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Video: Dave Grohl Talks About Begging Kurt Cobain To Smash His Drum Kit In Chicago

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Apr 10, 2014 7:30PM


Dave Grohl and Krist Noveselic stopped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to talk about Nirvana before the band is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this week. One of the stand out anecdotes was Grohl talking about Cobain slowly wrecking his drums on the Nevermind tour and then asking him to please just destroy them on the Chicago stop at Metro so their tour manager would be forced to buy a new kit. The clip begins with them talking about playing with Paul McCartney, but if you're short on time you can skip to the bit about the Metro at the 2:35 mark.

Aw heck, let's listen to that whole legendary Metro show together, including the drums going smashy-smashy at the end!

[h/t Metro for the audio!]