Rarely in the history of rock has a musician switched bands and played various instruments with such success as Dave Grohl. The Foo Fighters frontman and Nirvana’s longtime drummer along with his mother Virginia Hanlon Grohl recently joined ALT 98.7's Harms to talk about a slew of topics. From their upcoming documentary based on the book "From Cradle to Stage" and the Nirvana tributes from Travis Barker and Post Malone.
Grohl's mother Virginia tells Harms that since From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars. “David and I are working on a documentary about the book,” says Virginia. I’ve actually revisited the mothers and their sons and daughters. It’s going to be really good. I can’t wait for you to see it.”
Dave and Virginia go into details explaining how before quarantine started, they met with all the moms who were a part of the book to have dinner as a way to connect with each other. Virginia then mentions that Dave’s daughter Violet, who’s now 13 got to perform alongside Dave at the dinner and even got several nice compliments from the mother of the late-great Amy Winehouse.
Harms then asks Dave if he’d seen the Post Malone Nirvana tribute with Travis Barker. Dave says he was in the middle of writing when several texts interrupted his session telling him about how great Post Malone was playing classic Nirvana songs. He also adds that “watching Travis play the drums to those Nirvana songs was an honor.”
Press play and enjoy this special interview between Dave Grohl and his mother, Virginia Grohl just in time for Mother’s Day weekend.