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Dave Grohl Has Stepped In To Help A Band Ordered To Turn Down Their Volume By The Council

Andy Biddulph
Andy Biddulph 23 March 2016 at 17.17

DG strikes again.

Metal band Black Leaves Of Envy were recently banned from practising above 30-40 decibels in their garage by Cornwall Council.

A campaign was then started to find a practise space for young people in the local area, but now Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl has lent the band a hand by writing to the council.

"It has been brought to my attention that the band is having difficulty functioning within the current noise restrictions placed upon them by the Cornwall Council," he says, before (probably unneccessarily) introducing himself.

"Like many musicians, I started in a garage in my neighbourhood," says Dave, before concluding "For the sake of your local band Black Leaves Of Envy, and for the generations of young musicians that they may eventually inspire, I ask that you reconsider the restrictions put upon the volume of their private rehearsal space."

So there. You can read his full letter to Cornwall Council below.

To learn more about Black Leaves of Envy & how you can help the Cornwall campaign to provide all young musicians with a...

Posted by Foo Fighters on Wednesday, 23 March 2016

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