Dave Grohl’s ‘What Drives Us’ documentary is ready to land on Amazon Prime on April 30.
The primary trailer for the star-studded movie, which options interviews with the likes of Sir Ringo Starr, Brian Johnson, St. Vincent, Slash, Duff McKagan and Steven Tyler, has been unleashed.
Within the clip, the Foo Fighters frontman stated: “This movie is my love letter to each musician that has ever jumped in an outdated van with their buddies and left all of it behind for the straightforward reward of taking part in music.
“What began as a undertaking to drag again the curtain on the DIY logistics of stuffing your entire buddies and gear right into a small house for months on finish ultimately was an exploration of ‘why?’ What drives us?’”
Directed by the ‘Study to Fly’ hitmaker and produced by the rock band – additionally comprising Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Rami Jaffee, Pat Smear – the characteristic pays “homage to the second in each musician’s life when their dedication is examined and their want to play music for others turns into an virtually irrational act of blind religion. Step one to show to your self and the world that you just belong is to load up your devices, your expertise and your braveness, and get within the van to take your music to the world — a real rock and roll ceremony of passage.”
The doc was initially set to be performed earlier than each live performance on the US band’s twenty fifth anniversary ‘Van Tour’, which was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the meantime, Dave is ready to share “tales of life and music” in his upcoming tome, ‘The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music’.
The guide, a “assortment of recollections of a life lived loud” – which follows the launch of his Dave’s True Tales Instagram account final 12 months – is ready for launch on October 5.
The 52-year-old rocker stated: “So, I’ve written a guide.
“Having entertained the thought for years, and even supplied just a few questionable alternatives (‘It is a piece of cake! Simply do 4 hours of interviews, discover another person to write down it, put your face on the quilt, and voila!’), I’ve determined to write down these tales simply as I’ve at all times achieved, in my very own hand.
“The enjoyment that I’ve felt from chronicling these tales will not be in contrast to listening again to a music that I’ve recorded and might’t wait to share with the world, or studying a primitive journal entry from a stained pocket book, and even listening to my voice bounce between the KISS posters on my wall as a baby.”