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List of famous people who are friends with Dave Grohl, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Dave Grohl, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Dave Grohl. From the people who have had a falling out with Dave Grohl to Dave Grohl's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that Dave Grohl has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Dave Grohl's celebrity bros are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Dave Grohl's friends that much better.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are Dave Grohl's friends?" and "Which celebrities is Dave Grohl friends with?"

Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Dave Grohl
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Dave Grohl and Kurt Cobain were friends and Nirvana bandmates.

Kurt Donald Cobain was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the grunge band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene, having its debut album Bleach released on the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989. After signing with major label DGC Records, the band found breakthrough success with "Smells Like Teen Spirit" from its second album Nevermind. Following the success of Nevermind, Nirvana was labeled "the flagship band" of Generation X, and Cobain hailed as "the spokesman of a generation". Cobain, however, was often uncomfortable and ...more

Age: Died at 27 (1967-1994)

Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States of America

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Dave Grohl
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When Dave Grohl reunited Nirvana in 2013, he enlisted his good friend and former Beatle Paul McCartney to sing the vocals.

Sir James Paul McCartney MBE is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop music; his songwriting partnership with Lennon is one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. After the band's break-up, he pursued a solo career and formed Wings with his first wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. McCartney has been recognised as one of the most successful composers and performers of all time, with 60 gold discs and sales of over 100 million albums and 100 million singles of his work with the Beatles and as a ...more

Age: 75

Birthplace: Walton, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Dave Grohl
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Bruce Springsteen has become a friend and mentor to Dave Grohl.

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and humanitarian. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana working class, sometimes political sentiments centered on his native New Jersey and his lengthy and energetic stage performances, with concerts from the 1970s to the present decade running over three hours in length. Springsteen's recordings have included both commercially accessible rock albums and more somber folk-oriented works. His most successful studio albums, Born in the U.S.A. and Born to Run, showcase a talent for finding grandeur in the ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States of America

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Krist Novoselic is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Dave Grohl
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Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl have been friends since their days in Nirvana.

Krist Anthony Novoselic is an American rock musician. He was the bassist and co-founder of the grunge band Nirvana. After Nirvana disbanded following the death of singer Kurt Cobain, Novoselic formed Sweet 75 and Eyes Adrift, releasing one album with each band. From 2006 to 2009 he played in the punk band Flipper, and in 2011 contributed bass and accordion to the song "I Should Have Known", on Foo Fighters' studio album Wasting Light. Apart from his musical endeavors, Novoselic has been active politically, including the creation of the political action committee JAMPAC. From 2007 through 2010 he wrote a weekly column on music and politics for Seattle Weekly's website. Since 2008 he has been ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Compton, California, United States of America

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