They were and then they weren't, but now they definitely are.
Dave Grohl has just confirmed that yes, the Foo Fighters are taking a well-deserved break.
He hinted at the hiatus this summer during England's Reading Festival, but confirmed the news in front of American fans at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park last Saturday.
Before performing Learn To Fly during their last tour stop (above), Grohl grabbed the mic to say:
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And since three is better than one, they'll all be taking the stage at the Democratic National Convention TOGETHER!
In what may be the hottest Hollywood threesome to ever appear at a political rally, Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Kerry Washington are scheduled to speak at the event on Thursday.
They'll follow a performance from the Foo Fighters on the final night of the convention, which is definitely the biggest because both Joe Biden AND Barack Obama will be accepting the Democratic Party's nomination to once again run for office.
The three talented actresses are a pretty
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OH ok, well that's cucumber cool! We are always down for more Foo in our lives!
Yesterday, we reported that at Sunday's Reading Festival, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl implied the band's epic set at the famed event would be their last for "a while"…
Which, to Dave, only means a few weeks!
Apparently, the seminal rock group are playing the
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Just for a little while! Not forever… right you generation-defining rockers?!
The Foo Fighters played two seemingly EPIC back to back shows this weekend at England's famed Reading/Leeds festivals, and during their Sunday performance at Reading, Foo Fighter frontman Dave Grohl bid adieu to the spotlight!
Dave shared with his many exuberant fans:
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The world is a little colder now that Kristen Wiig will no longer grace the stage of SNL every week. Sure, she'll probably come back to host every now and then, but it's just not the same.
Good thing her finale party was such a BASH!!!
Rocking out with the Foo Fighters at the Rockefeller Center Skating Rink, Kristen was sippin' that Coors Light and
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We like this!!!
Mick Jagger and Kristen Wiig put their HIGHlarious chemistry on public display as they pimp themselves out for this weeks episode of SNL.
Mick teases Wiig about her lack of moves like… well, you know.
Kristen sends shots right back about his
fake accent and his history of drug abuse and sexual shenanigans.
It’s a pretty playful promo for what should be Wiig’s FINAL episode as
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Unfortunately, we don't have any new Foo for you, but we may have something better for the band's hardcore fans — two long-lost demos from what would eventually become their 2002 album One By One.
The tracks Come Back (above) and Have It All (below) made it on the record with a significantly different sound, so these versions are definitely worth checking out.
The boys in the band refer to songs as the "million dollar demos" because they are part of the original four-month recording session for the album, which almost tore the band apart. They were actually on the verge of breaking up until a successful concert at Coachella renewed their spirits.
One By One was finished and they haven't looked back since. A decade later, The Foo Fighters are still making chart-topping hits! Check out the second demo … AFTER THE JUMP!
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