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Dave Grohl - Our 30 Favourite Photos

By Tim Chester

Posted on 12 Jan 12

 
 

Today is Dave Grohl's birthday. He turns 44 so, to celebrate, here are some of our favourite pics of the legend. Enjoy...

Photo: Retna

Dave pictured with Nirvana in their '90s heyday. Photo: Retna





Photo: Getty

Doing what he does best, way back in 1991. Photo: Getty



Photo: Retna

Nirvana in 1992. Photo: Retna



Photo: PA

Onstage with Nirvana in Paris, 1994, shortly before Kurt's death. Photo: PA



Photo: Press

Another band shot in the '90s. Photo: Press



Photo: Getty

An early picture with his new band Foo Fighters. Do you think he looks better with short or long hair? Photo: Getty



Photo: Retna

Rocking Planet Of The Apes sideburns in 1999. Photo: Retna



Photo: PA

Onstage with Foo Fighters at the Isle Of Wight festival in 2001. Photo: PA



Photo: Hamish Brown/NME

Shot for the cover of NME magazine, 2005. Photo: Hamish Brown/NME



Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

Sparking up in 2005. Photo: Andy Willsher/NME



Photo: Hamish Brown/NME

Goofing about that same year. Photo: Hamish Brown/NME



Photo: Danny North/NME

Onstage in Glasgow. Photo: Danny North/NME



Photo: Sebastian Artz/NME

The legendary NME cover shoot for Halloween, 2007. Photo: Sebastian Artz/NME



Photo: Guy Eppel/NME

Onstage at V Festival in 2007. Photo: Guy Eppel/NME



Photo: Press

With Foo Fighters in the mid-noughties. Photo: Press



Photo: Guy Eppel/NME

Backstage at V Festival in 2007. He was nice that day, too. Photo: Guy Eppel/NME



Photo: Retna

Onstage with rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures, featuring Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and Josh Homme. Photo: Retna



Photo: PA

Tub-thumping with Them Crooked Vultures at the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: PA



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Backstage at the Royal Albert Hall. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Danny North/NME

Onstage with Foo Fighters at the Milton Keynes Bowl. Photo: Danny North/NME



Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

Hanging out behind the scenes at T In The Park. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME



Photo: Press

Laying down some vocals. Photo: Press



Photo: Danny North/NME

Making the most of the strut at Milton Keynes. Photo: Danny North/NME



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Having a comedy minor freak out during another NME cover shoot. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Danny North/NME

Pointing skyward, possible learning to fly, in 2011. Photo: Danny North/NME



Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Clutching yet another NME Award. Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME



Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

Eschewing the stage for a spot ON OUR LAPS during a mental NME Awards set. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME



Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

The Foo Fighters closed the 2011 NME Awards. Expect more carnage next month. Photo: Richard Johnson/NME


 
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