Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Movie: Web Site Launched, Trailer

A teaser trailer for Foo Fighters frontman and ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl’s upcoming documentary about the studio where Nirvana recorded its landmark album “Nevermind” can be seen below.

A web site for the film has been launched at SoundCityMovie.com.

Before Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California closed its doors as a commercial studio in May 2011, it was used by a number of legendary musicians, including Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Eric Clapton and Nine Inch Nails. The studios on Cabrito Road off the 405 freeway have been refurbished and are now rented out to producers, though the Skeeter family still owns and manages the place.

Grohl has been vocal about his appreciation for the role the studio has played in furthering his career and has reportedly acquired the 1970s Neve sound board that served many artists, telling a member of the Skeeter family, “Thank you so much for the opportunity to own the board. I wouldn’t even have the computer I’m sending you this e-mail on if it wasn’t for this board.”

Sound City – A film by Dave Grohl from Sound City on Vimeo.

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