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Kobalt signs Grohl to publishing deal

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Kobalt has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Dave Grohl. Kobalt will provide admin and sync services to all of the Foo Fighter’s new works, including songs from the soundtrack to his documentary film ‘Sound City’, plus from next year will also represent Grohl’s catalogue.

Confirming the deal, Kobalt boss Willard Ahdritz told CMU: “It’s a privilege and thrill for all of us to be working with Dave Grohl, [his manager] John Silva and his management team. As a rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and film director, vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter, Dave is a force and an immense and diverse talent with a catalogue of amazing songs. We look forward to a long relationship and the new ‘Sound City – Real To Reel’ album due next month”.

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