Foo Fighters documentary set to release as a DVD

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The Independent Culture

According to a May 4 announcement, American rockers Foo Fighters will release their feature-length documentary Back and Forth on June 6 as a digital iTunes release and a DVD and Blu-ray release on June 13.

The film, directed by Academy Award-winner James Moll, opened on April 5 in select US theaters, April 7 in the UK. Spanning the band's 16-year career, the film chronicles their rise to Grammy Award-winning fame. The film debuted at Austin's South by Southwest Festival this year.

Fronted by Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters just scored their first number one album in the US with the just-released LP Wasting Light. The album, which dropped April 11 in the UK and April 12 in the US, peaked in first place in 11 other countries, including the UK and Australia, and has been the band's most successful album to date.

Three of the Foo Fighters' previous six albums have won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album, and all six have been nominated. The group's last effort, 2008's Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, won a Grammy Award and Brit Award for Best International Album, in addition to reaching number one in four countries.

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