Fans have been waiting for months, and now the Foo Fighters’ new album is finally here. Wasting Light officially comes out today. Fresh off an awesome performance on Saturday Night Live this past weekend, the band gives us their seventh studio album and the follow-up to 2007’s Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace. More after the jump.

Singer Dave Grohl told MTV what the album’s title signifies:

Foo Fighters will be touring in support of the new album.  So far, the closest date to us is Little Rock, Arkansas on May 18th.

The new album was recorded in Dave Grohl’s garage. Bass player Nate Mendel described the setting:

For this album, Dave Grohl reunited with producer Butch Vig, who produced Nirvana’s Nevermind. Dave told MTV why they decided to record analog:

Foo Fighters’ album titles are as follows: Foo Fighters (1995), The Colour and the Shape (1997), There is Nothing Left to Lose (1999), One by One (2002), In Your Honor (2005), Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace (2007) and Wasting Light (2011). Dave Grohl told MTV how they got their latest album title:

The first single off Wasting Light is a song called “Rope.” Dave Grohl says it’s an unusual track: