Contact Us

Dave Grohl Is Now A God

Last Night in London, The Foo Fighters Dave Grohl dedicated his NME Godlike Genius Award to his late Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain.

Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images

The drummer was handed the award during the star-studded ceremony at the O2 Academy in London. Paul McCartney, Jack Black and his Them Crooked Vultures bandmates Josh Homme and John Paul Jones paid tribute in video messages.

After letting a standing ovation subside, Grohl joked, “You guys realize they gave this one to a drummer, right? This one’s for the drummers!”

He then recalled an incident when he once sneaked into the venue, previously called the Brixton Academy, with his Nirvana bandmates to watch the Pixies perform.

He finished his acceptance speech by dedicating his award to Cobain, who died in 1994.

Grohl told the crowd, “This one’s for Kurt.”

The Foo Fighters then took to the stage and launched into a full set, inviting The Who’s Roger Daltrey onstage to join them.

Grohl announced, “Oh, and by the way, they asked us to play tonight and we thought, ‘Yeah, ok sure’. And they said, ‘Why don’t you do four or five songs?’ and I said, ‘F**k that, why don’t we play for two f**kin’ hours!’ And I also said, ‘Why don’t we play a song with an actual godlike genius, Mr. Roger Daltrey?

Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images

So now Dave Grohl is a God!  Look for the Foo Fighters to be out on tour this year in support their new album “Wasting Light“.  Hear the first single Rope here.

More from Q103

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://q103albany.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Q 103 - Albany's Rock Station quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!