Dave Grohl Confirms The Foo Fighters Recording New Album Despite Hiatus

The frontman slams rumours about band splitting

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Despite Foo Fighters announcing that they were on a hiatus, frontman Dave Grohl insists the band's new album is ready.

The 44-year-old has revealed that the band are not breaking up and that they in fact, already have a new album on the way.

During an Ask Me Anything (AMA) Session, Grohl answered a fans questions about the band being on hiatus by replying: like Pat Smear says... we're not on hiatus... we're on 'i hate us' and yes, we are already writing the new record."

Foo Fighters attending last years Grammy Awards, 2012 (WENN.com)

He said: ''we've been a band for almost 20 years. When it feels like you're walking in the sand, it's time to go home.

“But we have pretty much an entire record ready. Once we're set, we'll make a huge stink about it.''

The former Nirvana drummer has been pestered about the Foo's fate, so wrote an open letter to fans, reassuring them that they are definitely still together.

He wrote: "I can't give up this band. And I never will. Because it's not just a band to me. It's my life. It's my family. It's my world.”

Grohl has kept himself busy the past few months by guest hosting on show 'Chelsea Lately' where he chatted to Elton John, teaming up with Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear on 'Cut Me Some Slack', which debuted on December 12 at the Hurricane Sandy benefit Charity Concert in New York.

He has also been recording a documentary with Paul McCartney on California's iconic Sound City Studios.

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