Foo Fighters to record new album at start of 2014, guitarist Chris Shiflett says

Dave Grohl recently revealed that the band's follow-up to 2011's 'Wasting Light' has now been written

Guitarist Chris Shiflett has revealed that Foo Fighters are planning to begin recording their new album early next year (2014).

Dave Grohl recently confirmed that the album, the band’s follow-up to 2011’s ‘Wasting Light’, has now been written and hinted at a 2014 release date.

“It’s a little way off,” Grohl explained, talking to XFM last week (August 16). “It’s not ready to happen right now, but I think next year is going to be a really big year for the Foo Fighters without question.”

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Now Shiflett has echoed Grohl’s comments by telling Rolling Stone: “We actually just started making a new Foo Fighters record within the last few weeks. We’ve started rehearsing.” However, he went further than his bandmate by adding: “It was a very short hiatus. We’re going to start recording the new Foo Fighters record at the beginning of next year.”

Meanwhile, Grohl has recently teased that the album will “not be a conventional record” and hinted that it could be recorded in some kind of groundbreaking style by saying: “We are going to make this album in a way that no one’s ever done before, and we’re pretty excited about it.”

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