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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-manproject after 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 the group’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 ...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-manproject after 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 the group’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 albumOne By One in 2002, followed by the two-disc In Your Honor (2005), which was split between acoustic songsand harder-rocking material,and their sixth album Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace in 2007. Their most recent outing,Wasting Light, released in April 2011, saw thereturn of Pat Smear 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 - bass guitarTaylor Hawkins - drums, percussion, vocals « hide

Similar Bands: Nirvana, Two Glass Eyes, Queens of the Stone Age, Soundgarden, Led Zeppelin

LPs
Sonic Highways
2014

3.2
275 Votes
Wasting Light
2011

3.9
1,665 Votes
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
2007

3.3
1,488 Votes
In Your Honor
2005

3.4
1,557 Votes
One by One
2002

3.2
1,429 Votes
There Is Nothing Left to Lose
1999

3.6
1,312 Votes
The Colour and the Shape
1997

4.1
2,132 Votes
Foo Fighters
1995

3.8
1,259 Votes
EPs
Five Songs and a Cover
2005

3.2
57 Votes
Live Albums
Live at Wembley Stadium
2008

4
68 Votes
Skin and Bones
2006

3.6
282 Votes
Everywhere But Home
2003

4
108 Votes
Compilations
Medium Rare
2011

3.8
32 Votes
Greatest Hits
2009

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

4.2
264 Votes

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