Foo Fighters Writing New Album
2013-02-21 by Cipieron | 67 Comments

http://loudwire.com/dave-grohl-foo-fighters-beginning-work-new-album/

So much for that Foo Fighters hiatus announced in October 2012! According to frontman Dave Grohl, work on a new Foo Fighters album is set to begin this week.

Dave Grohl may be the hardest working man in rock today, having just premiered his ‘Sound City’ documentary, rolling out shows with his Sound City Players supergroup and recording a track with Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana. And instead of taking a presumed long break from his main gig, Grohl is already at work on a new Foo Fighters album.

The Foo’s most recent album, ‘Wasting Light,’ was unleashed in 2011 to much acclaim, earning the band a handful of Grammy Awards. According to NME, Grohl has decided that it’s time to work on another effort. “I return to Los Angeles tomorrow to start work on a Foo Fighters record,” Grohl divulged on Feb. 19, only four months after announcing a Foo Fighters hiatus in 2012.

In an earlier NME news piece, Grohl spoke of his plans for Foo Fighters after the ‘Sound City’ engagements were finished, and the frontman has since stuck with those plans. “We have a plan,” begins Grohl. “We know exactly what’s coming next, and I have the music for the next record and we’re going to start working on it once we finish doing all this stuff … And we have really awesome, big plans for the next album and I’m really excited about it.”

Stay tuned for more Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters news as it continues to break.

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Fieryfenderz
February 21st 2013

1432 Comments


Love me some Dave Grohl, but dude, take a break.

Phideaux
February 21st 2013

1653 Comments


Cool. Wasting Light was good.

henryChinaski
February 21st 2013

2707 Comments


True.

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Cipieron
February 21st 2013

3508 Comments


dave is the man

Minus.
February 21st 2013

2680 Comments


Dave is unstoppable

ZilbelPing
February 21st 2013

6091 Comments


Sweet.

Skoj
February 21st 2013

1102 Comments


He doent have a problem, he just needs another fuckin fresh pot.

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MichaelSnoxall
February 21st 2013

12163 Comments


FRESH POOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTS!!!!

YankeeDudel
February 21st 2013

9311 Comments


will be their magnum opus. its all been building to this. dave's potential finally realized. move on over nevermind. prepare to be rocked!

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BigPleb
February 21st 2013

35264 Comments


This dude is an animal.

Dude no fucking half pots...FRESH POTS!

CrownOfMagnets
February 21st 2013

2247 Comments


This is good news but I was hoping he'd tour with QOTSA.

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
February 21st 2013

3353 Comments


Cool. Before announcing the break, Grohl said about a year ago the band would start working on a new album. I'm happy I don't have to wait another 2 years or so for new material.

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XingKing
February 21st 2013

10308 Comments


So what's the deal with the new Queens album? And is he not touring with them then?

BigPleb
February 21st 2013

35264 Comments


He will be, Homme said that 'Dave will be with us for the tour and the new album, after that we'll see where we go'.

CrownOfMagnets
February 21st 2013

2247 Comments


well he said in a december 2012 interview that he won't be touring with them. Did he change his mind?
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dave-grohl-wont-tour-with-queens-of-the-stone-age-20121210

BigPleb
February 21st 2013

35264 Comments


Damn, he must've done...sucks man.

ViralOblivion
February 21st 2013

7679 Comments


I was gonna say I thought they broke up

CrownOfMagnets
February 21st 2013

2247 Comments


It was the shortest hiatus ever

ILJ
February 21st 2013

6650 Comments


It's about fucking time, they were on hiatus for like four months. Lazy asses.

halloway
February 21st 2013

684 Comments


I guess 4 months could be considered a hiatus...

Vespiion
February 21st 2013

1221 Comments


Grohl's a fucking machine. Hopefully this will be on the same level as Wasting Light.

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CelestialDust
February 21st 2013

3155 Comments


well that was fast

ckunke002
February 21st 2013

1033 Comments


fresh Patss!

ProjectFreak
February 21st 2013

1302 Comments


Wasting Light was good, "Walk" was incredible, but the album lost a little bit after repeated listens. Still gonna get the new one though.

CK
February 21st 2013

4908 Comments


Well that didn't take long

keyokeyo
February 21st 2013

328 Comments


Ehhhhhhhh

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
February 21st 2013

5970 Comments


So much for that Foo Fighters hiatus announced in October 2012!

This is exactly what I thought when I saw this news item.

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Gwyn.
February 21st 2013

14986 Comments


^I think that's what everyone thought.

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Mabbitt
February 21st 2013

1344 Comments


Didn't they announce a hiatus right before Wasting Light came out too?

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Ecnalzen
February 21st 2013

6484 Comments


lol, Grohl is quite the busy guy. I am always up for some more Foo though.

CutMan
February 21st 2013

1773 Comments


YES! Good. I was sad about that.

someguest
February 21st 2013

20393 Comments


Ugh. The band is average at best.

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skoopy48
February 21st 2013

1471 Comments


not even a 5 month hiatus

FearThyEvil
February 21st 2013

12459 Comments


Wow, I knew that hiatus was going to end quick but shit.

tommygun
February 21st 2013

24130 Comments


if it's at least as good as wasting light then sweet

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jtswope
February 21st 2013

1989 Comments


hmm...

demigod!
February 21st 2013

44062 Comments


will at least have a few awesome jams. lookin forward to it

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Masochist
February 21st 2013

7997 Comments


Just happened to be listening to 'Wasting Light' when I saw this news. I remember how good this is,
and so I have the same opinion as anyone else: if the new record can reach the quality of 'Wasting
Light' (it might be a bit too much to ask it to surpass), than it'll be one to repeat in 2013.

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fromtheinside
February 21st 2013

17905 Comments


wasting light was solid. consistent, almost too much so.
looking forward to this

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Storm In A Teacup
February 21st 2013

12687 Comments


Foo Fighters new album Wasting Black People with the lead single "Undercover Brother" feat. Kanye West

bloc
February 21st 2013

34730 Comments


Grohl is definitely one of the most hardworking rock stars I've ever known of but I don't see this being better than Wasting Light, or even solid, for that matter.

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Aids
Contributing Reviewer
February 21st 2013

23800 Comments


those lying cunts

wag though

Ire
February 21st 2013

41753 Comments


eh it's kinda wag

demigod!
February 21st 2013

44062 Comments


p wag

MyNameIsPencil
February 21st 2013

546 Comments


So happy, Gotta love these guys ^_^

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Ire
February 21st 2013

41753 Comments


you guys are abusing wag you should be ashamed

Wizard
February 21st 2013

19296 Comments


I have to give the man credit despite how mediocre I find most of his stuff, the guy works hard and is probably one of the best things going in mainstream rock.

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paxman
February 21st 2013

4084 Comments


Grohl is definitely one of the most hardworking rock stars I've ever known of but I don't see this being better than Wasting Light, or even solid, for that matter.

Why

bloc
February 21st 2013

34730 Comments


Intuition

foxxxythnksustnk
February 21st 2013

2132 Comments


BALLER

TheEnygma
February 21st 2013

46 Comments


I'm kind of hoping they change the sound though. Granted I don't want no dubstep and shit but I always find Foo Fighters to be an amazing singles band but everything outside the singles has been unremarkable and the songwriting just blends together album to album but maybe that's just me.

jackalope11
February 21st 2013

330 Comments


Heeeeeellll yeeeaaah remember Aurora?

Makemebad35
February 21st 2013

741 Comments


Wasting Light was great. Can't wait to hear what's next.

PistolPete
February 21st 2013

3578 Comments


Wow can't wait

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BigBlob
February 22nd 2013

1630 Comments


God damn I hate this band. Painfully overrated.

"OMG it's Dave Grohl doing generic rock music! OMG amazing"

BigBlob
February 22nd 2013

1630 Comments


And plus, the reason why he releases so many albums is because the require no thought at all. They all sound the same.

HeyListen
February 22nd 2013

42 Comments


Say what you will, but I've never really enjoyed anything by these guys.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
February 22nd 2013

23800 Comments


someone else take this one I need an atavan

foxxxythnksustnk
February 22nd 2013

2132 Comments


not even gonna bother

AlienWarrior75
February 22nd 2013

134 Comments


Grohl is a machine!

Hopelust
February 22nd 2013

948 Comments


"wasting light was definitely THE album to go out on so I hope they don't fuck it up."

They should have gone out on There Is Nothing Left To Lose. Everything since then has been fairly mediocre. In Your Honor had a couple really good tracks, but they haven't made a solid album in years.

Regardless, I still have respect for Grohl and the band.

lostforwords
February 22nd 2013

445 Comments


"Dave Grohl may be the hardest working man in rock today"

Only because I am a true wise***, Steven Wilson is the hardest working man in rock today.

There you go

SupercolliderMusic
February 26th 2013

1456 Comments


I wish Dave was drumming with NIN on their tour.

bosslady
December 15th 2013

2 Comments


YES!!

hostgalaxy
December 15th 2013

6 Comments


this band never clicked with me
dad rock at its finest

KILL
December 15th 2013

71087 Comments


lol

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Minus.
December 15th 2013

2680 Comments


this band never clicked with me dad rock at its finest


STFU.



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