Dave Grohl hasn’t just given us some of our favorite music of the past three decades; he’s also provided us with some of rock’s best viral moments.

Honestly — and this isn’t hyperbole in any way — but Dave Grohl is simply magic. To celebrate his birthday (January 14), we gathered ten of our favorite viral moments from the two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer below.

But First…Some Other Reasons Why We Love Dave Grohl!

Narrowing down a list of Grohl’s best viral moments to ten is really hard. Frankly, it seems like he’s always doing the coolest stuff. If you don’t believe us, here are just a handful of funny things he’s done in the past couple of years:

  • Take a call from Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels while on the toilet.
  • Co-host The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
  • Be an amazing guest on Hot Ones.
  • Celebrated Hanukkah in 2021 and 2022 by covering songs by notable Jewish musicians.
  • Topping the New York Times best sellers list
  • Fed the homeless on multiple occasions.
  • Say Nandi Bushell is 'The true meaning of rock and roll.'
  • Profess his love for ABBA.

  • Impersonating Christopher Walken introducing the Foo Fighters as the musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live.'

    This video is just too hilarious for words. Grohl’s impression of Christopher Walken is spot on and will make you literally LOL.

  • When the Foo Fighters played a special show for the town of Cesena, Italy after their own viral mass jam of 'Learn To Fly.'

    Imagine organizing a massive jam session of “Learn To Fly” and having it go viral. Now, imagine the Foo Fighters coming to your town to play a special show because of your viral video. Just amazing!

  • Falling off stage in Sweden and breaking his leg only to return and finish the gig.

    This might be one of Grohl’s most legendary moments. It’s still amazing that he fell off the stage, broke his leg and then returned to finish the show. Simply unreal!

  • His drum-off with Animal.

    Two of the most iconic drummers in one video? What’s not to love?!

  • Fakes falling off the stage at the same venue where he fell off stage and broke his leg. 

    Grohl loves a good joke. Frankly, it doesn’t get any funnier than this hysterical moment of him faking falling off stage at the same venue where he broke his leg from falling off stage.

  • Busking at Pike Place Market in Seattle with Brandi Carlile.

    Grohl once literally took to the streets with Brandi Carlile to do a little busking. Just imagine walking down the street in Seattle only to see those two playing together.

    Busking at Pike Place Market. Right where it all started so many years ago. Super special guest: Dave Grohl.

    Posted by Brandi Carlile on Saturday, April 20, 2019
  • Tipping $333 on a bar tab so the bill's total could be $666.

    This is quite the flex. Of course, if some of us had Dave Grohl money, we’d totally do the same.

  • Chugs a beer on stage and almost falls off...again!

    This is definitely a fun clip. However, considering his history of falling off stages, perhaps Dave should be a little more careful moving forward.

  • Brings guitar to a blind child to play with during Foo Fighters gig.

    Nothing to see here! Just Dave Grohl being a great guy, so basically just another day for him.

  • Playing 'Satan' during a 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' bit.

    We definitely understand why it’s fun to cast Grohl as “Satan.” Unfortunately, he’s such a nice guy that it’s hard to imagine him going method as The Devil.

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