We’ve learnt a lot about Dave Grohl since we made him our Godlike Genius. We found out he’s addicted to chicken noodles, he can turn a Toys R Us drumkit into a set-up worthy of John Bonham, and he’s rather partial to a bizarre drink called Tejava.
In these brand new interviews, he talks us through his amazing career, from working in a furniture warehouse and dropping out of school during the 11th grade, to discovering punk rock, trying – and failing – to learn to read music (“too fucking stupid” apparently), and recording with everyone from Killing Joke to Cat Power to Michael Jackson. In his own words, he’s “a total slut when it comes to music. I’ll fuck anybody”.
Dave Grohl: Godlike Genius 2011
Dave Grohl shows us around his garage / studio
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