MTV’s 24-hour college network, mtvU today announced that the Foo Fighters will take the Woodies stage for the first time with a live performance of “Rope,” the first single off of their highly anticipated seventh studio album “Wasting Light,” during the “2011 mtvU Woodie Awards” airing live from Austin, Texas on Wednesday night, March 16 at 12am (Live ET/ Tape delayed PT) on MTV, MTV2 and mtvU during the South by Southwest Music Festival.
The night before the Woodies, also in Austin, the SXSW Film Program will come to an explosive close with the U.S. premiere of the feature length Foo Fighters documentary.
In addition, MTV and Roswell/RCA today announced that the worldwide premiere of the Foo Fighters’ music video “Rope” will air live at 7:54pm ET/PT on Thursday, March 10 on MTV and MTV.com. The music video will also premiere at 8:00pm ET on MTV Hits, mtvU and VH1.com, and begin playing across all MTV’s channels Friday morning. To celebrate the release of the video and album, the band is now set to invade the home of a super-fan in the Los Angeles area on March 10, along with MTV News’ James Montgomery, to introduce the video on-air and online, and answer fans’ burning questions. Immediately following the on-air premiere, the band will stay on for an additional Q&A session live-streamed on MTV.com. Fans can submit questions through MTV.com, via Twitter (@MTVNews using hashtag #askfoos) or on MTV’s Facebook page.
Zane Lowe – 7pm, February 23rd, Radio One.
Zane catches up with the band;
Gonzo, 8pm, 25th February, MTV Rocks.
The band will also be interviewed by Alexa Chung and face viewers questions ; http://www.mtv.co.uk/shows/gonzo-with-alexa-chung/
T4 at the NME Awards – 11.25am, 26th February, Channel 4.
Alexa Chung and Nick Grimshaw go backstage at the awards ceremony to talk to the winners and losers, and introduce performances by Foo Fighters, with Godlike Genius winner Dave Grohl, and Arcade Fire.
The NME Awards – 11.20pm, 26th February, Channel 4.
Shooting Stars panellist Angelos Epithemiou hosts the music awards ceremony, and there are backstage reports by Alexa Chung and Nick Grimshaw. With performances by Arcade Fire, PJ Harvey, and Godlike Genius recipient Dave Grohl with the Foo Fighters.
Early November sees some European action from the band as they promote the release of ‘Foo Fighters: Greatest Hits’.
Foo Fighters (along with Jay Z, Norah Jones & Sting) play ‘Later Live … With Jools Holland’. The traditional longer version of ‘Later … With Jools Holland’ can be seen at 11.35pm on Friday November 6th.
Foo Fighters have been added to the bill @ MTV’s European Music Awards in Berlin. They join previously announced performers Leona Lewis, Green Day and Tokio Hotel at the event. The band are also nominated in the ‘Best Rock’ catagory & you can vote HERE.