Dave Grohl opens up about how Kurt Cobain’s death impacted his life
Dave Grohl has opened up about the death of his former Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain.
Cobain who died on April 5, 1994 at the age of 27, left behind a musical legacy in the three studio albums he created alongside his grunge colleagues. At the time of his death, Nirvana drummer Grohl once said that his death was “probably the worst thing that has happened to me in my life. I remember the day after that I woke up and I was heartbroken that he was gone. I just felt like, “Okay, so I get to wake up today and have another day and he doesn’t.”
Now, discussing his death in more detail during an interview with PBS, the Foo Fighters frontman explained what he has learnt from his friend’s death: “When Kurt died, I remember the next day and thinking, ‘I still get to live’,” he says in the below video. “So I’m going to live everyday like it’s my last one. Even if it’s the worst day, I’m gonna try to appreciate it.”
He added: “And I still feel that way. I never wanna die. I honestly feel like if get to do this, and I’ve got these beautiful kids… I’m all good. That’s how I feel.”