Home > Celebrity > D > Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl


Famous as :


Birth Name :

David Eric Grohl

Birth Date :

January 14, 1969

Birth Place :

Warren, Ohio, USA

Spouse :

Jennifer Youngblood (photographer, 1993 - 1997), Jordyn Blum (since 2-Aug-03)

Claim to fame :

Drummer for the band Nirvana

Latest News

Dave Grohl Brings Crying Fan Onstage to Perform With Him at Foo Fighters Concert

August 18, 2015 01:55:56 GMT

gave a fan an unforgettable night when he and his bandmates' tour stopped at the Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre in Colorado on Sunday, August 16. The frontman invited the male fan to the stage to perform with him after he spotted him crying in the audience.

Video: Dave Grohl's Doctor Joins Foo Fighters Onstage for White Stripes' 'Seven Nation Army'

July 21, 2015 04:52:56 GMT

invited an unlikely surprise guest during their show on Sunday night, July 19. The band's frontman brought out his orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lew C. Schon on the stage at Boston's Fenway Park and joined him to perform a cover of ' "Seven Nation Army".

Dave Grohl Says Broken Leg Makes Foo Fighters Stronger: It's 'Blessing in Disguise'

July 12, 2015 01:11:28 GMT

talked about the injury he suffered after taking a nasty fall during a gig in Gothenburg last month. Instead of seeing his broken leg as a hindrance, the frontman considers it a "beautiful blessing in disguise" which has made the band stronger than ever.

Video: Dave Grohl Forms Supergroup, Covers Neil Young's 'Cinnamon Girl' at Motorcycle Rally

July 08, 2015 04:54:00 GMT

Hours before ' 20th anniversary concert in Washington, D.C. over the weekend, played an impromptu set at a motorcycle rally held in the city. During the surprise show, the frontman did a cover of 's "Cinnamon Girl" alongside a band consisting of his fellow musician pals including former drummer Dave Krusen, singer/songwriter Jonny Kaplan, Rami Jaffee of Foo Fighters and Blind Melon's guitarist Chris Thorn

Video: Injured Dave Grohl Performs on a Throne at Foo Fighters' D.C. Concert

July 06, 2015 02:35:08 GMT

kept ' 4th of July concert going although his injury hadn't fully healed yet. The band returned to the stage for the first time since Grohl broke his leg in Sweden last month to play the show at Washington D.C.'s RFK Stadium with the frontman performing while sitting on an impressive throne decorated with lights and guitars.

Foo Fighters Cancels European Tour After Dave Grohl Broke Leg

June 17, 2015 01:50:55 GMT

is forced to cancel more shows after frontman broke his leg in an incident in Sweden last week. After scrapping two concerts in Netherlands and Switzerland, the band has now nixed the rest of their European tour dates, which include a headlining set at Glastonbury Festival.

Dave Grohl Resurfaces With Crutches After Leg Injury in Sweden

June 15, 2015 01:31:09 GMT

was spotted walking on crutches when leaving his hotel in London, England on Sunday, June 14. The frontman wore a checkered blue shirt, black pants and a grey cast on his right leg. One man could be seen watching Dave making his way to a black car.

Foo Fighters Cancels Two Concerts After Dave Grohl Broke His Leg in Sweden

June 13, 2015 21:23:38 GMT

is forced to scrap at least two of their scheduled concerts. The cancellation was made after their lead singer, , fell off the stage and broke his leg during the band's live performance in Sweden on Friday.

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Falls Off Stage in Sweden, Keeps Performing With Broken Leg

June 13, 2015 02:01:36 GMT

was badly injured in an incident at a concert on Friday, June 13. The rocker broke his leg after falling off the stage while performing at the Ullevi stadium in Gothenberg, Sweden, but he managed to finish the show.

Dave Grohl Is 'Obsessed' With Taylor Swift, Dedicates Songs to Her at Concert

May 26, 2015 06:20:29 GMT

unleashed his inner Swiftie when he performed at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich, England on Sunday, May 24. Serving as headliner along with his bandmates, the rocker took the stage right after 's set and showed some love for the pop superstar by dedicating not only one, but three songs to her.

Video: Foo Fighters Joined by Tenacious D, David Lee Roth and More at Dave Grohl's Birthday Concert

January 12, 2015 02:45:52 GMT

invited a number of surprise guests at a special concert to commemorate frontman 's 46th birthday in Inglewood, California on Saturday, January 10. During the show at the Forum, the rock band was joined onstage by some famous faces including , Paul Stanley of , and among others.

Foo Fighters' Member Dave Grohl and Wife Welcome Third Child

August 21, 2014 03:41:05 GMT

and his wife Jordyn Blum have welcomed another addition to the family. The pair welcomed their third child, another baby girl, on August 1. The couple's newborn daughter is named Ophelia Saint Grohl. The baby joins big sisters Violet Maye and Harper Willow who are eight and five years old respectively.

Dave Grohl: Lorde's 'Royals' Gives Me Hope for My Kids and the Future of Pop Music

April 26, 2014 04:15:31 GMT

has admitted that he's a fan of . In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the drummer had nothing but kind words for the New Zealand teen and praised her for making fresh and smart music that his children could listen to.

Dave Grohl and Wife Expecting Third Daughter

February 13, 2014 15:22:33 GMT

' frontman is going to be a father for the third time. The rocker's wife Jordyn Blum is pregnant with a baby girl who will join older sisters, 8-year-old Violet and 5-year-old Harper.

Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Dave Grohl to Close Out Grammys

January 22, 2014 03:50:00 GMT

, and are set to join forces to close out the upcoming Grammy Awards, SPIN reports. The supergroup will perform together with special guest Lindsey Buckingham of at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Sunday, January 26.

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players Throw Three-Hour Gig in L.A., Book Sole New York Show

February 02, 2013 06:39:45 GMT

and his Sound City Players rocked the Hollywood Palladium on January 31 night, playing a three-hour long show. , and members of Cheap Trick, and Fear joined Grohl and his for the classic rock-pop-punk extravaganza.

Whitney Houston's Brother Feels Extremely Guilty for Introducing Her to Drugs

January 29, 2013 17:02:10 GMT

's brother Michael blames no one but himself for her death. In an interview on "", he says he feels responsible for introducing his singer sister to drugs and regrets not taking action to save her while he still could.

Hugh Hefner's Longtime Secretary Mary O'Connor Remembered by Playboy Stars

January 29, 2013 15:59:14 GMT

is mourning the loss of his loyal secretary of more than 40 years, Mary O'Connor. She died Sunday afternoon, January 27 after a short illness at the age of 84 in Sherman Oaks, California. "Mary passed away today. We loved her more than words can say," the 86-year-old Playboy founder remembered his trusted confidant.

Amy Poehler Signs Her First Book Deal

January 29, 2013 09:22:13 GMT

"" star has signed a deal to write her first book. According to publisher It Books, the book will be "an illustrated, non-linear diary full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons."

Soundgarden Returns in Dave Grohl-Directed 'By Crooked Steps' Video

January 29, 2013 09:00:17 GMT

As if his "" efforts, directing the documentary and performing at gigs with his Sound City Players were not yet filling his crazy schedule, ' frontman managed to find time to assist returning rock band . He directs their new music video "By Crooked Steps". It is the latest track to be released off their album "".

Videos: Dave Grohl and His Sound City Players Rock Sundance

January 21, 2013 04:54:17 GMT

capped off his successful Sundance premiere as a first-time director of the "" documentary with an equally memorable show with his Sound City Players. With his serving as the house band for the majority of the night, a total of seventeen musicians took turns onstage at Park City Live, Utah to rock the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

Dave Grohl's All-Star Sound City Players to Perform in L.A.

January 16, 2013 05:59:26 GMT

Even before they actually perform at their special debut in the Sundance Film Festival on January 18 at the Park City Live, 's all-star Sound City Players have already booked their next gig in Los Angeles. They are set to perform at the Hollywood Palladium on January 31, on the same night Grohl's documentary film "" screens at the nearby Cinerama Dome.

Dave Grohl Announces Sound City Players for Sundance Gig

January 10, 2013 07:00:07 GMT

Former drummer and current frontman has finally revealed the artists who will join him onstage for a special debut performance at the highly anticipated Sundance Film Festival. Called the "Sound City Players", it's a veritable Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with such artists as former member as well as Krist Novoselic and Pat Smear of Nirvana lining up to take the stage.

Dave Grohl to Lead 'Sound City' Players Debut at Sundance

January 03, 2013 03:59:10 GMT

will premiere his directorial debut "" at this year's Sundance Film Festival and at the same time, perform in a gig at the annual event. He will introduce a performance of the Sound City Players, a group of core musicians and special guests from Grohl's star-studded documentary about the revered recording studio. Grohl and the Sound City Players are set to perform on January 18 at the Park City Live.

Nielsen and Twitter to Lauch New TV Metric Based on Social Media

December 18, 2012 07:39:59 GMT

Nielsen is teaming up with Twitter to create another tool that can be used as an indicator to determine TV shows' popularity. Called Nielsen Twitter TV Rating, the new audience metric will enhance the social TV analytics and metrics available today from SocialGuide by adding the first-ever measurement of the total audience for social TV activity.

The Kardashians Have 'White Party' for 2012 Christmas Holiday Card

December 18, 2012 07:22:18 GMT

The Kardashians continue their tradition to wish their devotees a Merry Christmas with a card. This year, the family members get into a full celebratory mode for the upcoming holiday by wearing all-white ensembles and cheering as confetti falls over them.

Dave Grohl Denies Plans for Nirvana Reunion Tour

December 18, 2012 07:13:57 GMT

Recent collaborations with during the 12-12-12 Sandy Relief concert and on "" have sparked rumors that might be reuniting for a concert tour with a new lead vocalist to replace the band's frontman, the late . However, a spokesperson for ex-Nirvana drummer has denied that the surviving members of the grunge band have any plans of going on tour.

New Promo of 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special Features a Threat

December 17, 2012 02:26:59 GMT

Getting closer to Christmas Day, "" is promoting its Christmas special by unleashing another preview. The promo video has new scenes showing strange things that happen during a winter in 1892.

'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Casting Calls Allegedly Hint at Character's Death

December 17, 2012 02:26:47 GMT

A significant scene in "" has allegedly been unveiled. Bleeding Cool has received casting calls for the Marc Webb-directed Marvel movie, containing spoilerish tidbits about what scene the filmmakers would feature in the sequel to "" and when the project would likely kick off shooting.

Kate Middleton Looks Fresh in Her First Public Appearance Post-Pregnancy Announcement

December 17, 2012 01:48:45 GMT

Kate Middleton looked stunningly elegant as usual as she made her first public appearance following her recent headline-grabbing pregnancy announcement. The beautiful Duchess of Cambridge was all smiles as she supported BBC's Sports Personality of the Year Awards in London on Sunday, December 16.

Picture Gallery

Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-14 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-01 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-02 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-03 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-05 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-06 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-08 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-09 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-10 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-11 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-12 Dave Grohl in Foo Fighters Performing in Gothenburg - foo-fighters-performing-in-gothenburg-13 Dave Grohl in 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals - grohl-blum-57th-annual-grammy-awards-01 Dave Grohl in 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals - grohl-blum-57th-annual-grammy-awards-02 Dave Grohl in The Premiere of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways - Arrivals - dave-grohl-premiere-foo-fighters-sonic-highways-01 Dave Grohl in 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party - blum-grohl-2014-vanity-fair-oscar-party-01 Dave Grohl in 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party - blum-grohl-2014-vanity-fair-oscar-party-02 Dave Grohl in 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party - blum-grohl-2014-vanity-fair-oscar-party-03 Dave Grohl in 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party - blum-grohl-2014-vanity-fair-oscar-party-04 Dave Grohl in The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals - novoselic-grohl-smear-56th-annual-grammy-awards-03 Dave Grohl in The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals - novoselic-grohl-smear-56th-annual-grammy-awards-02 Dave Grohl in The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals - novoselic-grohl-smear-56th-annual-grammy-awards-01 Dave Grohl in 2013 American Music Awards - Arrivals - dave-grohl-2013-american-music-awards-01 Dave Grohl in 2013 American Music Awards - Arrivals - blum-grohl-2013-american-music-awards-01 Dave Grohl in 2013 American Music Awards - Arrivals - blum-grohl-2013-american-music-awards-02 Dave Grohl Enjoys Being in Los Angeles After Leaving LAX - dave-grohl-leaving-lax-01 Dave Grohl Enjoys Being in Los Angeles After Leaving LAX - dave-grohl-leaving-lax-02 Dave Grohl in Celebrities Outside The Cat and Fiddle Restaurant - dave-grohl-outside-cat-fiddle-restaurant-02 Dave Grohl in Celebrities Outside The Cat and Fiddle Restaurant - dave-grohl-outside-cat-fiddle-restaurant-01 Dave Grohl in 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party - Arrivals - grohl-blum-2013-vanity-fair-oscar-party-01 Dave Grohl in 21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party - dave-grohl-21st-annual-elton-john-aids-foundation-s-oscar-viewing-party-01 Dave Grohl in 21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party - grohl-blum-21st-annual-elton-john-aids-foundation-s-oscar-viewing-party-01 Dave Grohl in 21st Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party - grohl-blum-21st-annual-elton-john-aids-foundation-s-oscar-viewing-party-02 Dave Grohl in The 2013 Brit Awards - Arrivals - dave-grohl-2013-brit-awards-02 Dave Grohl in The 2013 Brit Awards - Arrivals - nielsen-grohl-smear-2013-brit-awards-04 Dave Grohl stars as Himself in Variance Films' Sound City (2013)