Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Foo Fighters confirm release date for new album

The Foo Fighters continue the teaser promotions for their new album, which now has a confirmed release date: April 12.

Following the original :30 teaser of “Bridge Burning,” FF fans jonesing for another several seconds of new material can check out http://www.foofighters.fm and move the virtual tuner to 101.5 for another clip of a new track.

Still no word on an album title.

Last Friday, as we told you, the Foos introduced the new album by playing a surprise gig at the small Velvet Jones club in Santa Barbara, where the band ripped through the entire record from start to finish--and followed up with a collection of greatest hits and rarely played deep cuts.

The Foos have announced their first U.S. show (so far) of 2011: a May 21 headlining appearance at the Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, AL.

Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. CST Wednesday, February 2, and will be available via http://Hangoutmusicfest.com or 888-512-SHOW.

The show is the second of many domestic dates to be announced in an upcoming world tour, the first being a May 27 appearance at the Sasquatch! Festival in George, WA.

Other recently announced FF dates abroad include headlining appearances at the UK’s Isle of Wight, the Netherlands’ PinkPop, Wulheide Stadium in Berlin, and numerous others across the UK and Europe including an already sold out 130,000 capacity July 2 & 3 headline “weekender” at the Milton Keynes Bowl in the UK.

Foo Fighters – These Days

Velvet Jones - Santa Barbara, CA – January 28, 2011

See also:

Foo Fighters play new songs at secret club show
Foo Fighters: Dave Grohl to appear in Muppets movie
John Paul Jones: “I may gate crash Foo Fighters gigs”
Foo Fighters work with Nirvana producer, bassist on new album