Dave Grohl Says Rock Will Never Disappear

(Classic Rock) Dave Grohl says rock is his "air and food" and that it will "never disappear." The Foo Fighters frontman is the latest star to shoot down Gene Simmons' controversial comments, in which he said "rock is dead".

Grohl insists music trends move in cycles, but rock will never be anything other than a lifestyle for its many followers. He tells KROQ: "For me it's my air, it's my food, it's my lifestyle. It's just what I do. My band is my family and the music we make is our voice. It's never going to disappear.

"When I step out at a Foo Fighters gig, either in an arena, club or stadium full of people singing Everlong or My Hero or Pretender - rock and roll is alive and well in my house."

The Kiss bassist claimed last month that illegal downloading and a lack of industry support had killed rock music. The Foos were one of the first to respond, saying via Twitter: "Not so fast, Mr. God of Thunder…"

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