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Foo Fighters taking a break

By Jon Hall,
Rock band calls it quits for now

Dave Grohl, frontman for the Foo Fighters, announced on Facebook that the group would be taking a hiatus. While the band has been around for 18 years, this new announcement was expected since band members have been pursuing individual projects as well.

According to the New York Times, Grohl and the band were playing a show in Central Park, New York when he questioned whether this would indeed be their last show together.

“We don’t have any shows after this,” Grohl said. “This is where we play as many songs as we can in a short period of time, because, honestly, I don’t know when we’re going to do it again.”

Suspicions were confirmed on Tuesday, when Grohl posted on the band's Facebook profile that the group were taking a break.

"I’m not sure when the Foo Fighters are going to play again,” he posted. "Sometimes it’s good to just … put it back in the garage for a while."

In the mean time, Grohl will be busy finishing up his work with a documentary film and accompanying album for Sound City. When talking about it, Grohl said, "could be the biggest, most important project I've ever worked on."

According to the LA Times, the break will not be too long. While the group is planning the recharge, they are also planning to play shows again in the future.

We will have to wait to see when the iconic rock band gets back together. Its formation followed right after Nirvana's abrupt break up back in 1994. Until then, look out for Grohl's new project Sound City.

 
 

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