Dave Grohl recently caught up with Kerrang! Magazine in Sweden to talk about some of the biggest shows he’s played and his first ever show with Nirvana.

It seems like the Foo Fighters are constantly on tour or recording music, not to mention the string of other side projects Grohl has been involved in such as QOTSA, Probot, and Them Crooked Vultures, to name a few. Now playing to thousands of people every single night, his first show with Nirvana exposed him to just 300 people, which Grohl says ‘blew his mind’, at the time.

I remember calling my mother and saying, ‘Mom, there are at least 300 people in line right now!’
- Grohl

Grohl also talks about his first ever show with iconic Grunge band, Nirvana, after joining the band and having just 5 rehearsals in October 1990.

I had just joined the band, like, fucking three weeks before that, and we had rehearsed, I dunno, five or six times. We wanted to have one show before this short tour of England that we had committed to do
- Grohl

Grohl continues “I left to get something to eat, I came back and there was a line around the block! I had never seen that at any gig that I had ever played. There were hundreds of people, and it fucking blew my mind...”

“We were tight, and it was chaotic, and it felt just right and it sounded great. Afterwards, I was on cloud nine.”

Read the full Kerrang interview here.

Author Bio: AC Speed

Senior Editor

I started my career as a music journalist in 2013 and have been involved in the music industry as a touring musician, studio engineer and artist consultant since 2002, as well as previously being a signed artist. My passion for delivering high quality, informative music-related news is a daily driving force behind the content I create. Also a huge gaming nerd! Born in the United Kingdom and currently living in Sweden. Skål!


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