We knew something was going to be extra special about the forthcoming Foo Fighters album. Now we know more. Dave Grohl and the guys are going to be followed around by a crew from HBO filming their every move. The band recorded a song at a legendary studio in several different cities: Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington and New York. When the band took to the studio, they were also hanging out with rock legends like Paul Stanley or Joe Walsh and even some of the less known types like Ian MacKaye from Fugazi. The untitled project doesn’t have a firm release date but it’s expected out later this year on the eave of Foo Fighters’ 20th anniversary as a band. Holy crap that just made me feel old.
Last show … ever
Black Sabbath had one hell of a year with the release of their album 13. They enjoyed a huge tour and even a Grammy award. But reports indicate that the band is nearing the absolute end of their career. Tony Iommi told Metal Hammer that the band’s last show for the summer could be their last show period. That will take place on the 4th of July in Barclaycard British Summer Time Festival in London. Iommi says he doesn’t want it to be the band’s last show but there’s nothing really planned after that. He also says he doesn’t want to tour too much longer because of his health. Iommi has been battling lymphoma for a couple of years.
Autobiography out next year
Want to jump inside the mind of Pantera front man Phil Anselmo? It’s probably a pretty scary place, but surely it’s worth a jaunt! The singer’s autobiography titled Mouth For War: Pantera and Beyond is expected out January of 2015. The book is taking pre-orders right now.
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