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FOO FIGHTERS Astound Rock World With Annoucement of Indefinite Hiatus

By Tokemaster General, Contributor
Thursday, October 4, 2012 @ 12:49 AM


FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL shocked rock fans everywhere by recently announcing an indefinite hiatus for the band.

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Sad times for FOO FIGHTERS fans: frontman DAVE GROHL has announced the band is taking an indefinite hiatus.

During their set at the Global Citizen Festival in New York last Saturday, Grohl made the following comments to the audience,

"Without making a big deal out of it, we don't have any shows after this. This is it man, this is the show where we come out and we play as many songs as we can in a short period of time, because honestly, I don't know when we're going to do it again."

Ahead of playing crowd favorite "Everlong", Grohl added, "I dont know when, but we'll see you again."

To confirm his statements, Grohl made a more formal announcement on the the band's official Facebook page,

"Hey everyone...

Dave here. Just wanted to write and thank you all again from the bottom of my heart for another incredible year. (Our 18th, to be exact!) We truly never could have done any of this without you...

Never in my wildest dreams did I think Foo Fighters would make it this far. I never thought we COULD make it this far, to be honest. There were times when I didn't think the band would survive. There were times when I wanted to give up. But... I can't give up this band. And I never will. Because it's not just a band to me. It's my life. It's my family. It's my world.

Yes... I was serious. I'm not sure when the Foo Fighters are going to play again. It feels strange to say that, but it's a good thing for all of us to go away for a while. It's one of the reasons we're still here. Make sense? I never want to NOT be in this band. So, sometimes it's good to just... put it back in the garage for a while...

But, no gold watches or vacations just yet... I'll be focusing all of my energy on finishing up my Sound City documentary film and album for worldwide release in the very near future. A year in the making, it could be the biggest, most important project I've ever worked on. Get ready... it's coming.

Me, Taylor, Nate, Pat, Chris, and Rami... I'm sure we'll all see you out there... somewhere...

Thank you, thank you, thank you...

Dave"


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