He's not going to soundcheck today.' So I go to catering. Then he puts on a guitar and starts playing [Led Zeppelin's] ' Whole Lotta Love'.
I'm talking to my tech; I have no idea what's going on.
Those two guys, together, totally defined the Nirvana aesthetic.
Every quirk, all the strange things that came from Nirvana came from Krist and Kurt."An overdose in Rome nearly claimed Cobain's life prior to his eventual 1994 death, and Grohl recalls his final conversation with his colleague and friend. I said, ' Hey, man, that really scared everybody. ' And I said, ' I'll give you a call.' And he said, ' Okay.'"Nirvana's ' Nevermind' album turns 22 today (Sept.
When asked about the early days and living together as a band, Grohl recalled, "Living with Kurt was funny. Living with him in that tiny apartment in Olympia, Washington, there was some sort of bond.
But it was much different than his relationship with Krist."Speaking about that bond, Grohl characterized it as something more kin than what he personally shared with Cobain.
I hear about bands where they fired their entire crew. Because it's family."Guitarist Chris Shiflett: "I don't assume this is going to go on forever.
They're always getting rid of somebody in the band. It would be awful to have to reassimilate so many times. To this day, I look at every big check I get as possibly my last. But there's been moments over the years: ' Fuck, this could go on for awhile.' Like when we built this place [Studio 606].
The person who works with Prince says, ' He's a little under the weather. He's got the whole band up there, throwing chord changes with his fingers, conducting the band as we're jamming. And it's happening in a completely empty Forum.
And I don't want you to die.' Then I saw him at our accountant's office [in Seattle]. 24), while the ' In Utero' 20th anniversary edition (available here) arrives in stores today after celebrating its official 20th anniversary over the weekend.
Read the entire interview with Grohl at Rolling Stone.
"You just get caught up in the life and times of Dave Grohl." Here's more. He was sent to the school shrink for trying to kill Loverboy."In my neighborhood in Springfield, Virginia, there was a guy, Jimmy Swanson – we were like brothers.
We both fell in love with the guitar when we were eight or nine years old. I discovered the B-52's and Devo; he was going off to Loverboy and Def Leppard. I'd draw Devo killing with Loverboy with laser guns. Grohl never expected to leave Springfield, Virginia."I was a manual-labor worker, doing masonry and working at a furniture warehouse. There were not a lot of career opportunities for me. C., you're either in the Army or the government.