Dave Grohl: 'Grunge never went away'

Foo Fighters mainman claims grunge music never died in Reddit fan Q&A

Dave Grohl: 'Grunge never went away'

Photo: Dean Chalkley/NME

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl has claimed grunge music has never died in a Reddit fan AMA (Ask Me Anything).

The former Nirvana drummer was asked by a fan, who goes by the name of ConumdrumSteve on the community-based website, if "Grunge will ever make a comeback?"

To which Grohl replied:

If you mean loud ass guitars, loud ass drums, and screaming ass vocals? That never went away ding dong.


The Foo's front man took part in the Reddit fan AMA to promote his documentary on the legendary Sound City recording studios. The movie is available to watch now at soundcitymovie.com.

The film's soundtrack will come out on March 11, and will include the Paul McCartney-featuring track, 'Cut Me Some Slack' as well as many more from Grohl's Sound City Players band, which features members of Nirvana and Foo Fighters as well as Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Rick Springfield, Fear's Lee Ving, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Brad Wilk Of Rage Against The Machine, Alain Johannes, Chris Goss.

The band played their second gig at The Palladium in Hollywood recently (January 31), following their debut at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The epic Hollywood gig, which comprised 38 songs and lasted for three and half hours, followed the Los Angeles premiere of Sound City.

The Sound City Players will also play a one-off show at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom on Wednesday (February 13).

Read More On This Artist

Dave Grohl On Directing Soundgarden Dave Grohl On Directing Soundgarden

Video: Dave Grohl On Directing Soundgarden

More News
Alabama Shakes, Django Django and Slaves announced for The Great Escape 2015
Chris Robinson on The Black Crowes' split: 'It's more complicated than Rich's...
Blink-182 confirm split from 'disrespectful and ungrateful' Tom DeLonge
Stereophonics, Van Morrison, Paul Weller, The Who, Noel Gallagher to headline Teenage Cancer Trust
Babes In Toyland announce May 2015 UK reunion tour
Tom DeLonge denies leaving Blink-182
The Prodigy share 'The Day Is My Enemy' title track - listen
Catfish And The Bottlemen cover The Killers' 'Read My Mind' - watch
London's 12 Bar Club re-opened by squatters
All We Are stream debut album online
Ariel Pink unveils 'Dayzed Inn Daydreams' video – watch
Muse confirm new album title 'Drones' in latest in-the-studio video
Noel Gallagher, Florence And The Machine and The Prodigy to play Benicàssim 2015
Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Mark Ronson to headline disability-friendly gigs
Dave Grohl won't appear in Kurt Cobain documentary 'Cobain: Montage Of Heck'
Noel Gallagher offered a lifetime supply of Tennent's lager
Likeness between 'Stay With Me' and Tom Petty song is 'coincidence', says Sam...
Mark Kozelek says new Sun Kil Moon album could be released this year
Fall Out Boy wrote songs for One Direction that were 'too odd' to be used
Howard Marks to perform at London’s Forum with Rhys Ifans and Super Furry Animals
Death Cab For Cutie stream new song 'Black Sun' – listen
Demis Roussos, solo singer and Aphrodite's Child frontman, dies aged 68

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM