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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters are an American rock band formed by singer/guitarist Dave Grohl in 1995 in Seattle. Grohl formed the group as aone-manprojectafter the dissolution of Nirvana in 1994. Prior to the release of Foo Fighters in 1995, Grohl drafted NateMendel (bass), WilliamGoldsmith (drums)(both of Sunny Day Real Estate and The Fire Theft), and Pat Smear (guitar) tocomplete the group. Goldsmith left duringthe recording of thegroup’s second album The Colour And The Shape (1997), soonfollowed by Smear. They were replaced by TaylorHawkins and Franz Stahl,respectively, although Stahl left prior to there ...read more

Foo Fighters are an American rock band formed by singer/guitarist Dave Grohl in 1995 in Seattle. Grohl formed the group as aone-manprojectafter the dissolution of Nirvana in 1994. Prior to the release of Foo Fighters in 1995, Grohl drafted NateMendel (bass), WilliamGoldsmith (drums)(both of Sunny Day Real Estate and The Fire Theft), and Pat Smear (guitar) tocomplete the group. Goldsmith left duringthe recording of thegroup’s second album The Colour And The Shape (1997), soonfollowed by Smear. They were replaced by TaylorHawkins and Franz Stahl,respectively, although Stahl left prior to therecording of the group’s third album, There Is Nothing Left To Lose(1999).

Chris Shiflett joined as the band’s second guitarist after the completion of There Is Nothing Left To Lose. The band releasedits fourth albumOneBy One in 2002, followed by the two-disc In Your Honor (2005), which was split between acoustic songsand harder-rocking material,and theirsixth album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace in 2007. Their most recent outing,Wasting Light, released in April 2011, saw thereturn of PatSmear as an offical member, and returned Foo Fighters to a morerock-oriented sound.

Current line-up.

Dave Grohl - lead vocals, rhythm guitarPat Smear - lead & rhyhtm guitarsChris Shiflett - lead & rhythm guitars, vocalsNateMendel - bassguitarTaylor Hawkins - drums, percussion, vocals « hide

Similar Bands: Nirvana, Queens of the Stone Age, Soundgarden, Led Zeppelin, Pearl Jam

LPs
Sonic Highways
2014

3.2
358 Votes
Wasting Light
2011

3.9
1,718 Votes
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
2007

3.3
1,529 Votes
In Your Honor
2005

3.4
1,589 Votes
One by One
2002

3.2
1,463 Votes
There Is Nothing Left to Lose
1999

3.6
1,348 Votes
The Colour and the Shape
1997

4.1
2,200 Votes
Foo Fighters
1995

3.8
1,306 Votes
EPs
Five Songs and a Cover
2005

3.2
56 Votes
Live Albums
Live at Wembley Stadium
2008

4
69 Votes
Skin and Bones
2006

3.6
283 Votes
Everywhere But Home
2003

4
108 Votes
Compilations
Songs From The Laundry Room
2015

3.5
1 Votes
Medium Rare
2011

3.8
32 Votes
Greatest Hits
2009

4
282 Votes
The Colour and The Shape (Expanded)
2007

4.2
266 Votes

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