Grohl Lacks Subtlety, Power And Passion Of Cobain

Gabriel Kuris of the Yale Daily News reviewed the new album ‘One by One’, and says Dave Grohl has “never actually added anything to ’s sound” with the group. “It’s hard to criticize a frontman as decent and earnest as Grohl,” Kuris says. “He’s a strong leader, a clever lyricist, and a phenomenal drummer — arguably one of the ’90s best. Unfortunately, his voice lacks the subtlety, power, and passion of (to pick a completely arbitrary example) a Kurt Cobain. By alternating between a raw rasp and a measured scream, Grohl rarely moves the listener to feel emotion, to reflect, or even to sing along uncontrollably.” Read more.


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