Dave Grohl was falsely informed that Kurt Cobain died of overdose in Rome
Dave Grohl published his memoirs The narrator this week, and in it, he recalls that a month before the death of his fellow Nirvana Kurt Cobain, he mistakenly mourned his loss after learning that Cobain had died of an overdose in Rome, Italy .
In an excerpt shared by the New York Post, Grohl said that after that first phone call, “My knees gave out and I dropped the phone as I fell to my bedroom floor, covering my face with my hands as I started to cry. was gone… I was overcome with a deeper sadness than I had ever imagined.
Grohl would then receive a follow-up call indicating that Cobain was not dead, but this series of emotional events affected him greatly.
Grohl noted: “Within five minutes, I went from the darkest day of my life to feeling reborn. From that day on, I built my walls higher.
Sadly, Grohl relives this traumatic experience about a month later, but: “There was no second phone call to right the wrong. To reverse the tragedy. It was final.
Grohl struggled to mourn Cobain’s death due to that first phone call a month before writing: “It was stuck somewhere deep inside me, blocked by the trauma of a month ago, when I had been left in a state of conflicted emotional confusion. “
The pain of losing his friend and group mate is something he always carries with him.
“To this day, I’m often overwhelmed by that same deep sadness that sent me to the ground the first time I was told Kurt was dead,” Grohl writes.
The narrator is available for purchase from a number of retailers at DaveGrohlStoryteller.com.
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