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Dave Grohl Pokes Fun at ‘New Bands That Play Those Little Two-Hour Concerts’

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 21: Dave Grohl and The Foo Fighters perform at Mt Smart Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)

No one has ever doubted Dave Grohl’s endurance. Even after shattering his leg in one of the worst stage falls of the year, the Foo Fighters frontman was able to come back out onstage and give the fans the remainder of the three-hour concert they come to expect out of the band. And at a show in Calgary, as Consequence of Sound points out, Grohl felt it necessary to underscore that fact while (jokingly) belittling all those who do less.

“You don’t want one of those little hour and a half-long shows do you?,” Grohl asked. “You don’t want that shit. All of those new bands that play those little two-hour concerts, you don’t want that shit. Two hours and 15, I don’t think is enough. Two and a half hours, does that sound okay? That’s not enough is it?”

Grohl went onto explain that after being a band for 20 years you amass enough songs to keep on trucking. “We have a lot of f–king songs,” he said. “And then add my big mouth on top of that, and we’re going to be here all night.”

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