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Foo Fighters Tease New Album With Opening Track 'Bridge Burning'

Band offers 30-second preview of their forthcoming album with 'Nevermind' producer Butch Vig

January 19, 2011 1:45 PM ET
Foo Fighters Tease New Album With Opening Track 'Bridge Burning'
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The Foo Fighters are previewing their still-untitled upcoming album with a 30 second clip of its opening track "Bridge Burning" on their website. The song opens with a razor-sharp riff and pummeling percussion before Dave Grohl belts out the opening line — "THESE ARE MY FAMOUS LAST WORDS!" — before cutting out abruptly. It certainly leaves you wanting more.

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This is the first taste of the band's seventh album, which Grohl recorded with Butch Vig, the producer of Nirvana's Nevermind. The record is as close to a Nirvana reunion as it gets — in addition to Vig behind the boards, Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic has contributed bass and accordion to one track and Nirvana touring guitarist Pat Smear has rejoined the Foos as a permanent member.

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