Foo Fighters Postpone Dates On Upcoming Van Tour 2020
The reason, of course, is due to the current coronavirus pandemic, with Foos now joining the likes of Green Day, Pearl Jam, My Chemical Romance and Rage Against The Machine on the huge list of bands who have either postponed or cancelled shows.
As frontman Dave Grohl points out in a rather brilliant statement announcing the postponement, he managed to perform an entire tour with a broken leg – such is his will to play live – but putting the audience at risk is an absolute no-go.
Read his comments below:
Hi, this is Dave.
Remember me? The guy who wouldn’t even postpone a show when my goddamn leg was falling off?
Well… playing a gig with a sock full of broken bones is one thing, but playing a show when your health and safety is in jeopardy is another…
We fuckin’ love you guys. So let’s do this right and rain check shit. The album is done, and it’s fuckin’ killer. The lights and stage are in the trucks, ready to go. The second we are given the go-ahead, we’ll come tear shit up like we always do. Promise.
Now go wash your hands.
Foo Fighters’ postponed dates now look like this:
In happier news, the new Foo Fighters album is indeed done, and Dave recently told Kerrang! that it’s unlike anything the band have ever done before.
“I’m fucking excited for people to hear it and I can’t wait to jump on that fucking stage to play it,” he enthused. “There are choruses on this record that 50-fucking-thousand people are gonna sing, and it’s gonna bring everyone’s fucking hearts together in that moment. And that’s what it’s all about.”
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