Ahead of the release of one of the most anticipated album releases, by any musical artist of any genre this year, It has been announced that the Foo Fighters documentary series Sonic Highway will be officially aired here in the UK. The accompanying series to the album of the same name, Sonic Highways sees Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foos travelling America making their most ambitious album thus far, drawing inspiration from across the whole of America and it’s musical heritage.
Each episode of Sonic Highways focuses on a different US city, and the end result of each episode is one song from the new Foo Fighters album which has been inspired by their current location and surroundings. Sonic Highways has also brought the band a very novel way to mark the 20th anniversary of the band, created by Dave Grohl in the aftermath of the end of Nirvana.
Sonic Highways will begin airing on BBC Four in the UK on Sunday the 26th of October 2014. The first two and last two episodes will air on the BBC Four TV channel, while the middle four episodes will be available to stream via the BBC’s popular iPlayer service. BBC Four’s editor Cassian Harrison is very pleased to have acquired the rights to Sonic Highways:
“BBC Four is renowned for its music programming and I am delighted we have acquired this innovative series that takes viewers into the very roots of popular music, in an epic nationwide odyssey.”
The trailer for Sonic Highways can be viewed below:
Sonic Highways the album will be released through RCA Records on the 10th of November 2014. For further updates from the Foo Fighters camp please stay tuned to Rock Sins or visit the official Foo Fighters website www.foofighters.com.