Foo Fighters to Play Woodie Awards, Premiere 'Rope' Video Friday

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The Foo Fighters are to set to make even more noise during Austin's South by Southwest Festival this year. The band will perform its current single, "Rope" -- which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Rock Songs chart -- at the mtvU Woodie Awards on Mar. 15, one day after a feature-length documentary chronicling the Foos' history will premiere to close out the film portion of SXSW.

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The performance of "Rope" will be preceded by its music video premiere on Thursday (Mar. 10) pat 7:54 pm ET on MTV and The Foo Fighters will introduce the premiere live from the home of a "super-fan" in Los Angeles.

The Foo Fighters are among an array of acts billed to play the Woodies, which recognizes the top artists as voted by college-aged music fans. Other performers include Wiz Khalifa, Sleigh Bells, Odd Future and Two Door Cinema Club. The show airs Mar. 16 at midnight on MTV.

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The Foos' slew of appearances precedes the Apr. 12 release of "Wasting Light," their seventh studio album and attempt at all-analog recordings, which were completed in frontman Dave Grohl's garage.