Foo Fighters


I have long theorized that music in general works in cycles of twenty to twenty-five years, and that what's old can continually be made new again, like doctoring up that potato salad for one last go-around.

One of the pitfalls of reviewing the Foo Fighters is that because of their long-standing popularity and success, it is all too easy to slip into the circular logic of "it's good rock and roll because it's the Foo Fighters, and it's the Foo Fighters because it's good rock and roll."

Here's a brief smattering of things to catch you all up on!

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