Foo Fighters to play in South Africa for the first time

The FOO FIGHTERS have thrilled their South African fans by announcing they will perform in the country for the first time in their 20-year career.

The Everlong hitmakers will play in Cape Town on 10 December (14), followed by Johannesburg on 13 December (14).

In a video uploaded on Twitter.com, frontman Dave Grohl says, "Hey South Africa, my name's Dave. I play in a band called the Foo Fighters. We've never met, so we're coming down to see you in December. Got a new record to pay for you too. Guess what? It's going to be a long f**king night."

The band's eighth album Lanterns is due for release later this year (14).

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