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Dave Grohl Broke His Leg During A Show And Continued Playing Like A Total Badass

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Foo Fighters frontman and rock god Dave Grohl was performing in Gothenburg, Sweden, when he fell off the stage, breaking his leg.

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The fall happened during the second song of their set, "Monkey Wrench", when Grohl appeared to lose his balance and awkwardly trip off the edge of the stage.

"I think I just broke my leg... I think I really just broke my leg," Grohl can be heard telling the crowd in a video uploaded by an audience member. "I’m going to go to hospital. I’m going to fix my leg and then I’m going to come back.”

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According to a concert attendee:

Medics arrived shortly and carried him off the stage. The rest of the band followed him backstage but soon returned to play a few songs without him. After those few songs, MEDICS CARRY DAVE BACK ONTO THE STAGE AND PLACE HIM IN A CHAIR. They continued to play for 2 hours after that, only taking a 5 minute break for Dave to have his leg put in a cast.

True to his word, Grohl returned LESS THAN AN HOUR LATER to finish the gig, continuing to perform even as medics placed his leg in a cast.

The former Nirvana drummer even managed to stand before closing out the show.

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The band later posted an image of the x-ray to their Facebook page, confirming the injury and thanking the fans.

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The gods of rock salute you, Dave.