“There is a common thread that runs throughout everything that I do: storytelling,” Dave Grohl says.
Dave Grohl will go from his early days in the suburbs of Washington D.C to his start in music at the age of 18 and all that has followed in his new book The Storyteller.
The memoir was inspired by Grohl’s writing on social media during lockdown, stories which will be bought together and put into print on October 5th.
“Whether in song, documentary film or on the page, I have always felt compelled to share moments from my life,” the Foo Fighters man continues. “This inclination is a huge part of what excites me creatively but also as a human being.”
“In March 2020, realising that my day job with the Foo Fighters was going to go on hold, I started an Instagram account and decided to focus all of my creative energy on writing some of my stories down, something I love doing but I’ve never really had the time for.”
“I soon found that the reward I felt every time I posted a story was the same as the feeling I get when playing a song to an audience, so I kept on writing.”
“The response from readers was as soul-filling as any applause in an arena. So, I took stock of all the experiences I’ve had in my life – incredible, difficult, funny and emotional – and decided it was time to finally put them into words.”