Dave Grohl tells the shocking story of how he got electrocuted by a distortion pedal at a Las Vegas corporate gig

(from left) Taylor Hawkins, Dave Grohl and Nate Mendel of Foo Fighters perform onstage at the after party for the Los Angeles premiere of Studio 666 at the Fonda Theatre on February 16, 2022 in Hollywood, California
(Image credit: Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Foo Fighters frontman and electric guitar player Dave Grohl recently sat down for an interview on the ultra-popular YouTube series, Hot Ones.

In case you're unacquainted with the show – which is hosted by Sean Evans – its premise essentially involves guests answering questions while eating a series of chicken wings coated in sauces that gradually get spicier over the course of the interview.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.