Foo Fighters frontman and Nirvana alum Dave Grohl offered six principles of a happy, successful life for Esquire magazine, including: “Try to be in two incredibly successful bands. If not, that’s okay.” The 38-year-old said, “When I think of Nirvana, I think of Krist [Novoselic], Kurt [Cobain], and me. I think about us driving through Canadian snowstorms in a van leaking fuel. We reek like guys working in a gas station. I think about us selling equipment for food. I don’t think about number-one records. I think of it like any other band I’ve been in, although that was the one that touched the most people. But I don’t wear it like a badge. For starters, you’re setting yourself up for disappointment. And beyond that, it starts sitting like a chip on your shoulder. I was in a huge band at one point of my life and I can’t believe that happened to me, but I’m not looking back.” Read more.
You can adjust all of your cookie settings by navigating the tabs on the left hand side.