Tuesday, December 10, 2013

VIDEO: Foo Fighters play surprise show

The Foo Fighters played a surprise show at Rock & Roll Pizza in Moorpark, California Monday night, and video from the event is available.

The 2.5 hour, 23-song set served as a warm-up gig for the Foo’s two concerts in Mexico City this week, where they’ll play the 55,000 capacity Foro Sol Stadium on Wednesday and Friday.

The Mexico City dates are the first live shows since Dave Grohl announced last October that the Foos were going on hiatus following an extensive world tour in support of 2011’s “Wasting Light” album.

But guitarist Chris Shiflett told Rolling Stone in August that the band had begun work on a new album.

"We actually just started making a new Foo Fighters record within the last few weeks," said Shiflett at the time. “We've started rehearsing. I knew we weren't done, but I just thought it'd be a little longer. But whatever – it's good. It's good getting back to work."

"It was a very short hiatus," the guitarist added. "We're going to start recording the new Foo Fighter record at the beginning of next year."

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