Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain Kissed Dave Grohl After Hearing Foo Fighters Demo

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Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain was pretty excited after hearing some early Foo Fighters demos, Dave Grohl recently revealed in an episode of HBO’s Sonic Highways.

Cobain gave Grohl a kiss after listening to the early Foo Fighters song “Alone + Easy Target” while Nirvana was on tour in 1992, Consequence of Sound reports. The track later appeared on the Foo Fighters 1995 self-titled debut. 

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"Kurt heard that and kissed me on the face, as he was in a bath," Grohl said. "He was so excited. He was like, 'I heard you recorded some stuff with Barrett [Jones].' I was like, 'Yeah.' He was like, 'Let me hear it.' I was too afraid to be in the same room as he listened to it."

HBO’s Sonic Highways, which premiered on Oct. 17, is an eight-episode series chronicling the road-trippin' creation of the album of the same title. The latest episode focused on the musical history of Seattle.

Sonic Highways the album recently started at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, marking the Foo Fighters' seventh top 10.