For me to do anything else for the sole reason of doing something different would be so contrived".At the age of seventeen, Grohl auditioned with local DC favorites Scream to fill the vacancy left by the departure of drummer Kent Stax.

Quote: N/ATrivia: Many of the songs from the Helmet album Size Matters were rumored to be inspired by Hamilton's relationship with Winona.

Henry Alex Rubin (39)Period: 2006Backstory: Winona met the director when he was shooting a mockumentary about her shoplifting scandal. They claim to have just been friends, showing up at several events together.

He grew tired of lessons and instead taught himself, and he eventually began playing in bands with friends.

A year later, Grohl and his sister spent the summer in Evanston, Illinois, at their cousin Tracy's house.

He additionally wrote all the music and performed all the instruments for his short-lived side projects Late! He has been involved with the rock band Queens of the Stone Age many times throughout the past decade.

He has performed as a session drummer for a variety of musicians, including Paul Mc Cartney, Garbage, Killing Joke, Kristeen Young, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie, The Prodigy, Slash, Iggy Pop, Juliette and the Licks, Tenacious D, RDGLDGRN, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Lemmy, Stevie Nicks, Zac Brown Band and Ghost. At the age of twelve, Grohl began learning to play guitar.

Quote: "Our relationship is different than any one I've ever had. David Duchovny (55)Period: 1996Backstory: There's nothing to it, it was a fling, although they insist they were just friends. Quote: On the Howard Stern show, Grohl called Winona "a classy lady."Trivia: Their relationship is referenced in the Veruca Salt song Disconnected: "It's kind of scary when your lover leaves you for a movie star."Matt Damon (45)Period: 1997-2000Backstory: The pair were introduced by Ryder's now-former friend Gwyneth Paltrow, who at the time was Damon's BFF's Ben Affleck's girlfriend. They dated for three years and the breakup was, in Matt's words, "far more pedestrian than, say, a mad orgy at the Four Seasons during which my feelings were hurt because Richard Gere was too interested in her." So no drama, it just ended. I'm really lucky that I'm on good terms with him."Trivia: Since their relationship was hounded by rumors of cheating on both sides, Matt was quick to deny reports he was dating co-star Penelope Cruz soon after he and Winona broke up.

Pirner had a small part in Winona's film Reality Bites and Winona had a cameo in Soul Asylum's Without a Trace music video. What I'm basically saying is that it's not full of drama, which is really nice."Trivia: Winona and Pirner remain friends to this day, apparently. He ended up leaving her for Winona, and the pairing lasted for mere months. The two kept their relationship on the DL until she showed up as his date to Harvey Weinstein's 1998 pre-Oscar party.

While playing in Scream, Grohl became a fan of Melvins and eventually befriended the band.

During a 1990 tour stop on the West Coast, Melvins' Buzz Osborne took a couple of his friends, Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic, to see the band.

Grohl's mother decided that he should transfer to Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria because his cannabis use was affecting his grades.