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20 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Dave Grohl

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Dave Grohl is slowly racking up all the necessary points to reach rock icon status. The former Nirvana drummer and current Foo Fighters frontman has created a rock legacy that is nothing short of extraordinary. A somewhat unknown member of the Kurt Cobain-led '90s grunge band, Dave Grohl has surprised doubters with his ever-increasing rock 'n' roll stardom. Grohl has always been talented, there's been no doubt about that - everyone from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers to Pearl Jam wanted to get him behind the drums. But Grohl always had a strong desire to make his musical mark by founding his own band. With the Foo Fighters' debut album, Grohl proved that he could deliver. And over 20 years later, the band is still considered one of the greatest on the modern rock scene.

While Dave Grohl has opened up about his history and shared his stories revolving around his time with Nirvana, there is still a lot unsaid. And while it can still be difficult for Grohl to speak of Cobain's untimely suicide, he seems to have no hesitation about the future for the Foo Fighters. 

Dave Grohl is no stranger to a hilarious interview - in fact, Grohl has consistently been labeled one of the funniest rockers out there. His personality shines not just through his bad-assery, but also his lighthearted take on his own persona. There is a lot to know about who Dave Grohl really is, and it would be impossible to compile a full picture based only on trivia, quotes, and anecdotes. But listed below are some of the coolest and most interesting facts you probably didn't know about Dave Grohl's life.