Dave Grohl hints at Foo Fighters hiatus Foo Fighters Tickets

Foo's front man says, 'I honestly don't know when we're gonna do it again'

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl has delivered a clear indication that the band may be gone for a long time.

During the band's epic set at the massive Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park on Saturday (September 30), Grohl told the 60,000 crowd in attendance that "this is it", reports Billboard.

Before playing 'Learn To Fly', the group's fourth song of the night, Grohl said: "Without making a big deal out of it, we
don't have any shows after this. This is it, man. Honestly I don't know when we're gonna do it again…and this is the perfect place to do it."

However, a spokesperson for the band told MTV, in no uncertain terms, that the Foo Fighters are "definitely not breaking up".

Fans of the band can also take comfort as, at the end of a blistering set packed with crowd-pleasing anthems such as 'My Hero', 'Times Like These', 'All My Life' and 'Best Of You' and set-closer 'Everlong', Grohl told the audience: "I don't know when, but we'll see you again."

Previously, at this year's Reading Festival, Grohl told the crowd that the band were playing their "last show for a long time", as they headlined the final night of the festival.

The announcement came on the night Grohl and The Black Key's Dan Auerbach joined Neil Young on stage at a free concert in New York – you can watch a video of the performance below.

The concert was scheduled around a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next month and organisers used an innovative approach to ticket distribution. Any fans wanting a free ticket had to sign up to globalcitizen.org and earn points by watching videos about poverty, malaria, child mortality and other global problems.

Organisers said more than 71,000 people had signed up to the website, resulting in over 3.5million page views. It is reported 60,000 fans were given tickets to the free event in New York's Central Park.

Read More On This Artist

Foo Fighters Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £55

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £80


NOT AVAILABLE

Buy Foo Fighters Tickets

from £105


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
Top festival boss claims Florence + The Machine will only 'do one UK festival this year'
Reading & Leeds boss: 'We can't put a bill together based on gender'
Mark E Smith on lack of working class people in music: 'It's Tony Blair's fault'
Noel Gallagher defends Alex Turner comments: 'His interviews are lacklustre'
Laura Marling: 'I questioned whether being a musician was worthwhile'
Super Furry Animals discuss possibility of new album as they add extra date to reunion tour
Alt-J respond to Noel Gallagher's criticism: 'We've made it'
Noel Gallagher plays new songs and Oasis classics in first leg of UK and Ireland tour
Kanye West and Drake appear in black and white video for Big Sean's 'Blessings' -...
Canadian band Viet Cong have gig axed due to 'offensive' band name
Court case reveals Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams earned more than £3m each from...
Giorgio Armani blames 'difficult' Madonna for Brit Awards fall
Kanye West performs with grime MCs and Wu Tang member and debuts new track at surprise London show
Noel Gallagher says being in Oasis was a 'cross between Wolf of Wall Street and Saving...
Iggy Azalea says she 'did not want to win' a Grammy because she doesn't 'need...
Kanye West to play surprise show at London's Koko tonight
Kanye West reportedly 'in the studio' with UK grime MC Skepta
The White Stripes' 'Get Behind Me Satan' released for first time on vinyl for 10...
My Morning Jacket stream 'Big Decisions' from new album 'The Waterfall' - listen
Modest Mouse announce UK tour dates and premiere new track 'Of Course We Know'
Iron Maiden complete work on new studio album, but release awaits Bruce Dickinson's recovery
Reece Eber, man behind vandalism of Dimebag Darrell's grave, apologises

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM