In this riveting and highly personal memoir, Dave Grohl tells the story of his lifelong love affair with music. From starting out as guitarist in his own punk band to becoming one of the most successful rock drummers in history leading Foo Fighters and Nirvana, Grohl opens up about his remarkable journey and what it’s like always being on the road. Grohl also shares stories about some of muses over the years- from Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme to former Screaming Trees vocalist Mark Lanegan–and provides an inside look at both stadium-sized gigs and seedy backstage encounters. installation – is a mix CD that he created for daughter Violet, which includes tracks by John Lennon , David Bowie,, Chuck Berry,, Motorhead,. But its main focus is on more recent artists whom Dave has befriended or been inspired by including Jay Z,, St Vincent,, Paul McCartney), Interscope Records head Jimmy Iovine).
For who is this book for ?
- The Storyteller is a highly personal memoir
- Dave Grohl tells the story of his lifelong love affair with music
- The book includes stories about some of muses over the years
- It is a bit too long
- It can get repetitive at times
- There are no pictures
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Dave Grohl is the Grammy-winning drummer and frontman for Foo Fighters, Nirvana’s biggest success story. He has also played with Queens of the Stone Age and Them Crooked Vultures. Married to Jordyn Blum, he has two daughters: Violet Maye (born 2006) and Harper Willow (born 2009).
“If you’re a fan of Dave Grohl, or even just music in general, then this is a book you need to read. It’s not only an autobiography but also a story about the power of music and how it can connect with people on so many different levels.”
” Dave Grohl is the consummate storyteller, and as a musician myself I could feel his love for music jump off of every page. His stories about some of the most influential people in rock ‘n’ roll had me captivated from beginning to end. A must-read for any music lover out there.”
” warm, witty and intimate memoir “
“A brutally honest, intimate and inspiring book from one of rock’s most iconic figures. Dave Grohl is a great storyteller – his tales of family, friendship and music capture the beating heart of our collective musical soul.”