Dave Grohl says new Foo Fighters album has 'stadium anthems that startle' Foo Fighters Tickets

The band's frontman has given more clues at what to expect from the record

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Dave Grohl has revealed more about Foo Fighters' forthcoming new album, claiming it has "stadium anthems that startle", reports Rolling Stone.

The band recently confirmed they would release the follow-up to 2011's 'Wasting Light' later this year, with the new record recorded in eight different studios in eight states across America. It will be accompanied by a mini series broadcast on HBO, documenting the recording progress. Dave Grohl will operate as director on the project, following his Sound City documentary of 2013.

"As we were coming down from the success of the last record, I thought, 'Now we have license to get weird,' " Grohl told Billboard of the new album. "If we wanted, we could make some crazy, bleak Radiohead record and freak everyone out. Then I thought, 'F- that.' "

He continued: "[Instead of] banging out these big choruses, because that's what we do, we're banging them out in the middle of instrumental sections that will take you by surprise."

Speaking about the accompanying documentary series, Grohl said: ""After making Sound City, I realized that the pairing of music and documentary works well because the stories give substance and depth to the song, which makes for a stronger emotional connection. So I thought, 'I want to do this again, but instead of just walking into a studio and telling its story, I want to travel across America and tell its story.'"

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