Posted: 22 August, 2014
The 'Sonic Highways' trailer features a raft of big interviews including Slash, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and even President Barack Obama
"This is a love letter to the history of American music." ~ Dave Grohl.
The Foo Fighters have released a full trailer for their upcoming HBO series, Sonic Highways which will air on Friday, October 17th in the US.
The three minute trailer outlines "the chronicling of a journey to unravel our musical identity" and shows several scenes from the show including shots of the band recording their new album. Eight different cities are featured, Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington, DC, and New York.
It features several interviews, Dan Auerbach, Rick Rubin, Steve Albini, Pharrell, Slash, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and even President Barack Obama all featured.
The band have also announced the long awaited eigth studio album of the same name will be released on November 10th. Though not a soundtrack album, "Sonic Highways" shares its title with the Dave Grohl-directed eight-episode HBO series. For the album and series, Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear wrote and recorded one song in each of the eight cities.
SonicHighways.foofighters.com is now accepting pre-orders for the "Sonic Highways" CD and 180-gram vinyl LP. The vinyl album comes in an assortment of nine different covers.
Sonichighways.foofighters.com will be the only place where fans can order the specific cover — or covers — of their choosing.
"Sonic Highways" clocks in at just over 44 minutes and is made up of the following tracks:
01. Something From Nothing
02. The Feast and The Famine
04. What Did I Do?/God As My Witness
06. In The Clear
08. I Am A River
The Foo Fighters do their ice bucket challenge by recreating a scene from Carrie.
With a cheeky tease over the last few days and a twitter puzzle, the Fooies new album cover looks like it's been uncovered.