Podcast 142: Chris Shiflett (Foo Fighters)

On today’s podcast, we talk to Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett! Chris tells us about growing up in Santa Barbara; starting out on guitar; his early love for metal; how he landed the Foo Fighters gig; why he started playing Telecasters; and the making of his new solo country album, West Coast Town. Chris also talks to us about his weekly podcast, Walking the Floor, where he’s interviewed a wide array of artists including Marty Stuart, Bob Mould, Lucinda Williams, Buddy Miller and others.

Watch our video with Chris playing “Goodnight Little Rock” from the new album here.

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This episode is sponsored by Retrofret Vintage Guitars and Dying Breed Music.

Tune in next week when we interview Andy Powers of Taylor Guitars. And don’t forget to leave us a review on iTunes.