Rocker DAVE GROHL has finally learned to trust his bandmates and crew to
take care of his mother when she joins the FOO FIGHTERS frontman on tour.
Grohl admits his mother is a huge rock fan and loves to 'mosh' with the
audience at rock festivals, much to the horror of her famous son.
Grohl says, "I'm the guy with the cool mum. After we are done playing, I
will come back to the dressing room and my mum is having a Guinness with BILLIE
JOE (ARMSTRONG) from GREEN DAY. I basically just hand her a pass and let her do
"Early on I would have to, you know, make sure that she had her room and
she was comfortable and she wasn't getting accosted by other people. Now, you
bring mum to the show and it's like she is in the band. She is like part of the
"I remember taking her out into the front row at a rock festival where THE
PRODIGY were playing. It was like a field of 70,000 people just bouncing up and
down like an army. My mum wanted to go front row. I said, 'No, no, no. Please
"She said, 'I want to go front row.' So I pulled my mum into 50,000 people
and she danced to the Prodigy for a few songs and she said, 'Ok, now get me the
hell out of here.'"