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Foo Fighters Set To Rock The 2011 MTV Movie Awards Stage

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Foo Fighters Set To Rock The “2011 MTV Movie Awards Stage” With Their New Single “Walk”


MONDAY 6 JUNE AT 4PM


NEW YORK, NY, Auckland, New Zealand, May 23, 2011 – MTV has announced that the Foo Fighters will rock the Movie Awards stage for the first time, debuting their second single, “Walk,” off their seventh studio album “Wasting Light.” Known for their epic live performances, Foo Fighters will join hip-hop artists Lupe Fiasco and Trey Songz as the musical acts to be featured in the show, along with previously announced presenters Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Steve Carell, Emma Stone, Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel, Patrick Dempsey, Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Aziz Ansari, Danny McBride, Nicki Minaj, Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy. Hosted by Jason Sudeikis, the 2011 MTV Movie Awards will broadcast on MTV NZ – SKY channel 014 – on Monday 6 June at 4pm [AEST].


Released in April, the Foo Fighters’ album, “Wasting Light” debuted #1 in 12 countries – the biggest worldwide chart week of the band’s 16-year-and-going-strong-career. The album was recorded entirely in Dave Grohl’s home garage using only analogue equipment. “Wasting Light's” no computers/no software back to basics approach has resulted in arguably the strongest and most cohesive effort of the band’s storied career. From the hit single “Rope” to the frenetic opener “Bridge Burning” to the beautifully bipolar “These Days” to stunning guest spots from Bob Mould (“Dear Rosemary”) and Krist Novoselic (“I Should Have Known”), “Wasting Light” is a singular triumph: a band that’s headlined arenas, stadiums and festivals the world over stripping itself down to the bare essentials and coming up with its finest hour.


Winner voting at http://ma.mtv.co.nz/ for the 2011 MTV Movie Awards in 12 returning and all-new categories closes on Saturday, June 4. The BEST MOVIE category will remain an ongoing battle throughout the LIVE show.


TO PLACE YOUR VOTE, HEAD TO http://ma.mtv.co.nz/


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