FOO FIGHTERS RETURNING TO AUSTRALIA ON ‘CONCRETE & GOLD’ WORLD TOUR JANUARY 2018 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS WEEZER

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Hearts, minds and attendance records are set to be blown in January 2018 as Foo Fighters return to rock stadiums across Australia in support of their ninth studio album Concrete and Gold (out 15 September on Roswell Records/RCA Records through Sony Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand).

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The 11-time Grammy-winning, 25+ million-record-selling stadium rock greats will welcome the new year with an epic tour that kicks off at Perth’s nib Stadium on Saturday 20 January, before touring Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne.

Foo Fighters will be joined at all shows by very special guests American alt-rockers Weezer, plus a local opener from each city on the tour.

Foo Fighters were last in Australia on their 20th Anniversary World Tour supporting their eighth album Sonic Highways, tearing through anthems including ‘Something From Nothing‘ and perennial favorites ‘Everlong’, ‘Learn To Fly’, ‘Best Of You’ and ‘My Hero’, picking up the record as one of 2015’s top five grossing tours in the process:

Available for pre-order hereConcrete and Gold is the newest Foo Fighters music since 2015’s Saint Cecilia EP and the band’s first full-length album in three years.  Concrete and Gold see Foo Fighters add new dimensions to their trademark hard melodic rock n roll.

Foo Fighters ‘Concrete and Gold’

The public’s first taste of the new album came in the form of the most enthusiastically received single in Foo Fighters history, the surprise hard rock anthem of the year “Run”, and its time-traveling mind-warp of a video directed by Dave Grohl himself.

The clip for the follow-up single, ‘The Sky Is A Neighborhood’ was a Grohl family affair, with Dave sitting in the director’s chair once more and his two daughters Violet and Harper playing the lead roles in the rock and roll fairytale. 

With producer Greg Kurstin (Adele, Sia, Pink) at the helm, Concrete and Gold seamlessly combines hard rock extremes and pop sensibilities across those singles and nine more incredible tracks:

“I wanted it to be the biggest sounding Foo Fighters record ever. To make a gigantic rock record but with Greg Kurstin’s sense of melody and arrangement… Motorhead’s version of Sgt. Pepper… or something like that.” – Dave Grohl

These dates will be the first time Australian fans will experience tracks from Concrete and Gold live in all their glory, holding their own alongside Foo Fighters classics like ‘Walk’, ‘These Days’, ‘The Pretender’, ‘All My Life’, ‘Times Like These’ among countless others.

FOO FIGHTERS – CONCRETE AND GOLD WORLD TOUR
with special guests WEEZER
plus local supports in each city

Frontier Members pre-sale via frontiertouring.com/foofighters
Tuesday 19 September to Wednesday 20 September
(or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)
Pre-sale timings staggered per show, visit website for more details

General public on sale from Friday 22 September (see timings below)

Sat 20 Jan | nib Stadium, Perth, WA (All Ages)
with Weezer and Cosmic Kahuna      
On sale: Fri 22 Sep (12noon local time)
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Tue 23 Jan | Coopers Stadium, Adelaide, SA (All Ages)
with Weezer and Amyl and the Sniffers   
On sale: Fri 22 Sep (4 pm local time)
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Thu 25 Jan | Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD (All Ages)
with Weezer and DZ Deathrays
On sale: Fri 22 Sep (3 pm AEST)
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Sat 27 Jan | ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW (All Ages)
with Weezer and The Preatures       
On sale: Fri 22 Sep (1 pm AEST)
ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Tue 30 Jan | Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, VIC (All Ages)
with Weezer and Clowns       
On sale: Fri 22 Sep (12noon AEST)
ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

 

 

 

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