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  • Was the drummer of grunge band Nirvana in the early 90s.
  • His mother appears in Foo Fighters' "Breakout" video.
  • As a tribute to legendary punk bass player Mike Watt, Dave put 2 t's in the title of the song Wattershed.
  • Is one of the most popular people in the music industry, due to his skill on most musical instruments (but particularly drums) and his pleasant, humorous personality.
  • His first concert was at The Cubby Bear in Chicago Illinois.
  • Daughter, Violet, born 15 April 2006. She is named after Dave's maternal grandmother.
  • Wrote all the songs and played all the instruments (except guitar on X-Static, played by Greg Dulli) on Foo Fighters' self-titled debut album, released in 1995.
  • He frequently posts on his band's website.
  • George Harrison was his favourite Beatle, and he wrote the song "Oh, George" in dedication to him in 1994.
  • Guitar and Vocalist for Foo Fighters.
  • Dating ex-Hole bassist/ex-Smashing Pumpkins bassist Melissa Auf Der Maur. (2001)
  • Before joining Nirvana, Grohl had been a member of the bands "Scream" and "Dain Bramage".
  • 1994, he was invited to join "Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers" but declined due to the upcoming debut album of Foo Fighters.
  • His wife, Jordyn Blum, gave birth to a baby girl in Los Angeles on April 15, 2006.
  • Many of the songs that wound up on Foo Fighters' debut were rehearsed in early 1994 as potential Nirvana songs, with Dave on guitar and Kurt Cobain playing the drums.
  • Foo Fighters' fourth album, an 11-track effort titled "One by One", was released on October 22nd (one week before the Nirvana "Greatest Hits" package came out). The first single/video from the album was "All my Life".
  • Constantly changes hair styles and amount of facial hair.
  • Inducted into the Washington (DC) Area Music Hall of Fame, 2002.
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