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MAY 16 2011

Foo Fighters Confirm Fall US Tour Dates

FOO FIGHTERS CONFIRM FALL U.S. DATES

Pre-Sales To Begin May 18 For September Arena Shows


Foo Fighters have confirmed the next run of shows in their ongoing American arena headline run in support of the worldwide #1 album Wasting Light (Roswell/RCA). Pre-sales for this leg, which kicks off September 14 in St. Paul MN and runs through September 26 in East Rutherford NJ, will begin May 18. General on sales follow May 20 with the exception of St. Paul and Columbus which go on sale to the public June 4.

Rise Against and Mariachi el Bronx will be support for the U.S. run.

The September dates expand on the recently announced midwest headline dates beginning May 17 in Tulsa OK and concluding May 26 in Missoula MT. Motorhead and Biffy Clyro provide support on that run, during which the Foos will also drop in for headlining appearances at the Hangout and Sasquatch festivals. In addition Foo Fighters have also announced a pair of Canadian dates, August 9 in Toronto and August 10 in Montreal, which go on sale May 20 and 21 respectively. Doughboys and F---ed Up will support on both Canadian shows.

The tour follows in the wake of Foo Fighters' just released seventh album Wasting Light, which is still riding high on the charts after debuting at #1 in a dozen countries. Wasting Light has also generated arguably the best critical notices of the band's 16-year career, including four star lead reviews from Rolling Stone and People, and an A- lead review from Entertainment Weekly that summed up “Here’s the miracle, though: Foo Fighters never feel like a backward-looking band. Light is a muscular rock & roll throwdown, featuring the Foos delivering exactly the kind of catchy, pummeling anthems they’re known for, with total disregard for the whims of the masses.”

More dates will be announced as they are confirmed. For a complete list of current Foo Fighters North American tour dates and ticketing info visit

FOO FIGHTERS NEW U.S. DATES:
Sept. 14 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Center **
Sept. 16 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center **
Sept. 17 - St Louis, MO - Scottrade Center **
Sept. 19 - Detroit, MI - Palace of Auburn Hills **
Sept. 20 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena **
Sept. 22 - Columbus OH - Nationwide Arena **
Sept. 23 - Pittsburgh, PA- Consol Energy Center **
Sept. 25 - Buffalo, NY - HSBC Center **
Sept. 26 - East Rutherford, NJ - Izod Center **


** Rise Against & Mariachi el Bronx Support


PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED DATES:
May 17 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center ***
May 18 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Center ***
May 20 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum ***
May 21 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Festival (SOLD OUT)
May 23 – Council Bluffs, IA – Mid America Center ***
May 26 – Missoula, MT – Adams Center ***
May 27 – George, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival


*** Motorhead & Biffy Clyro Support