Dave Grohl Rocks Out, Playing Drums Along to the Original Recording of “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

At an event cel­e­brat­ing the release of his new mem­oir, The Sto­ry­teller, Dave Grohl paid a vis­it to the Ford The­atre in Los Ange­les and revis­it­ed his Nir­vana days, play­ing drums to the orig­i­nal track of “Smells Like Teen Spir­it.” It’s a lit­tle a remem­brance of days long past. Enjoy.…

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Relat­ed Con­tent 

How Nirvana’s Icon­ic “Smells Like Teen Spir­it” Came to Be: An Ani­mat­ed Video Nar­rat­ed by T‑Bone Bur­nett Tells the True Sto­ry

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