Foo Fighters detail new album

2014-08-12 by Voltimand | 70 Comments
The Foo Fighters have just announced a released date, title and artwork for their upcoming 8th album, Sonic Highways.

Named after the HBO documentary series directed by Dave Grohl, the album will feature eight tracks recorded in each of the eight cities the band visited during filming, as well as guest artists from their respective music scenes.

Sonic Highways will be released world-wide on November 10th, about one month after the HBO series airs.

The album art and a track sample can be heard on the band's website:
http://www.foofighters.com/

Pre-ordering is also available.

Tagged: Foo Fighters

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ASnideReturns
August 11th 2014
5921 Comments


Moderately excited

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Supercoolguy64
August 11th 2014
4987 Comments


sweet

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GreyShadow
August 12th 2014
676 Comments


Wasting Light was fantastic and hopefully this will be just as good

Mutantsnowstorm
August 12th 2014
303 Comments


I'll listen but that title is just awful. I mean I've heard worse, but I have heard so much better.

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ASnideReturns
August 12th 2014
5921 Comments


its really not a bad title at all [2]

Supercoolguy64
August 12th 2014
4987 Comments


Hey, at least it's not called 1000hp

Ecnalzen
August 12th 2014
6991 Comments


Only 8 songs? Bummer.

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BMDrummer
August 12th 2014
12284 Comments


might be good

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beachdude
August 12th 2014
554 Comments


Stoked for this, interested to see what will be different with guest artists and such.

MeatSalad
August 12th 2014
15886 Comments


foo fighters prog album when

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scottpilgrim10
August 12th 2014
4624 Comments


So hyped, but I have really no idea what to expect from this foos album. Their last album is their best one yet so I have high hopes

MeatSalad
August 12th 2014
15886 Comments


this album will probably be pale communion re-recorded with dave grohl on vox

Supercoolguy64
August 12th 2014
4987 Comments


I'm really digging the cover art for some reason

WhiteNoise
August 12th 2014
3301 Comments


That album art looks awful but Wasting Light was easily their best since the 90's so I'll be all over this shit when it's out.

tommygun
August 12th 2014
25670 Comments


eight songs sweet hopefully only three fillers then

AdolfChrist
August 12th 2014
1907 Comments


idk how i feel about the artwork, i like it but hate it at the same time. pretty stoked for this, Wasting Light ruled.

BigPleb
August 12th 2014
41272 Comments


Artwork is decent and I like the album title.

Foos go prog and it's about bloody time! Looking forward to Grohl doing his best impression of Geddy m/

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
August 12th 2014
3651 Comments


Cool SimCity album cover. I'm stoked to hear it.

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BigBlob
August 12th 2014
1835 Comments


radio rock. woohoo

henryChinaski
August 12th 2014
3174 Comments


Cool beans!

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Sabrutin
August 12th 2014
1809 Comments


Always nice to hear some FF! Album art is cool too.

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LepreCon
August 12th 2014
4539 Comments


Really not getting the hate for the album title. The artwork is also tasty.

Pumped, Wasting Light was a pleasant surprise

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tommygun
August 12th 2014
25670 Comments


title is just super bland and generic and fooey

BigPleb
August 12th 2014
41272 Comments


Agreed. Cos Boxer, High Violet, Trouble Will Find Me and Alligator are all super original titles.

Don't ruin the hype for me pls, tommy :[

tommygun
August 12th 2014
25670 Comments


don't recall mentioning the national in here but sweet

BigPleb
August 12th 2014
41272 Comments


I was trying to get to you dude, got a pissed there for a minute cos Grohl was in Nirvana blah blah blah, I love him :/

tommygun
August 12th 2014
25670 Comments


you can't get to me dude you're a big lovable teddy bear with a chinstrap it'd be too cute :]

BigPleb
August 12th 2014
41272 Comments


Snap you every weekend, always :]

elcrawfodor
August 12th 2014
722 Comments


Loved Wasting Light, will be getting this for sure

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Shiranui
August 12th 2014
338 Comments


That Mario Kart 8 resemblance.

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Feather
August 12th 2014
1908 Comments


post grunge.

ADV123
August 12th 2014
193 Comments


blue balls man

SnakeDelilah
August 12th 2014
11825 Comments


Cos Boxer, High Violet, Trouble Will Find Me and Alligator are all super original titles.





PLEBBY : (

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themainmast
August 12th 2014
255 Comments


track sounds dumb

gryndstone
August 12th 2014
416 Comments


Sounds good. There are 8 8s on the front cover

17WordHaiku
August 12th 2014
187 Comments


high expectations for this one

TheSupernatural
August 12th 2014
1453 Comments


This sounds just as pretentious as the Sound City Soundtrack thing

Voltimand
August 12th 2014
185 Comments


'There are 8 8s on the front cover'

Foo Fighters Octavarium XD

ChoccyPhilly
August 12th 2014
10037 Comments


Agh yeah, more radio rock mediocrity

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tommygun
August 12th 2014
25670 Comments


track does sound dumb yea ALRIIIGHT

Killerhit
August 12th 2014
5509 Comments


can't wait

greenlinkinmusings
August 12th 2014
61 Comments


Will be album of the year. Unless Brand New or Tool release something of course.

Killerhit
August 12th 2014
5509 Comments


mm maybe not album of the year per se but i expect itll be damn good

WhiteNoise
August 12th 2014
3301 Comments


"This sounds just as pretentious as the Sound City Soundtrack thing"

And there we go throwing around that word again

Comatorium.
August 13th 2014
4470 Comments


Artwork is amazing

JJOMan
August 13th 2014
323 Comments


I'm excited for this

Rowan5215
August 14th 2014
30212 Comments


Artwork is amazing also Foos m/ have faith

tempest--
August 14th 2014
16093 Comments


Sonic Highways sounds like a Bruce Springsteen album damn but Triple M will pump it hard gonna rock a moderate amount because mah boi Grohl

Rowan5215
August 14th 2014
30212 Comments


"moderate amount" do you even Monkey Wrench motherfucker

tempest--
August 14th 2014
16093 Comments


it's 2014 now

Rowan5215
August 14th 2014
30212 Comments


Yeah but Wasting Light wasn't that long ago and did that album fucking rule? its ok that was rhetorical

tommygun
August 14th 2014
25670 Comments


triple m? more like triple m/

sup aussie dudes

tempest--
August 14th 2014
16093 Comments


relax dude lol

Rowan5215
August 14th 2014
30212 Comments


"relax dude lol"
http://33.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m49tivVyWu1rvy4mao1_250.gif

tommygun
August 14th 2014
25670 Comments


lano and woodley references am i on sputnikmusic.com.au???

tempest--
August 14th 2014
16093 Comments


gave the cheesiest smile opening that link hehe :D

new kimbra tomorrow tg dude!! omg

Rowan5215
August 14th 2014
30212 Comments


you're on sputnik with your aussie bros and if you don't know L&W you don't deserve to call yourself an Australian
yeah I'll check it I guess all the good shit this year's in October (same time I have exams m/)

tempest--
August 14th 2014
16093 Comments


exams are shite

Rowan5215
August 14th 2014
30212 Comments


tell me about it dude drama in three days' time ;_;

tempest--
August 14th 2014
16093 Comments


dance dance baby

Rowan5215
August 14th 2014
30212 Comments


I get to do a performance about poisoning a dog its pretty m/

BigPleb
August 14th 2014
41272 Comments


Worst thread.

tempest--
August 14th 2014
16093 Comments


go home ya pommy git

BigPleb
August 14th 2014
41272 Comments


'--'

xiLeadFeather
August 14th 2014
99 Comments


I've never sat down to actually listen to an album start-to-finish, but I'll be a damned liar if I didn't say that they put on an amazing live performance. One of the best imo.

StallionMang
August 15th 2014
6871 Comments


Haven't listened to the Foos proper in years, still moderately excited

gnrcdstrtdpwrchrd
August 15th 2014
104 Comments


Bad title, bad artwork, 8 long songs... I have a bad, bad feeling about this

AdolfChrist
August 16th 2014
1907 Comments


o no long songs how willl u ever get throguh a song longer than 5 mins

ExcentrifugalForz
August 16th 2014
2125 Comments


album title bad

HarryBoBerry
August 16th 2014
230 Comments


Who gives a crap about the album title, the concept sounds like it's gonna make for a fantastic album



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