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Foo Fighters confirm Glastonbury headlining slot with secret show in Somerset

'All My Life' rockers Foo Fighters have been confirmed to headline this summer's Glastonbury Festival

The band were forced to pull out of their slot a couple of years ago after frontman Dave Grohl broke his leg, but the group will take to the Pyramid Stage on the Saturday night (June 24) and they confirmed the news last night (February 24) with a gig at the Cheese & Grain in Frome, Somerset

Emily Eavis issued a statement, which reads: “We’re incredibly lucky to have the Foo Fighters headlining on the Saturday night this year. It was obviously devastating when they had to pull out in 2015 - and the thought, effort and generosity they’ve put into this announcement is just unbelievable.”

"I’m so happy that we’ve been able to help shine a light on Somerset’s local music scene by having one of the world’s biggest bands play in Frome. The Cheese and Grain is a wonderful, not-for-profit venue, which I’m very proud to be a patron of, and it was our first suggestion when the band asked where might be good to do a secret show. They’ve certainly put it on the map now.”

Watch footage of the band's performance in Frome here:

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