- 15 Dec 17
Dave Grohl got a lot off his chest when he met Ed Power at the end of the summer...
It’s been a wild ride for Foo Fighters and the band’s iconic frontman Dave Grohl. As the band unleashes their ninth studio album, he talks about getting over Nirvana, the pain of losing friend Chris Cornell to suicide and how the rise of Donald Trump informed the new record.
More tragically, this year he suffered the loss of his old grunge pal Chris Cornell, with the Soundgarden man hanging himself in May after a gig in Detroit. Mention of the latter naturally brings a lump to the throat of the thoughtful Grohl – who has gone through the suicide wringer once already with the 1994 death of Kurt Cobain and the tragic end of Nirvana.