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Dave Grohl

Ian Gittins, Man About Town, April 2011

IT'S NIGH ON IMPOSSIBLE to imagine being a member of the biggest, most iconic rock band of your generation then having it snatched away from you in a second of wanton self-destruction: the suicide of your lead singer. It's even harder to envisage coming back from that trauma to found and front a group that bestrides the rock world and fills stadiums that the original band never got anywhere near.

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