The excellent music documentary series by the Foo Fighters ‘Son Highways’ is going to be released on DVD and blu-ray.
In the series, the American rockers document the making of their new studio album also titled Sonic Highways.
Dave Grohl directs the miniseries, each episode takes place in a different city, Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington D.C. and New York.
The documentary explores the musical significance of each city, its musical characters and chronicles the importance of each music studio they record in.
In each city the band record one song with a local legend. Featured in the series are, Fugazi, Paul Stanley (Kiss), Joe Walsh (The Eagles), Arcade Fire and President Obama.
Grohl even held off writing lyrics until the last day of each session, so he could soak in the experiences, interviews and personalities that became part of the process.
The Foo Fighters frontman says the series is a “love letter to the history of American music.” Each episode explores the unique identity of the musicians and identifies how the city they were raised in influenced their musical sound.
‘Sonic Highways’ will be released on DVD and blu-ray on April 7th and will be available for pre-order from March 9th. It features extended interviews with Barack Obama, Dolly Parton, Chuck D, the Black Keys’ singer Dan Auerbach, Joan Jett, Fugazi and Joe Walsh.
Watch the trailer for ‘Sonic Highways’ below.