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Instagram Photo Shows Foo Fighters Are Done Recording Eighth Studio Album

An Instagram photo of the Foo Fighters’ master tapes shows their eighth album is nearly done. Instagram Photo Shows Foo Fighters Are Done Recording Eighth Studio Album

Throughout 2013, David Grohl spoke about the Foo Fighters’ eighth studio album, estimating a 2014 release date. Although an official date hasn’t been announced yet, an Instagram photo posted recently shows that the band has completed recording – so, theoretically, we should be seeing a new release soon.

Accompanying the photo was a caption indicating that the release is definite: "It's F-cking ON."

During the year, Grohl in various interviews indicated that the band wasn’t taking a conventional approach. This, however, isn’t entirely surprising; 2011 release, Wasting Light, was recorded entirely with analog equipment, including a desk from the former Sound City studios, where Nirvana recorded and about which Grohl put together a documentary. The last time he addressed the release, Grohl told Rolling Stone: "It's badass. We're doing something that nobody knows about, it's f-cking rad. We begin recording soon, but we're doing it in a way that no one's done before and we're writing the album in a way that I don't think has been done before."

As this release is essentially a comeback of sorts, the band recently started playing live. While a tour to promote the album hasn’t yet been announced, the Foo Fighters recently did a live show in Mexico and are part of the lineup for a pre Super Bowl show.

If you’re a fan of the Foo Fighters, what would you like to see them do for this release?

Written on Jan 20 2014 by Irene Test (Google+ profile), writer at KOvideo. Tags: foo fighters david grohl

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