Foo Fighters finish work on ‘massive’ new album

Dave Grohl's band's seventh album expected to be released in spring

Foo Fighters have finished recording their seventh studio album, frontman Dave Grohl has confirmed.

Speaking to Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1, Grohl said the band were in the process of mastering the as-yet untitled album, which has been recorded in Grohl’s house.

The former Nirvana drummer said the album is the biggest in sonic terms they’ve ever recorded. “There’s 11 songs and front to back there’s not one sleepy ballad,” he said. “We did it without any computers and it just sounds massive.”

The album, the follow-up to 2007’s ‘Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace’, has been recorded by Nirvana and Green Day producer Butch Vig, marking the first time he and Grohl have worked together since Nirvana’s 1991 classic ‘Nevermind’.

Grohl admitted that he doesn’t “know what the single is going to be… it’s hard to choose because it sounds like there’s more than one”.

The album is expected to be released this spring.