How to use Grohl in a sentence
High CD sales and the popularity of Foo Fighters tabs are proof positive that there's life after Nirvana for Dave Grohl.
During his stint as Nirvana's drummer, Dave Grohl continued to write his own music on the side.
Intimidated by Cobain's song writing talent, Grohl never felt confident enough to share his own songs with the band.
However, once Nirvana disbanded, Grohl went to work on a solo project and recorded his original songs playing every instrument and performing all the vocals himself.
This tour de force was very well received in the music community, and soon Grohl found himself putting together a band to tour with.Advertisement
The band went through several incarnations before finally bringing in Dave Grohl to be their drummer.
The album was poorly received by critics even though one track, Beelzeboss (The Final Showdown) featured Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters.
Teeth saw the NIN front man finally off drugs, and, with the help of a revitalized lineup and some live drums from Dave Grohl, produced a sharper and more focused sound than The Fragile.
From the ashes of Nirvana, drummer Dave Grohl created the Foo Fighters in 1995.
The "Everlong" acoustic MP3 first gained notice when Dave Grohl performed the song during an appearance on the The Howard Stern Show in 1997.Advertisement
The stripped-down guitar and Grohl's solo vocals highlight the romantic lyrics of the song, giving it a completely different feel.
Nirvana was formed in the late 80s, although it wasn't until 1990 that Dave Grohl joined the group.
Throughout the late 1980's and during his run with Nirvana, drummer Dave Grohl would record tracks on his own during his down time with friend and music producer Barrett Jones.
Following the death of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain, Grohl opted to keep to himself for a few months, until Jones urged him to get back into the studio.
The two spent a week in recording tracks from Grohl's old song catalog, with Grohl doing the vocals and playing all of the instruments (except the guitar on one song) on the final 15 tracks they would end up recording.Advertisement
Grohl recorded a demo of the completed songs and handed them out for friends and other musicians to check out.
Needless to say, everyone loved it and major record labels began vying to get Grohl to sign with their respective labels.
In the end, Capitol Records won and those 15 tracks that Grohl and Barrett recorded would end up being the Foo Fighters debut album.
If you have ever wondered just what Dave Grohl is saying, here are a few places where you can find Foo Fighter lyrics.
Dave Grohl has successfully stepped out from behind the drum set of one of the most well known bands in the world and become wildly successful without having to be introduced as "Dave Grohl, former drummer for Nirvana."Advertisement
The Foo Fighters have developed a new fan base while keeping the legions of loyal fans that did follow Grohl based on the fact that he was once a part of Nirvana.
However, Foo Fighters' singer Dave Grohl said that generally, the song is about not receiving something that has been promised and feeling taken advantage of.