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Dave Grohl's "emotional breakdown"

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl suffered an "emotional breakdown" during a show in London in 2008 and his worried bandmates watched in horror as the rocker froze mid-song in a state of "freaked out" stage fright.

The former Nirvana star took to the stage at the city's Wembley Stadium to perform two sold-out concerts, each for a crowd of 85,000.

The shows were the biggest the band has ever played and Grohl admits he began getting stressed about them half a year beforehand.

Grohl's nerves finally got the better of him onstage when a massive bout of stage fright hit and he stopped singing in the middle of a song: 

"That was an honest, freaked out emotional breakdown. Taylor (Hawkins, the drummer) and I play off each other live and at that point he wasn't sure what was going on - which shows by his look of total confusion. But I'd been terrified every night for six months before those shows. I mean, 85,000 f**king people... We'll never get used to playing stadiums."

Watch Foo Fighters perform 'Everlong' at Wembley Stadium in 2008 below:




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