As you may have noticed, Dave Grohl is currently on the road helping his mum Virginia shill her new book From Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mothers Who Rocked And Raised Rock Stars, which does what it says on the tin, basically.

The pair appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where they discussed Dave’s terrible report cards, his efforts to steal his mother’s car, and — more solemnly — the passing of Kurt Cobain, which occurred when Dave was only 25.

“I think it did [change our relationship]”, Virginia told Colbert. “It was such a dark, sad time – and David came home after that, so we all sort of had to regroup. We talked a lot, we’ve always been able to say anything to each other, but that was a particularly incredible time. It’s hard to express.”

“Any time I felt overwhelmed with everything, I would just go back home, hang out with my mom and see my friends,” Dave said of the tragic time.

Watch the interview, below.

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