Foo Fighters Are Built For Lengthy Tours

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Dave Grohl spoke with the Toronto Sun about touring in support of the Foo Fighters’ latest album ‘Wasting Light’, and whether he’s prepared for the trek that will stretch out beyond a year. The 42-year-old responded:

That doesn’t really happen until about a year in. I’m not tired of it at all. We have this saying in the Foo Fighters: Home is the hard part. Getting out on the road and doing this for two and a half hours every night live; that’s kind of what we’re built for. As people, that’s what we’re designed to do. Then you home come and it’s like, ‘Wait; I have to do chores?’

Scala & Kolacny Brothers ‘Everlong’ Video

Scala & Kolacny Brothers, the all-female Belgian rock choir led by brothers Steven and Stijn, have debuted a sexy, dreamlike new video for their re-imagining of Foo Fighters’ hit ‘Everlong’. The video was directed by Mark Woollen, famed for his trailers including ‘The Social Network’, ‘Black Swan’, ‘Super 8’ and ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.

The group is currently in the midst of a major European tour and have secured the prestigious midday Sunday slot at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk England. They will also debut a PBS special broadcast in August.

Watch the video via YouTube below.

Foo Fighters ‘Walk’ Video

Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters 'Walk' music video
Foo Fighters are out with the music video to their new single ‘Walk’, the second release off the American rock band’s recently released seventh studio album ‘Wasting Light’ (RCA). The Foos will be performing ‘Walk’ at this year’s MTV Movie Awards on Sunday (June 5) starting at 9pm EDT/8pm CDT. Watch it via YouTube below.

Foo Fighters Performing At 2011 MTV Movie Awards

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The Foo Fighters have signed on to perform their new single ‘Walk’ at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards. The event will be hosted by actor/comedian Jason Sudeikis and will be broadcast live from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California, on Sunday, June 5, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

New Foo Fighters U.S. Tour Dates Announced

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Foo Fighters have confirmed the next run of shows in their ongoing American arena headline run in support of their new album ‘Wasting Light’. Pre-sales for this leg, which kicks off September 14th in St. Paul, Minnesota and runs through September 26th in East Rutherford, New Jersey, began today. General on sales follow May 20th with the exception of St. Paul and Columbus which go on sale to the public June 4th.

Rise Against and Mariachi el Bronx will be support for the U.S. run.

The September dates expand on the recently announced midwest headline dates beginning May 17th in Tulsa, Oklahoma and concluding May 26th in Missoula, Montana. Motorhead and Biffy Clyro provide support on that run, during which the Foos will also drop in for headlining appearances at the Hangout and Sasquatch festivals. In addition Foo Fighters have also announced a pair of Canadian dates, August 9th in Toronto and August 10th in Montreal, which go on sale May 20th and 21st respectively. Doughboys and F—ed Up will support on both Canadian shows.

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

Foo Fighters ‘Live On Letterman’ Concert

Foo Fighters did a live set on David Letterman’s ‘Live on Letterman’ concert series at the Ed Sullivan Theater, performing every track off the band’s new album ‘Wasting Light’ in black and white paying tribute to The Beatles legendary performance on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’. They switched it to color performing some of their past hits like ‘My Hero’, ‘This Is A Call’, ‘Best of You’, ‘Stacked Actors’, ‘Everlong’, ‘Monkey Wrench’, ‘Big Me’, ‘Cold Day in the Sun’, ‘Learn to Fly’ and ‘Times Like These’. Watch the performance of their new single ‘Rope’ and the rest below.

Foo Fighters Visit Toronto’s the Edge

The Foo Fighters took over the Edge airwaves in Toronto on Thursday (April 14). Dave Grohl and company talked with Dave Bookman about their busy promo schedule for their new album ‘Wasting Light’, how he stepped into the ‘Glee’ controversy, reuniting with producer Butch Vig on the new LP, Dave’s former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic joining on bass and accordion on ‘I Should Have Known’, the documentary ‘Back & Forth’, Taylor Hawkins being the band’s most sensitive member, giving director James Moll a thousand hours of material, and more. Watch highlights from the visit below and the 4-part interview after the cut.

Act As If’s Peter Verdell Gets His Fill Of The Foo

Peter Verdell of Act As If

Peter Verdell checked in with his Twitter followers (@actasifmusic), sharing his infatuation for Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters. The Act As If frontman writes over the past few days:

Just watched the new Foo Fighters documentary…and it’s completely epic. #fb

Foo Fighters on SNL = big smile.

is it lame that i’m staying in tonight…to watch the Foo Fighters documentary again?

Foo Fighters ‘Rope’ Video

Foo Fighters are out with the music video to their new single ‘Rope’, the first release off the American rock band’s seventh studio album ‘Wasting Light’, out April 12th via RCA Records. Watch it via MyPlay below.

Dave Grohl On Making A Bad Ass Rock Record

Foo Fighters 'Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace'

T4 spoke with Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel and Taylor Hawkins after the Foo Fighters frontman won the Godlike Genius award at the NME Awards in London. Dave talked about the award, recording the new album in a garage, teaming up with Butch Wig again, and an awards acceptance speech. “This was more of an experience,” Dave said of the recording process. “It was more about getting back together with Butch Wig, who produced Nirvana 20 years ago. I made a conscious decision. I was like, ‘Okay, I can either make something that’s going further down this path that we’ve been going, or while I still have it in me, make one more bad ass rock record.’ And I felt like, yeah I still have that in me.” Watch the interview at YouTube.

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