Foo Fighters Channel D.C.'s Punk Roots with "The Feast and the Famine"

Foo Fighters Channel D.C.'s Punk Roots with "The Feast and the Famine"

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As we're creeping towards the release date of Sonic Highways, the Foo Fighters are dropping one track at a time and celebrating the cities and people that contributed to the fabric of their "musical map of America." When Dave Grohl said that the "environment in which you write or record an album influences the musical result," he wasn't kidding: The first song off their eighth album, "Something From Nothing," has enough hair-raising guitar licks to do a rock legend like Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen proud, as Nielsen sat in with the Foos while they recorded the track in his hometown.

Now, the Foos are shelving the '80s jukebox vibes and favoring punk tendencies with "The Feast and the Famine." They sought out legendary producer Don Zientara of Inner Ear Studios, who counts Fugazi, Minor Threat and Bad Brains as some of the iconic punk artists who've put their records together under his watch just outside of Washington, D.C.

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