Tuesday 18 December 3:22 p.m.
By Megan Slovak
A representative for DAVE GROHL has shot down rumours
suggesting the FOO FIGHTERS star is planning to stage a NIRVANA reunion tour by
hiring a new singer to front the legendary band.
drummer-turned-singer reteamed with his former Nirvana bandmate Krist Novoselic
and the group's touring guitarist Pat Smear for a performance at the 12-12-12
charity gig in New York City
last week (ends16Dec12).
with Sir Paul McCartney filling in for tragic frontman Kurt Cobain, who died in
1994, and revived the line-up for a second time with a performance on America's
Saturday Night live show over the weekend (15Dec12).
performances sparked rumours the Nirvana stars are planning to resurrect the
band for a tour with a new frontman, but a representative for Grohl insists the
story is not true, telling New York Post gossip column Page Six the rumours are
The collaboration has garnered mixed reviews
from fans, and Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, blasted McCartney's involvement