Like, say, this one:

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Here's what the always great Letters of Note has to say:

According to this illustrated letter to Seattle-based band Aerobic Death in 1984, Dave Grohl was compiling and selling mixtapes with his friends at the age of 15 — this particular compilation bearing the name "John Denver's Nightmare." Two years later, 17-year-old Grohl dropped out of school to become the drummer for punk band Scream. A few years after that, he was a member of Nirvana.

Dear seasoned Seattle punkers: Know anything about Aerobic Death (Beside that they had an excellent name)? Please share in the comments.

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