12 Daves Of Christmas: 7 - Dave Grohl

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Grohl made his name sat behind the drums in Nirvana of course, but these days he fronts Foo Fighters, a bands he's led to platinum-tinged success. 2011 is likely to be the year the band returns after the side-projects of various members, not leash Grohl's own dalliance with the amazing Them Crooked Vultures.

Did You Know?

Grohl's Gibson Custom Shop 'Inspired By' DG-335 model is long sold out...and Guitarist never even got our hands on one!

Simon Bradley is a guitar and especially rock guitar expert who worked for Total Guitar magazine and has in the past contributed to world-leading music and guitar titles like MusicRadar (obviously), Guitarist, Guitar World and Louder. What he doesn't know about Brian May's playing and, especially, the Red Special, isn't worth knowing.