Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters Quotes

United States,
1994

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the dissolution of Nirvana after the suicide of Kurt Cobain. The group got its name from the UFOs and various aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II, which were known collectively as "foo fighters".

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  • Dave Grohl: It should be a lot of people, but I would dedicate it to Krist and Kurt because still, to this day, the Nirvana experience was probably... I mean, I don't want to say - I have children, I can't say it's the most important event in my entire life.
  • Dave Grohl: We loaded in all of our equipment to record this loud rock song. I’m looking at all these beautiful paintings on the wall and these lightning fixtures and pews that had been there for decades. I’m thinking, ‘We’re going to bust this place.’
  • Dave Grohl: It's got groove, man. To me, it's like our David Bowie's 'Let's Dance' record. That's what we wanted to make, 'cause we were, like, 'Let's make this really up, fun record.