Dave Grohl Let Axl Rose Borrow His Throne, But Didn’t Realize This Embarrassing Fact Until It Was Too Late

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Dave Grohl Let Axl Rose Borrow His Throne, But Didn’t Realize This Embarrassing Fact Until It Was Too Late | Society Of Rock Videos

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Good Guy Dave Makes A Startling Realization

When Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose was sidelined by a broken foot just before the start of the band’s highly anticipated Not In This Lifetime…Tour, it looked for a moment very much like the tour was doomed before it even began. How could Axl perform with a broken foot and better yet, would he perform with a broken foot? Thanks to Foo Fighters frontman and all around good guy Dave Grohl, the answer to both questions proved to be a resounding ‘YES!’ as he, freshly healed from his own broken leg, loaned Axl the guitar throne he’d had built for the duration of the Foo Fighters’ 2015 summer tour.

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An intimidating structure that looks an awful lot like the Iron Throne from Game of Thrones but constructed with guitars and lights, the throne looks pretty damn cool – to everyone but Dave, who during an interview with Rolling Stone revealed that looking back it may not have been the most…reasonable idea he’s ever had:

“I lent the throne to Axl Rose because he broke his foot awhile back, and I went to the show to see them.

It was the first time I’d been in the audience, watching someone perform in this thing, and I thought, ‘That is the most ridiculous f—— idea.,'”ย ย groaned Grohl.

If it’s any consolation, fans who turned out to see a rock solid Guns N’ Roses reunion show loved it. So did Axl, who took to Twitter to publicly thank Grohl for his kind contribution:

Hopefully we won’t have to see any more injured rockers perform from Dave’s throne any time soon but if we do…we’re prepared to rock, and we’re prepared to rock hard.

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