Dave Grohl was hospitalised by coffee overdose

Them Crooked Vultures man says band video wasn't a joke

Dave Grohl at V Festival - check out our definitive Foo Fighters album review this week. Pic: Guy Eppel
Dave Grohl says he was recently hospitalised because he drank too much coffee.

Them Crooked Vultures, his band with Josh Homme and John Paul Jones, recently posted a jokey video online explaining the overdose. Many fans believed it to be completely in jest – but Grohl has now confirmed that he really did have a hospital visit.

"We were in the studio making a record and I was drinking a lot of coffee," he told Absolute Radio last night (March 22) – when Them Crooked Vultures played a Teenage Cancer Trust gig at the London Royal Albert Hall.

He added: "I was doing Vultures stuff at night, Foo Fighters stuff during the day and I had a newborn at home so I was sleeping two-three hours a night on an air mattress in a guest bedroom. And yeah, I had too much coffee, I started to get chest pains so I went to the hospital and they told me to stop drinking the coffee."

Watch Them Crooked Vultures' studio video explaining the situation by clicking below.


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