Thursday, December 3, 2009

Dave Grohl: 10 Questions

Occasionally you find an artist or band that is cool no matter what. For everyone who thinks it's about the "music", yes it is. But being a rock star has such an exotic flare, you can't deny that you didn't jump off your bed with a broom in hand thinking you were shredding a solo. Some bands seem to roll into popularity with the trends (ahem, the Strokes), while others stay the same and that makes them popular. Dave Grohl, and practically everything he associates himself with, has endured and persevered to make some fantastic music. Who else can claim ushering in the grunge movement (Nirvana), tackling classic rock (he was the touring drummer for Tom Petty shortly after Nirvana ended), introducing stoner rock to the masses (his drumming on Queens of the Stone Age's "Songs for the Deaf" is phenomenal), accurately defining the term Supergroup (see Them Crooked Vultures) and ruling the pop charts and Mtv audience (Foo Fighters)? Simply put, the guy can do know wrong...

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