Originally Posted by kevthedrummer
This is also similar to the sound Dave Grohl used early on, I think it might be something to do with the sizes of the drums, quite possibly the 14x8 snare drum that's usually used...
Dale and Dave are good friends.
Dale played in Nirvana briefly. When Nirvana got huge, Dave got a Tama endorsement, and then convinced Tama to give Dale an endorsement too. For a while, they were playing near identical kits, although I think Dale was still using the bigger sizes than Dave.