Contact Us

Foo Fighters Reveal Details of New Album, ‘Sonic Highways’

Larry Busacca, Getty Images

After a week of teasing, teasing and more teasing, the Foo Fighters have finally revealed details of their upcoming eighth album.

We now have a title (‘Sonic Highways,’ just like their HBO TV series), a release date (Nov. 10), a track listing (see below) and cover art, which looks like this:

The album, which was recorded in eight different studios in eight different cities, includes eight songs — all to mark the band’s eighth album (and its 20th anniversary as a group).

“This album is instantly recognizable as a Foo Fighters record, but there’s something deeper and more musical to it,” Foos frontman Dave Grohl says in a press release announcing the album. “I think that these cities and these people influenced us to stretch out and explore new territory, without losing our ‘sound’.”

Last week, the band promised some “big news” was coming today, and as many fans speculated, it’s a whole mess of info about the new album. Previously released details about the TV show, which will premiere on Oct. 17, pretty much painted the outline for the new LP. An online scavenger hunt, which led to pieces of the album’s artwork, followed last week, along with a brief audio clip.

You can hear even more snippets of the new record over at the Foos’ website.

‘Sonic Highways’ will be available in — yep, you guessed it — eight different covers, reflecting the different cities the album was recorded in. You can take a look at them, and place a pre-order, here.

Here’s the track listing for the upcoming album (co-produced by the band and Butch Vig), though we’re not really sure how much any of these song titles will mean to anybody at this point.

1. ‘Something From Nothing’
2. ‘The Feast and the Famine’
3. ‘Congregation’
4. ‘What Did I Do? / God As My Witness’
5. ‘Outside’
6. ‘In the Clear’
7. ‘Subterranean’
8. ‘I Am a River’

And here’s the teaser video featuring eight seconds of Grohl screaming:

Next: 10 Best Foo Fighters Songs

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://diffuser.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Diffuser.fm quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!