Dave Grohl has spoken up about his drum battle with Nandi Bushell. Over two months after he received crushed in a drum problem given by the 10-year-old, the previous Nirvana drummer as soon as once more “conceded defeat” in a brand new interview.
The 51-year-old weighed on the matter whereas making an look within the Thursday, November 19 episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert“. He informed host Stephen Colbert, “Sometimes you simply need to concede defeat.”
“There’s nothin’ I may do. It was like being known as out by the varsity bully, like, ‘I’ll see you on the playground after college!’ ” the Foo Fighters founder went on to say. “So each time she would ship me one in every of these movies…I simply thought, like, ‘Oh my god, I’m gonna get my a** kicked once more.’ It simply occurred over and again and again.”
Prior to that, Dave defined how he began the drum battle with the younger lady. “About a yr in the past, Nirvana’s producer Butch Vig despatched me a hyperlink to her Instagram, the place she was taking part in a Nirvana track, she was taking part in our track ‘In Bloom’,” he recalled. “I imply, she’s 10 years old. She’s this huge, she’s tiny, and she or he’s simply beating the crap out of her drum set.”
“And then about two months in the past, somebody sends me one other hyperlink and says, ‘Hey this child’s difficult you to a drum battle.’ And I thought, ‘Oh is not that cute?’ ” he additional described. “So I thought, ‘OK, I’ll play one thing easy and ship it to her.’ One day later, she comes again along with her response, and she or he simply wipes the ground with me. She’s kicking my a**! This child is like kicking my butt on the drums.”
Back in September, Dave performed together with Foo Fighters’ track “Everlong” after getting challenged by Nandi. He, nonetheless, admitted that Nandi’s rendition of the monitor was higher than his. He lastly got here up with a brand new problem along with his former supergroup Them Crooked Vultures‘ track “Dead End Friends”.
Elsewhere within the interview with Stephen, Dave additionally talked about his tour in a celebration of his band’s twenty fifth anniversary which was put on maintain because of the coronavirus pandemic. “We’d been planning for this yr, uh, years in the past,” the rocker first spilled. “No, we sorta thought, ‘Well OK, it is our twenty fifth anniversary. We’re gonna make our tenth document.”
“We have this world domination scheme to circle the planet a couple of occasions and, you recognize, have fun with the world.’ And we had completed making a document, and we had T-shirts printed and pressed and able to go, and the vans have been stuffed with tools, and all the pieces simply stopped,” he went on to expose. “And so we kinda needed to shelve all the pieces.”