas (102.1FM The Edge)
April 27 Seattle (107.7 The End)

Foo Fighters Premiere Video For “Rope”; Announce Special “Medium Rare” Covers Release For Record Store Day

March 11, 2011 by  
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With their new album Wasting Light dropping on April 12th, Foo Fighters debuted their new video for “Rope” on MTV.com last night. You can check it out here or below.

In other good news, the band has announced a special Record Store Day release called Medium Rare. It’s a vinyl-only offering of the Foo Fighters’ arsenal of classic cover tunes from the band’s versions of Paul McCartney & Wings’ “Band On The Run” recorded at Abbey Road, to Pink Floyd’s “Have A Cigar,” Gary Numan’s “Down In The Park”, Husker Du’s “Never Talking To You Again,” The Ramones’ “Danny Says” or Gerry Rafferty’s “Baker Street.” Medium Rare marks the first and only time all these and more have been compiled in one place, along with previously unreleased versions of Thin Lizzy’s “Bad Reputation” and The Zombies’ “This Will Be Our Year.”

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Video: Foo Fighters Rock Out With Roger Daltrey

February 25, 2011 by  
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Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters was recently honored at the Shockwave NME awards with the “Godlike Genius” award.  After the show, Foos held a concert at London’s Brixton Academy and Roger Daltrey (of The Who fame) made a surprise visit. 

Check out this video of Daltrey and the Foos rocking out to “Young Man Blues”:

Foo Fighters To Debut New Single “Rope” On February 23rd

February 22, 2011 by  
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Foo Fighters will debut their latest single, “Rope,”  tomorrow, February 23rd.  The track comes off of the band’s upcoming studio album, Wasting Light. 

Foo Fighters are hosting a world premiere event, which can be accessed through their official site and Facebook pages.  Fans can RSVP for the event as well as see exactly what time that “Rope” will be available, in each country, for their listening pleasure.

 Wasting Light isset to hit shelves and digital retailers on April 12.

 Wasting Light isset to hit shelves and digital retailers on April 12.

 Wasting Light isset to hit shelves and digital retailers on April 12.

 Wasting Light isset to hit shelves and digital retailers on April 12.

TWRY Video Of The Week – Foo Fighters / White Limo

February 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, TWRY Video of the Week

Let’s face it, Foo Fighters rarely disappoint.  This is not only the video of the week but maybe the month, possibly the year.   Their new album isn’t due out until April 12th so until then just enjoy this..we sure are.

Foo Fighters Tease Us Again But Confirm April 12th Release Date

February 1, 2011 by  
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Foos are at it again! With the recently leaked snippet of opener “Bridge Burning” having surpassed 500,000 plays in one week, Foo Fighters have now unleashed a second teaser from their upcoming seventh studio album, now confirmed for an April 12th release!  Head over to http://www.foofighters.fm for the latest offering of new material.  You’ll need to set the virtual tuner to 101.5.


Video: Foo Fighters Play New Album At Surprise Santa Barbara Gig

January 29, 2011 by  
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Foo Fighters fans with the fastest fingers were treated to not only a free Foo show (Announced via Twitter) last night but they got to hear the new album in it’s entirety – live and in the flesh – way before the rest of us.  Here’s a video of one of the new songs “These Days”:

Foo Fighters Tease New Album…again!

January 17, 2011 by  
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The Foo Fighters are taking the word “tease” to new limits!  After their 10 second tease via twitter last week they are now taking to their website for more.  Head over to FooFighters.com for a small taste of the new album. 

We want moreeeeee!

 We want moreeeeee!
 
We want moreeeeee!

We want moreeeeee!

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