UPDATE, APRIL 11, 6:56 P.M.: Hey, seriously, this in-store performance is way sold-out. Fingerprints would like to stress that there will be absolutely no walk-up entry on Saturday. So don't go loiter outside the store anyway hoping you'll get in, and stop freaking out the city of Long Beach, okay?
UPDATE, APRIL 4, 5:26 P.M.: So if you're not already in line, we'd probably think over making the drive to Long Beach. According to Fingerprints' official Facebook page:
And check out a photo of the queue sent in by a reader after the jump.
ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 4, 2:30 P.M.: And Record Store Day 2011 (that's Saturday, April 16) just keeps getting cooler: Foo Fighters will be performing an in-store show at Fingerprints in Long Beach!
"I'm proud to be a part of Record Store Day. I grew up discovering music that changed my life in record stores like Fingerprints and will always do everything I can to keep that experience alive for generations to come," says head Foo Dave Grohl.
Meanwhile, Fingerprints owner Rand Foster is stoked, too: "Record Store Day has quickly become both an annual celebration of the indie record store culture and a day to revel in the glory of unique physical goods. We are extremely proud to host a special Foo Fighters' in-store for this year's event; their 2011 covers album is a classic example of a great RSD exclusive. We are excited to be part of this year's RSD event, and happy to help keep the spirit of the record store going all year round."
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And on top of it all, Foo Fighters will be releasing a special, limited-edition exclusive piece, Medium Rare, a vinyl-only album of the Foo Fighters' collection of classic cover tunes.
Want to get in? A limited number of wristbands will be available with pre-order of Wasting Light (the Foo's upcoming seventh studio album to be released on April 12) starting Monday, April 4 (that's today!) at 7 p.m. Wristbands will only be available IN PERSON at Fingerprints, limited to the first 200 customers. There will be no e-mail or phone sales.
Fingerprints, 420 E. Fourth St., Long Beach, (562) 433-4996; www.fingerprintsmusic.com.