Dave Grohl was would only take women on "free" dates as a youngster.
The Foo Fighters rocker revealed he never had much cash available as a teenager so rarely had any romantic outings with potential girlfriends, and if he did, such dates would involve activities which didn't cost him any money.
He said: "I've got to be honest, when I was young I never took anyone on any dates because I didn't have any money.
"Any date that I went on when I was 17 or 18 years old probably involved some liquor stolen out of the cabinet and something free, like steps in the middle of town, and a punk rock show that we snuck into, or something like that."
The 46-year-old musician - who now has daughters Violet, nine, Harper, six, and nine-month-old Ophelia with his wife Jordyn Blum, who he wed in 2003 - added he didn't have many admirers when he was young anyway, as he was overweight and tended to give himself "really bad tattoos".
Speaking on BBC Radio 1, he joked: "I'll send you some pictures of me at 17 or 18 years old, it's not pretty. I probably weighed about 107 pounds and had some really bad tattoos that I'd given myself, and was stumbling out of a van on a punk rock tour ... I was no Hugh Jackman when I was a kid."