As Foo Fighters fans anxiously await the band's next album, drummer Taylor Hawkins is keeping busy with another side project band. He's formed the Birds of Satan with bassist Wile Hodgden and guitarist Mick Murphy, who are also in his cover band Chevy Metal. Their self-titled debut album will be released April 15. Watch a trailer for the album below.
A change of scenery can often be good for a band when recording their new music, but is it possible that Foo Fighters are taking that idea to levels that no band has done before? Rumors are flying that the unique way in which the band is recording their new album is by laying down each individual track in a different recording studio.
Foo Fighters have been somewhat quiet over the last few months, popping up long enough to let fans know that writing was under way on their new album and playing a few late year dates in Mexico in 2013 just to get in the vibe of playing music again. But now Foo Fighters have a message for all of their patiently waiting fans: "It's F---ing ON!"
Over the past 20 years, no band has consistently made entertaining videos quite like Foo Fighters. Led by their dynamic frontman Dave Grohl, the band has earned platinum album sales and racked up Grammy Awards at an impressive rate. If that weren’t enough, they’ve enhanced many of their songs by creating engaging and entertaining music videos that resonate with fans years after they debut.
The Foo Fighters have been known for playing surprise shows, usually in the Los Angeles, as they get ready for major promotion. The band had already announced two live dates later this month in Mexico City, presumably the beginning of the support their next studio album, but Monday night (Dec. 9) found them playing a venue considerably smaller than their upcoming Foro Sol stadium gigs.
Here's something Dave Grohl would be proud to see! As a huge activist for getting children involved in music, Grohl has inspired the youth time and time again with Nirvana and the Foo Fighters. These two proudly count the musician among their influences as they take on the Foo Fighters' hit 'Everlong.'