Rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and film director, who is the lead vocalist, guitarist
David Eric "Dave" Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer, and film director, who first gained recognition and fame as the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana. He is also the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist,...Wikipedia
Born: 14th January, 1969, Warren, Ohio
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Claim to Fame: Nirvana drummer, Foo Fighters singer & rhythm guitarist
George Harrison was his favourite Beatle, and he wrote the song "Oh, George" in dedication to him in 1994.
Was the drummer of grunge band Nirvana in the early 90s.
DAVE GROHL Named 2015 'Record Store Day Ambassador'
February 11, 2015
Record Store Day has announced the appointment of FOO FIGHTERS mainman and former NIRVANA drummer Dave Grohl as the Record Store Day Ambassador 2015. He follows in the footsteps of past titleholders Jack White, Chuck D, Iggy Pop, and Ozzy Osbourne.
Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 weeks ago
Foo Fighters + Slipknot to Headline Germany’s 2015 Rock Am Ring + Rock Im Park Festivals
by Chad Childers October 3, 2014 1:32 PM
Germany’s Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park festivals have been two of the top European rock gatherings for decades and you can bet there’s something special in store for the 30th anniversary of Rock Am Ring and the 20th anniversary of Rock Im Park. Organizers have just announced the first batch of bands that will play both festivals, with Foo Fighters, Slipknot and German punk legends Die Toten Hosen scheduled to headline... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 4 months ago
METALLICA, DAVE GROHL To Perform At 'The Concert For Valor'
October 2, 2014
HBO and Starbucks Coffee Company announced today they will host The Concert For Valor, a first-of-its-kind concert to honor the courage and sacrifice of America's veterans and their families on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to be presented live on HBO this Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 (7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT).
The concert will feature a broad array of talent from the worlds of music and entertainment, including METALLICA, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, John... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 4 months ago
Dave Grohl and Wife Jordyn Blum Welcome Third Child, a Girl Named Ophelia!
Aug. 20, 2014 AT 5:30PM
By Sierra Marquina
Dave Grohl is a dad again! The Foo Fighters frontman and his wife Jordyn Blum welcomed their third child, a baby girl named Ophelia Saint Grohl, on Aug. 1
The exciting news comes just days after less fortunate news -- Grohl lost his father, James Grohl, on Aug. 6 to a longterm illness.
"Bittersweet news -- congratulations David Grohl and Jordyn Blum who have welcomed a new baby girl #3 Ophelia Grohl! The Lord giveth and... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 6 months ago
Nirvana Members Rock ‘Lithium’ in Preview of HBO Rock Hall Induction Special
by Chad Childers May 29, 2014 6:43 PM
If you weren’t in New York catching the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony in Brooklyn or in Cleveland watching the simulcast, you probably haven’t seen pro-shot footage of the event. But, as with past years, the Rock Hall has teamed with HBO to create a highlights special. In advance of this year’s airing, HBO has released a preview clip featuring the surviving members of Nirvana rocking ‘Lithium’ with St.... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 9 months ago
“CBGB was a wild place. The first time I ever played there was in 1987, I think, with my hardcore band, Scream. And I remember the craziest [thing] about that club was you could be in front of the stage and it could be louder than any show you`ve ever been to in your life. But if you were towards the back of the club at the bar, you could sit and have a conversation with someone. It was the weirdest thing to me.”
“I love BLACK SABBATH . They made an amazing contribution to music today. Almost every band that made it big in the 1990s owes a debt to them.”
Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.