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    Thu, 17 Jun 2010 10:04:44

     Foo Fighters Guitarist Chris Shiflett Forms The Dead Peasants It's an Americana/country project - It's an Americana/country project

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    • Foo Fighters - BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 10: Musician/writer/director Dave Grohl speaks onstage at the 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways' panel during the HBO portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.
    • Foo Fighters - BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 10: Musician/writer/director Dave Grohl speaks onstage at the 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways' panel during the HBO portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.
    • Foo Fighters - BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 10: Musician/writer/director Dave Grohl speaks onstage at the 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways' panel during the HBO portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.

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    Apparently, playing alongside Dave Grohl is not enough! Foo Fighters' guitarist Chris Shiflett has formed The Dead Peasants, a country/Americana project. The band's self-titled debut is set for release on July 12 and was recorded at Californian Studio 606, which is the Foo's studio, this winter.

    Shiflett told the NME that "there's really no real big loud Les Paul pumping through a Marshall amp kind of moments on this record. It is so far from anything I've been a part of with Foo Fighters and it was just really fun to do." He says the music is rootsy and country and the lyrics are goth. Aren't all country lyrics gothic in nature, since they are often about losing your girl and crying in your beer?

    Are you interested in this project?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    06.17.10




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