Dave Grohl was inspired to make Foo Fighters a success by the hate he got from Nirvana fans after forming the band.
The 51-year-old rocker created Foo Fighters following the dissolution of the iconic grunge group in the wake of frontman Kurt Cobain’s death in 1994 at the age of 27.
Grohl – who played drums in Nirvana – never worried about the backlash he received from some Nirvana fans for moving on to a musical project and instead used their negativity as motivation.
He said: “They were like, ‘How dare you be in a band again? Your music is f***ing s**t and that was a real band and you’re not.’
“It’s like, ‘You really think that’s gonna