[Interview] Dave Grohl Of Foo Fighters On His New Film, Nirvana, Facing His Demons And Being A Huge Rock Star (page 3)

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davesgarage [Interview] Dave Grohl Of Foo Fighters On His New Film, Nirvana, Facing His Demons And Being A Huge Rock Star

While the documentary was focused around the Foo Fighters recording Wasting Light in Grohl’s garage, there was also an extensive amount of musical history in the movie. Inevitably, some of the topics made the band members uncomfortable, but Grohl told them that no matter how they felt, they couldn’t have any “mulligans,” or take backs. [pullquote quote="Everything sort of started coming full circle maybe about a year ago where I thought, 'OK. First of all, I want to do something that we've never done before.'" credit="Dave Grohl"]

[pullquote quote="It starts twenty years ago. It starts with Butch and I making 'Nevermind' back in 1991."]“It starts twenty years ago. It starts with Butch and I making ‘Nevermind’ back in 1991.  Butch Vig, the producer, he produced ‘Nevermind’ and he also produced the new Foo Fighters record, ‘Wasting Light,’ and we haven’t made an album together in twenty years, so it was actually quite a big part of the movie that we got back together. And the fact that we did it in my garage. We didn’t go to a big studio.”

“I pulled my minivan out of the garage and put the drums in there. We used tape, we didn’t use any computers. So there were a lot of stories in there, I think.”

“When James was first finished with it, he said: ‘OK, you gotta come see the cut. Do you wanna come by yourself or the whole band?’ I said, ‘No, no, no. Let me come by myself.’ Because I didn’t want it to break up the band because we did all of our interviews separately. The only people interviewed in the movie are the people in the band. Or the people that have been in the band. It was like ‘Usual Suspects.’”

davegrohlmugging [Interview] Dave Grohl Of Foo Fighters On His New Film, Nirvana, Facing His Demons And Being A Huge Rock Star

“Everybody has their uncomfortable moment…I came to rehearsal the next day and said, ‘You guys. I saw the movie.’ And they said, ‘Ahh! How was it?’ I said, ‘It’s great, but I just want you guys to know that everyone is going to wanna change something, but don’t change anything.’”

“Nate wanted the golf rule. What is it? The mulligan or whatever? ‘Can we just get one?’ I said, ‘No. No do over. Let’s try to keep it.’”

PAGE 4 Dave opens up about Nirvana.

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