Tuesday, June 20 2017 11:12

FOO FIGHTERS Announce New Album, "Concrete and Gold"

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"Remember that 'break' we were taking? Well... we lied." That's what Dave Grohl had to say this morning as news broke that FOO FIGHTERS will release a new album entitled Concrete and Gold on September 15th. In a letter posted on the band's official site, Grohl calls it a "gigantic rock record," and if the recent "surprise" single "Run" is an indicator, it will be. In fact, I think "Run" is one of the best songs of 2017, and it's the one that has officially turned The Rock Daughters™ (5 & 8) into full-fledged Foo Fighters fans.

To celebrate the new album, Foo Fighters will launch a U.S. Tour Starting this October. Dates below...

Oct. 07 - San Bernardino, CA - Cal Jam 17 @ Glen Helen Regional Park
Oct. 12 - Washington DC - The Anthem (SOLD OUT)
Oct. 14 - Richmond, VA - Richmond Coliseum
Oct. 15 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum
Oct. 17 - Columbia, SC - Colonial Life Arena
Oct. 18 - Knoxville, TN - Thompson-Boling Arena
Oct. 20 - Cincinnati, OH - U.S. Bank Arena
Oct. 21 - Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena
Oct. 23 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
Oct. 24 - Memphis,TN - FedExForum
Oct. 26 - Birmingham, AL - Legacy Arena at The BJCC
Oct. 28 - New Orleans, LA - Voodoo Music + Arts Experience
Nov. 07 - Madison, WI - Kohl Center
Nov. 08 - Champaign, IL - State Farm Arena
Nov. 10 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena
Nov. 11 - Sioux Falls, SD - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
Nov. 13 - Wichita, KS - INTRUST Bank Arena
Nov. 15 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
Dec. 01 - Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center
Dec. 02 - Sacramento, CA - Golden 1 Center
Dec. 04 - Spokane, WA - Spokane Arena
Dec. 05 - Eugene, OR - Matthew Knight Arena
Dec. 07 - Nampa ID - Ford Idaho Center
Dec. 09 - Billings MT - Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
Dec. 10 - Casper WY - Casper Events Center
Dec. 12 - Salt Lake City UT - Vivint Smart Home Arena

James Zahn

James Zahn is not a journalist, nor a blogger, though he may be credited as such by others, or even accept the title... depending on the circumstance.  Instead, he considers himself largely to be an "entertainment and lifestyle writer," bringing 25+ years of experience in the entertainment and publishing industries into the family realm as THE ROCK FATHER™.

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