Thursday, February 19, 2015

Foo Fighters to release Sonic Highways series on DVD

Foo Fighters will release their HBO series, Sonic Highways, on DVD/Blu-ray and digital on April 7.

The series was a companion project to the band’s 8th album of the same name, recorded in 8 different cities – Chicago, Washington DC, Nashville, Austin, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Seattle and New York – and documented for broadcast on HBO last fall.

The "Sonic Highways" DVD/Blu-ray package features bonus footage filmed during each of the eight episodes – plus extended interviews with President Barack Obama, Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, Chuck D of Public Enemy, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, Gibby Haynes of the Butthole Surfers, Joan Jett, Ian Mackaye of Fugazi and Minor Threat, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood and Joe Walsh.

Originally premiering on HBO October 17, 2014, "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" has gone on to win this year's Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Non-Fiction, Variety or Music - Series or Specials (for the Los Angeles episode), as well as the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Award for Best Sound and Music Editing: Television Documentary, Long Form (for the Seattle episode).

Pre-orders for the "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" DVD/Blu-ray will be live beginning March 9 at and via iTunes. Fans can also purchase DRM free files direct from the band at

The group have just launched an Australian tour and will play across North America this summer starting July 4 at Washington’s RFK Stadium.

See also:

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