The Foo Fighters song gave Dave Grohl an anxiety attack

Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl is one of the most revered names in alternative music. Starting out in a punk rock outfit called Scream, when the drummer stumbled upon Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic at a gig, live would never be the same again. After the downfall of his old group, Grohl landed a position playing drums for Nirvana and began to hone a reputation as one of the greatest drummers of all time.

Dave Grohl’s first full-length release with Nirvana was 1991’s Nevermind. It remains not just one of the most important albums within the grunge and alternative movements but also one of the most famous recordings of all time. Grohl had already established himself as a fixture in the scene. He did so with singles such as ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit‘ and ‘Come As You Are‘.

Nirvana’s final full-length album, In Utero, was released in 1993 and was a commercial victory for the band. Grohl struggled to find his way back into music after the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994. He briefly performed with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. There were rumors that he would join Pearl Jam, but he ultimately chose to go solo with the Foo Fighters.”

Almost three decades later, the group has grown from Grohl to a full band, carving out a new niche in alternative rock. With classics like ‘Everlong‘ and ‘The Pretender,’ the Foo Fighters have become one of the most well-known and well-loved bands in modern music. The band’s founding also marked the first time Grohl found satisfaction with his sound compositions.”

Before their first album, the Foo Fighters released their second single in 1955. The song, titled ‘I’ll Stick Around,’ included Grohl’s ever-powerful drumming and lines full of passion and purpose. “I’ve taken all and endured, one day it will all fade, I’m sure, I don’t owe you anything,” Grohl screams gruffly over thunderous, filthy instrumentals. Grohl later revealed that he found inspiration for the song from Courtney Love.

Grohl found the song surprisingly enjoyable when he first heard it. This reply took him so aback that he experienced an anxiety attack.” The drummer said, “I had an anxiety attack because I finally realized that this was good,”. He said in This Is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl. Everything he had filmed over the preceding six years was “crap,” he thought. However, He suddenly felt amazement and pleasure with his musical production.

Following that second single, the Foo Fighters released their critically praised self-titled first album. It appeared like Grohl had reclaimed his position in music. He is still the driving force behind Foo Fighters over 20 years later.

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