Foo Fighters complete work on “epic” new album
Foo Fighters have finished work on their new album, producer Butch Vig has confirmed.
Vig, who worked with the band on their 2011 record Wasting Light, as well as iconic albums like Nirvana’s Nevermind and Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream, tweeted to reveal that the band have finished work on the album, which is due for release in November.
In his tweet, Vig said the album had taken 23 days to mix and was sounding “epic”, he wrote:
We are officially done with the new Foo Fighters album. 23 straight days mixing! IT'S EPIC!!!— Butch Vig (@butchvig) July 30, 2014
The band’s new album was recorded across eight different studios in eight states across America and will be accompanied by a mini series titled Sonic Highways, which broadcast on HBO. The show will document the recording progress.
Frontman Dave Grohl will operate as director on the project, his second recent stint as director following his Sound City documentary of 2013.