SiriusXM will launch a temporary channel dedicated exclusively to the Foo Fighters coinciding with the forthcoming release of the rock band’s Medicine at Midnight album due out next month.
Announced on Monday, Foo Fighters Radio will launch on Channel 105 beginning February 3rd at 12 p.m. ET. The channel will broadcast Medicine At Midnight in full at 12 a.m. on February 5th with a full track-by-track breakdown of the new album hosted by the band, followed by a live broadcast of an album release show for SiriusXM subscribers only from the SiriusXM Garage in Los Angeles later on in the day starting at 5 p.m. ET (and PT).
Throughout the limited two-month run (Foo Fighters Radio will remain active on Channel 105 until April 4th) the channel will also feature archive performances aired weekly, episodes of Dave Grohl Presents Sound City where Dave Grohl discusses music recorded at Los Angeles’ Sound City studio with notable artists, guest DJs spinning their favorite Foo songs, and more. The band will also have a major presence on the Today’s Alternative and Today’s Hard Rock channels with a new “Backstage with Foo Fighters” series. Click here for more info on the Foo’s new channel
— Foo Fighters (@foofighters) January 25, 2021
Other artist-dedicated channels launched by the satellite radio giant over the past few years include Beastie Boys, Bob Marley, Coldplay, Michael Jackson, Queen, David Bowie, The Eagles, Guns N’ Roses, Prince, Metallica, and Phish.