Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl to publish memoir of ‘a life lived loud’

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is releasing a guide, packed filled with reminiscences and anecdotes from his life.

Titled The Storyteller, the 52-year-old says it will likely be “a set of reminiscences of a life lived loud” and is about to function tales of his encounters together with his former Nirvana bandmate, the late Kurt Cobain, David Bowie and Iggy Pop.

The guide may even see the Foo Fighters guitarist speak about his upbringing in Washington DC and his hopes of seeing the world when he left dwelling at 18.

He’ll give followers an perception into what it is like enjoying drums for Tom Petty on Saturday Evening Stay, swing dancing with AC/DC and performing on the White Home.

Over lockdown, the previous Nirvana drummer began an Instagram account, @davestruestories, to share anecdotes together with his followers because the music trade went on maintain.

Grohl mentioned: “There’s a widespread thread that runs all through every little thing that I do: storytelling.

“Whether or not in track, documentary movie or on the web page, I’ve at all times felt compelled to share moments from my life.

“This inclination is a large a part of what excites me creatively but additionally as a human being.

“In March 2020, realising that my day job with the Foo Fighters was going to go on maintain, I began an Instagram account and determined to focus all of my inventive vitality on writing a few of my tales down, one thing I like doing however I’ve by no means actually had the time for.

“I quickly discovered that the reward I felt each time I posted a narrative was the identical as the sensation I get when enjoying a track to an viewers, so I stored on writing.

“The response from readers was as soul-filling as any applause in an area.

“So, I took inventory of all of the experiences I’ve had in my life – unimaginable, troublesome, humorous and emotional – and determined it was time to lastly put them into phrases.

“Now with the wonderful folks at Simon & Schuster I am excited and honoured to announce The Storyteller, a set of reminiscences of a life lived loud.

Grohl has shared anecdotes with followers on Instagram throughout lockdown. Pic: Al Wagner/Invision by way of AP

“From my early days rising up within the suburbs of Washington, DC, to hitting the highway on the age of 18, and all of the music that adopted, I can now share these adventures with the world, as seen and heard from behind the microphone. Flip it up!”

Ian Marshall, deputy publishing director of non-fiction for Simon & Schuster UK, mentioned: “I do not suppose I’ve ever seen such common pleasure in an organization, with so lots of my colleagues sharing their very private reminiscences of Dave and his music.

“However, in the long run, what actually units this guide aside is the sheer brilliance of the writing: this can be a rock memoir that can set the usual for a era to come back, as he actually is THE storyteller.”

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