Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl says band has ‘new energy’ as they announce UK tour

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Dave Grohl has admitted he is “actually missed” enjoying huge live shows as Foo Fighters announce UK tour dates for subsequent 12 months

The Foo Fighters are set for a return to the UK subsequent 12 months after the band introduced they’re going to be enjoying 4 main stadium exhibits.

And frontman Dave Grohl has welcomed the information, insisting “it is nice to be again”.

The previous Nirvana man will return to Britain with the band subsequent summer season to play enormous gigs on the London Stadium, Birmingham’s Villa Park and Manchester’s Emirates Outdated Trafford cricket floor.

The live shows observe the band’s US leg of their tour and Dave says they’re “having fun with it greater than ever” after being pressured into an 18-month break as a result of Covid pandemic.

Talking to The Solar, the guitarist, 52, mentioned the enforced break had “introduced a brand new vitality to us”.

He mentioned: “The connection of being at a giant live performance venue with hundreds of followers once more is simply superior. I’ve actually missed it.

Dave Grohl says he is missed performing in entrance of a dwell viewers


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“For years now we have been in a reasonably relentless cycle, slowly constructing. Nirvana turned enormous in a single day — no one anticipated that — however with this band we’ve constructed up over time.

“That has meant fixed touring, recording, touring, recording, two weeks on and two weeks off for years with out taking a break — so I suppose that was overdue. The nice factor to return from this entire factor has been household time.”

Dave, who fashioned the Foo Fighters in 1994, admits he is appreciated the additional time he is spent at dwelling along with his three daughters – Violet, 15, Harper, 12, and seven-year-old Ophelia.

He defined how “splendidly mundane” his dwelling life is as he merely makes the packed lunches for the youngsters earlier than sending them to highschool in a minivan.

However he says he is excited on the prospect of his youngest daughter lastly attending to see him carry out.

His oldest two youngsters have already seen him on stage, however the expertise will probably be a brand new one for the youngest of his brood.

“I really like taking them out to exhibits,” he mentioned. “It’s a cool factor to do as a household . . . effectively, I feel so!”

Dave Grohl is trying ahead to his children watching him carry out in live performance


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Dave has change into considerably of a daily at main public occasions with high-end performances together with The White Home for Barack Obama and Sir Paul McCartney.

However he insists he’s going to remain out of politics regardless of always being requested for his opinion on issues.

He described how the band will at all times “attempt to do what we predict is correct” however claimed that on no account are they wanting to evangelise to individuals and insisted they don’t seem to be a political band.

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