Dave Grohl

  • Dave Grohl is born

    Dave Grohl was born in Warren, OH on January 14, 1969. He lived in the area for the first three years of his life before moving to Alexandria, Virginia (just outside Washington, D.C.) where he would stay until dropping out of high school to pursue music (thefamouspeople.com).
  • Dave Grohl's first concert

    Dave's interest in music grew significantly when he attended a punk concert at Chicago's Cubby Bear Tavern in Wrigleyville while visiting a cousin who had grown fond of the genre (thefamouspeople.com). After this, he knew he had to dedicate his life to music.
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    Time in Scream

    1989-No More Censorship
    1993-Fumble (released post-breakup)
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    Time in Nirvana

    Featured on two of the band's 3 studio albums:
    1993-In Utero
  • The suicide of Kurt Cobain.

    Kurt Cobain killing himself forced the end of Nirvana, the band that originally made Grohl famous. He spiraled into a deep depression for a few months, but rebounded after recording some demos in a friend's recording studio that would eventually become the first Foo Fighters record (bio.com).
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    Time in Foo Fighters

    8 studio albums:
    1995-Foo Fighters
    1997-The Colour and the Shape
    1999-There Is Nothing Left to Lose
    2002-One by One
    2005-In Your Honor
    2007-Echoes, Silence, Patience, & Grace
    2011-Wasting Light
    2014-Sonic Highways
  • Foo Fighters release "The Colour and the Shape"

    His main project's most popular effort to date was released in 1997. It gained critical acclaim and brought the Foo Fighters to the forefront of rock music, where they have remained since (allmusic.com).
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    Time in Queens of the Stone Age

    1 album with band
    2002-Song for the Deaf He also had a short stint in the band as a session drummer for a portion of the band's 2013 album, "...Like Clockwork"
  • Grohl welcomes his first child

    Grohl welcomes his first child
    Grohl has 3 daughters an is a family man. The first of which, Violet, was born in 2006 (bio.com). Here is a picture of Grohl with Violet in 2008, a year before his second daughter was born.
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    Time in Them Crooked Vultures

    Them Crooked Vultures have been on hiatus since late 2010. In 2009, they released their only album, "Them Crooked Vultures".
  • Dave Grohl premieres "Sound City" in Utah.

    Dave started doing documentaries these past few years. The interview here features him talking about his life as a whole, but for the most part always retreating to talking about "Sound City". This was his documentary he released about the famous recording studio of the same name in Los Angeles that shut down in 2011 (Sam Jones).
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    "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" HBO series

    The 8 episode season premiered each episode weekly during this time frame.