Dave Grohl teams up with Nirvana's Krist Novoselic on new Foo Fighters album Foo Fighters Tickets

Plus he goes back into the studio with 'Nevermind' producer Butch Vig

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl has revealed that he has recruited his former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic to play on Foo Fighters' new album.

Novoselic played bass on a song, while Husker Du's Bob Mould appears on another track called 'Dear Rosemary'.

"Honestly, it sounds like if Husker Du wrote a four or five minute hit opus and then the Foo Fighters played it," Grohl told BBC Radio 1 about the Mould track.

He was less explanatory about Novoselic's input, simply stating that he "came in the other night and played bass on a song".

Grohl also said that Butch Vig is producing the album, while the band are also making a movie about the "experience". Vig last worked with Grohl on Nirvana's 1991 album 'Nevermind'.

"The last month and a half we've been in my garage recording totally old school analogue with Butch Vig," he said. "This whole project has been really cool because I haven't made a record with Butch in 20 years, almost exactly 20 years."

Grohl added that the album is Foo Fighters' "heaviest yet", and that the band have now completed seven songs, with another five or six more due to be recorded in due course.

In other Foo Fighters news, the band are set to play Milton Keynes Bowl in July 2011, with tickets going on sale on November 5 at 9am (BST).

Read More On This Artist

Foo Fighters Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £55

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £59


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £88


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £55

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £65

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £95


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £65

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £108


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £55

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £91

back to top

More News
Foo Fighters play Ohio record store for Record Store Day, Dave Grohl arrives on motorcycle
Run The Jewels release new track 'Bust No Moves' - listen
Florence + The Machine's second Coachella set cut to 30 minutes due to broken foot
Four Tet plays surprise set at London's Phonica for Record Store Day - watch
Jay Z's Tidal streaming service parts ways with CEO just two weeks after launch
Video evidence of Suge Knight's alleged hit-and-run attack released by court - watch
Prince's Facebook page allegedly hacked, hacker says he 'doesn't care about his...
Marilyn Manson to play hitman in new crime film 'Let Me Make You A Martyr'
Lou Reed would be 'amused but secretly delighted' by Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame...
Emily Eavis denies tabloid reports that Prince pulled out of headlining Glastonbury
Royal Blood don wigs and Hawaiian shirts for 'Conan' performance - watch
Future Islands reveal Record Store Day song 'The Chase'
Tyler, The Creator reveals 'Cherry Bomb' album bonus song 'Yellow' - listen
Michael Bublé apologises after body shaming accusations: 'Women are to be celebrated and...
Diplo says he is 'actively' pursuing a collaboration with Robert Plant after Instagram...
The Prodigy team up with Sleaford Mods for 'Ibiza' video - watch
Bill Ward accuses Ozzy Osbourne of making 'false claims, elitist comments and rude...
Blur share new song 'My Terracotta Heart' and reveal Record Store Day plans
Alice Glass hits out at Ethan Kath's decision to continue Crystal Castles without her
Former Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman to release first solo album in 33 years
Matt Skiba on Blink-182 plans: 'We are hopeful to do more stuff in the future'
Miley Cyrus recording with Flaming Lips and Ariel Pink

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM