Royal Blood Says Opening for Foo Fighters Will Be “Insane”

Image Courtesy of WBR PressRoyal Blood will realize a long-held dream when they open for the Foo Fighters on that band's stadium tour next summer.

"If you asked us individually before Royal Blood even started [which] band we'd most like to tour with, the Foo Fighters would be the ones," drummer Ben Thatcher tells NME. "So to get the opportunity on this album run is insane."

The British duo will be supporting Dave Grohl and company in North America starting July 6 in Camden, New Jersey through August 25 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Foos' tour will continue through an October 7 show in Memphis, Tennessee.

Royal Blood's self-titled debut album was released earlier this year. The album was nominated for the 2014 Mercury Prize -- one of the U.K.'s most prestigious music awards.

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