'Chris was such a beautiful guy' – Dave Grohl opens up about recent suicides of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington




Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins from alternative rock juggernaut Foo Fighters, have opened up to the hosts of The Rock FM's Morning Rumble about the recent suicides of fellow rockers Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington.

Rog and Bryce were interviewing the pair in Sydney yesterday, when they asked them how they felt about the tragedies.

"When it comes to someone like Chris Cornell or Chester, you know depression is a disease and everybody goes through it their own way.

"The hardest part is when you lose a friend, I just immediately think of their families and their band mates," said Grohl.

Grohl had fond memories of Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell.

"Chris was such a beautiful guy, he was the sweetest person, he was so talented and had so much to offer, that it was a real shock."

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins also had some wise words to finish off the heartfelt interview, saying: "If it looks like someone is down, way down, check on em."

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