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Dave Grohl concedes defeat in drum battle

Dave Grohl has finally been defeated by the10-year-old Nandi Bushell, the Foo Fighters frontman has officially conceded defeat in their long-running drum battle. Dave responded; "Every time she would put out these videos on her page, I’d be like, oh my God, I’m gonna get my ass kicked again".

During the lockdown, Grohl and Bushell have taken part in a series of back-and-forth musical challenges. Bushell, a YouTube drum cover star was noticed by Grohl after her take on Nirvana's "In Bloom" went viral earlier this year.

“She’s beating the crap out of her drum set, and when she does drum rolls, she screams,”

Grohl said in a new appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, remembering watching the ‘In Bloom’ cover, Dave remarked;

“I was like, oh my God, this kid is a force of nature.”
“There was nothing I could do!”

Dave said of the drum battle, which he has now conceded to Bushell.

“I was literally being called out by the school bully — ‘I’ll see you on the playground after school!’ Every time she would put out these videos on her page, I’d be like, oh my God, I’m gonna get my ass kicked again.”

The frontman of the Foo Fighter responded to the challenge back in August, in which Bushell challenged the 51-year old rocker during a cover of "Everlong" she posted. Grohl then composed Bushell her own superhero theme, which Bushell duly responded to with Rock and Grohl – The EPIC Battle, a song of her own for Dave.

In a recent video call in the New York Times, the duo first met in real time and agreed to write a song together.

“I can’t believe I’m talking to you. I feel like I’m meeting a Beatle,”

Grohl said early in the interview. The Foo Fighters also recently announced details of their 10th album "Medicine at midnight" and shared their single "Shame Shame".

“This is our Saturday night party album,” Grohl told NME of the new record. “It was written and sequenced in a way that you put on, and nine songs later you’ll just put it on again.”


Source: https://www.nme.com/news/music/dave-grohl-concedes-defeat-in-drum-battle-with-nandi-bushell-this-kid-is-a-force-of-nature-2822083