It’s No Secret. I Love The Foo

For the past few weeks I’ve been overwhelmed with Foo Fighters and I have no complaints (well, maybe one- see below). The new album is absolutely amazing. I know, you hear that about records all the time but this album is one that will go down as a classic. Dave Grohl and crew have absolutely out done themselves this time. This album is pure rock. I mean, no acoustic guitars anywhere on the album! Most people won’t notice but I do… I remember the first time Green Day used an acoustic guitar on an album (utter shock and sellouts – kidding!). So why do I love the Foo so much? It starts with Nirvana as it may with many. I am and will always be a Nirvana fan. The first time I heard the Bleach vinyl still makes me sappy. It was the beginning of my love for music and the beginning of my musical ‘career’. Career is loosely defined, I played in bands for a while then transitioned to the studio and now run an indie label/distribution service. It’s in my blood. I owe a lot of that to Nirvana and the Pixies. I can’t forget my dad on this one though… we had guitars and pianos around the house along with the Beatles and plenty of other awesome music. It was the Nirvana album though that made me commit to learning guitar, singing and how to rock. When Kurt Cobain passed I was devastated, I shed tears. Go ahead and laugh- most people do but it hurt. I was pissed too. Suicide sucks and it’s hard to...