have officially confirmed that their upcoming eighth studio album will be released this fall, finally sharing details regarding the unique approach "no one's ever done before."
As already revealed to a certain extent, the approach will consist of the band recording the album in eight different cities, visiting iconic studios and having local legends make guest appearances.
Furthermore, Dave Grohl
's recently-announced HBO TV
series will be focusing on the record-making process, likely giving viewers an exclusive insight behind the "eight-city odyssey during which the record was created."
reports, source has named Cheap Trick
as one of the guest stars, a representative of Chicago to be specific. In a previous statement, Joe Walsh
of the Eagles
has already confirmed his presence on the record.
According to the statement detailing the project, the lyrics on the record were written "in an unprecedented experimental style.""Dave held off on putting down words until the last day of each session, so as to be inspired by the experiences, interviews and personalities that became part of the process,"
the statement reads.
The official title and release date are yet to be announced, so stay tuned. The list of cities visited by the band on their album journey includes Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, Washington DC and New York.