Dave Grohl suffers from listening to loss.
The 53-year-old rock star – who is thought for fronting The Foo Fighters – revealed that he suffers from ringing-ear situation tinnitus and has needed to lipread for greater than 20 years.
He mentioned: “I’m f****** deaf! I haven’t had [my ears] examined in a very long time — I imply, I do know what they’re gonna say. You’ve gotten listening to harm tinnitus in your left ear, extra so than your proper ear.”
Talking on ‘The Howard Stern Present’, the ‘Everlong’ rocker went on to clarify that the “worst half” of the COVID-19 pandemic for him is the mask-wearing, as a result of he struggles to listen to what individuals are saying to him by means of the fabric.
He mentioned: “In case you have been sitting subsequent to me proper right here at dinner, I wouldn’t perceive a f******phrase you have been saying to me, the entire f****** time,” he defined. “There’s no manner. In a crowded restaurant, that’s worse.
“That’s the worst factor about this pandemic s***, it’s like, individuals carrying masks. I’ve been studying lips for like, 20 years, so when somebody comes as much as me and so they’re like [garbled noise], I’m like, ‘I’m a rock musician. I’m f****** deaf, I can’t hear what you’re saying.”
Nevertheless, Dave went on to disclose that regardless of his listening to loss, he’s nonetheless capable of hear each element of a music he constructs together with his band as a result of his earns are nonetheless “tuned into sure frequencies.”
He mentioned: “My ears are nonetheless tuned in to sure frequencies, and if I hear one thing that’s barely out of tune, or a cymbal that’s not vivid sufficient or one thing like that, within the combine, I can f****** hear the trivialities of every thing that we’ve got executed to that music, I actually can!”
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