Rush's Neil Peart Made Dave Grohl Cry
Grohl tells Rolling Stone: "It's terrifying to play your favourite band's song in front of your favourite band. It's one thing to sit in the basement and woodshed 2112 – it's another to stand in front of Rush in a f**king kimono and a wig, and try to use a wah-wah pedal in your platform shoes."
Grohl was inspired to become a drummer after hearing the 1976 album – so meeting Peart at rehearsals was a big moment in his life. He explains: "This man was as influential as any religion, or any hero. He said: 'So nice to meet you. Can I make you a coffee?' And he made me a coffee.
"Later on that night, I went to dinner and had a couple of glasses of wine. And I started f**king crying, because my hero made me a cup of coffee."
Dave himself will be eligible for the Rock Hall next year. Read what he had to say about that here.
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