Dave Grohl’s feather tattoos are a tribute to his mother, Virginia Grohl, who passed away in April 2021. The feathers are a symbol of strength and courage and are said to be a reminder to Dave of his mother’s endless love for him. It is believed that Dave got his first feather tattoo shortly after his mother’s passing, as a reminder to him that she would always be there to guide him and give him strength and courage. The number of feather tattoos that Dave has varies, but it is believed that he has seven total. Each one is said to represent a different aspect of his mother’s personality such as strength, courage, love, and loyalty.