||FOO FIGHTERS ANNOUNCE INDEFINITE BREAK
1st October 2012
Foo Fighters played an electrifying set at the Global Citizen Festival, New York on Saturday night but also made the announcement during the show that it will be their last performance for an indefinite period of time.
Singer Dave Grohl told the audience: "We're not making a big deal out of this, but this is it. We don't have any more shows after this. This is it. We don't have any ones after this. This is the show where we play as many songs as we can in a short period of time because honestly, I don't know when we're gonna do it again, but this is the perfect place to do it right now tonight."
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The Foo Fighters did make the most of their set time, rocking through nine songs and keeping the energy high throughout.
Grohl admitted being torn during the performance, stating: "I wish we could play all night... but I wanna see Neil Young."
He followed that with his announcement about it being the band's final show for some time.
Grohl made a similar statement to fans in the UK at the end of their overseas tour and then after commentary on the Internet hit a certain point buzzing that a hiatus was coming, Grohl posted his own response downplaying the hiatus talk.
What this likely suggests is that the Foo Fighters have come to the end of their 'Wasting Light' touring cycle, and will take however much time is needed to re-energize before approaching their next disc.