Foo Fighters Debut New Song, "Dirty Water"

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One of the upcoming releases rock fans are particularly looking forward to is Concrete and Gold, the new studio effort by the Foo Fighters. And while the disc's official release is still a few months away (September 15), Dave Grohl & Co. have been providing their live audiences with the occasional early taste of the album.

For instance, this past Monday night at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, the band debuted a new song, "Dirty Water." You can check it out below.

Some publications call the song "scorching." My cousin Milton calls it "blistering." Please feel free to insert your own adjectives. In any case, you can rest assured that the song has nothing to do with the Yardbirds' obscure 1967 album track, "Drinking Muddy Water" or, for that matter, the Standells' 1965 hit, "Dirty Water."

Concrete and Gold is the followup to 2014's Sonic Highways and 2015's Saint Cecilia.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.