Dave Grohl - The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music (Hardcover Book) - $24 + Delivery ($0 with Prime/ $39 Spend) @ Amazon AU


Thought it looked worth the read 🙂

$30 or higher elsewhere

Release date - 5th October

So, I’ve written a book.

Having entertained the idea for years, and even offered a few questionable opportunities (‘It’s a piece of cake! Just do four hours of interviews, find someone else to write it, put your face on the cover, and voila!’), I have decided to write these stories just as I have always done, in my own hand. The joy that I have felt from chronicling these tales is not unlike listening back to a song that I’ve recorded and can’t wait to share with the world, or reading a primitive journal entry from a stained notebook, or even hearing my voice bounce between the Kiss posters on my wall as a child.

This certainly doesn’t mean that I’m quitting my day job, but it does give me a place to shed a little light on what it’s like to be a kid from Springfield, Virginia, walking through life while living out the crazy dreams I had as young musician. From hitting the road with Scream at 18 years old, to my time in Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, jamming with Iggy Pop or playing at the Academy Awards or dancing with AC/DC and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, drumming for Tom Petty or meeting Sir Paul McCartney at Royal Albert Hall, bedtime stories with Joan Jett or a chance meeting with Little Richard, to flying halfway around the world for one epic night with my daughters…the list goes on. I look forward to focusing the lens through which I see these memories a little sharper for you with much excitement.

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  • https://youtu.be/xQ04WbgI9rg

    Ordered one! Huge fan. Thanks OP!

  • Nice find! Bought. Thanks OP!

  • +2

    Is this the book that cover needed to be opened with a monkeywrench?

    • +1

      yes, then you can turn the pages One by One

  • +5

    The first few chapters will be great. Then the rest will just just be the same

  • One of these books is not like the other…

  • +1

    Cheers, also ordered as I’m a huge fan of Dave Grohl and I don’t mind a good autobiography

  • +1

    Bloody rippa, OP. Cheers.

    Been keeping an eye on this since it was announced, both for myself and mum who's a big Grohl fan. Also thinking it'll be worth to get the audio version seeing as he's reading it himself. Now it'll be easier to justify buying both!

  • +1

    Thanks OP. Love music biographies and autobiographies even more. Great price for a hardcover.

  • +1

    Already pre ordered it
    Dave God !

  • hopefully dollar baby get none of the takings.

  • +1

    There's also an audio book version read by Dave if you prefer that. I grabbed it with a free Audible trial.

  • didn't know Dave was a writer as well! wow, cheers