Foo Fighters Announce New Album Concrete and Gold, Set U.S. Tour

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Foo Fighters Announce New Album <i>Concrete and Gold</i>, Set U.S. Tour

Rock staples Foo Fighters have announced their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold, which is due to release on Sept. 15 via Roswell Records and RCA Records.

The band teamed up with producer Greg Kurstin for the new album, who is known for his work with pop artists such as Adele and Sia. Darrel Thorp will mix the record, who has previously worked on Beck and Radiohead records. Concrete and Gold will feature the single “Run,” which the band released earlier this month.

Frontman Dave Grohl said the band wanted to make “the biggest sounding Foo Fighters record ever … a gigantic rock record” that sounds like “Motorhead’s version of Sgt. Pepper ... or something like that.” Grohl added that he wants to merge the classic Foo Fighters sound with “Greg’s big brain and all of his sophisticated arrangements and composition.”

Concrete and Gold is available for preorder now. Take a look at the album artwork and tracklist below, in addition to the band’s new tour dates. Fans can purchase tickets for these shows starting on June 29 at 10 a.m. local time. Also, listen to a 1995 Foo Fighters performance from the Paste Cloud.

Concrete and Gold Tracklist:
01. T-Shirt
02. Run
03. Make It Right
04. The Sky Is A Neighborhood
05. La Dee Da
06. Dirty Water
07. Arrows
08. Happy Ever After (Zero Hour)
09. Sunday Rain
10. The Line
11. Concrete and Gold

Concrete and Gold Album Artwork:

Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold Art.jpg

Foo Fighters Tour Dates:

14 – Richmond, Va. @ Richmond Coliseum
15 – Greensboro, N.C. @ Greensboro Coliseum
17 – Columbia, S.C. @ Colonial Life Arena
18 – Knoxville, Tenn. @ Thompson-Boling Arena
20 – Cincinnati, Ohio @ U.S. Bank Arena
21 – Lexington, Ky. @ Rupp Arena
23 – Nashville, Tenn. @ Bridgestone Arena
24 – Memphis, Tenn. @ FedExForum
26 – Birmingham, Ala. @ Legacy Arena at the BJCC

07 – Madison, Wis. @ Kohl Center
08 – Champaign, Ill. @ State Farm Arena (Public on-sale July 13, 10 a.m. local)
10 – Des Moines, Iowa @ Wells Fargo Arena
11 – Sioux Falls, S.D. @ Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
13 – Wichita, Kan. @ INTRUST Bank Arena
15 – Tulsa, Okla. @ BOK Center

01 – Fresno, Calif. @ Save Mart Center
02 – Sacramento, Calif. @ Golden 1 Center
04 – Spokane, Wash. @ Spokane Arena
05 – Eugene, Ore. @ Matthew Knight Arena
07 – Nampa, Idaho @ Ford Idaho Center
09 – Billings, Mont. @ Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
10 – Casper, Wyo. @ Casper Events Center
12 – Salt Lake City, Utah @ Vivint Smart Home Arena