FOO FIGHTERS FINISH WRITING NEW ALBUM, DAVE GROHL TALKS REISSUE OF NIRVANA’S ‘IN UTERO’
In a recent interview with XFM, Grohl was forthcoming with all the details, sharing, “Well, I’ll tell you, we have been in our studio writing and in the past few weeks we’ve written an album and we are going to make this album in a way that noone’s ever done before and we’re pretty excited about it.” Although the writing process has wrapped, the disc isn’t expected out until some time in 2014, according to Grohl.
In addition to the new release, Grohl also hinted about 2014 being the year of the Foo, explaining, “It’s a little ways off – 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.”
Grohl also took some time to chat about the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s legendary final studio release ‘In Utero,’ and the upcoming reissue of the disc. “I recognize myself back then and I remember what it was like to be in the band but it’s hard to believe that that much time has gone by,” Grohl admitted.
“A lot has happened in those 20 years, when I think about ‘In Utero’ and what the world was like, what my life was like back then, it’s strange, you know. It’s kind of a blur to be honest,” Grohl said. “From the time that ‘Nevermind’ came out in September of 1991 to the time that Nirvana was over, it was really just a few years and a lot happened in those few years. I look back at this album and looking at the packaging and the old pictures and listening to songs that I haven’t heard in 20 years, all of these rarities and demos, it’s kind of a trip.”
While waiting for the new Foo Fighters release to drop, Nirvana fans can join Grohl on his trip down memory lane when the 20th anniversary edition of ‘In Utero’ is released on Sept. 24.