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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 ...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, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam

LPs
Sonic Highways
2014

3.1
479 Votes
Wasting Light
2011

3.9
1,846 Votes
Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
2007

3.3
1,593 Votes
In Your Honor
2005

3.4
1,646 Votes
One by One
2002

3.2
1,536 Votes
There Is Nothing Left to Lose
1999

3.6
1,423 Votes
The Colour and the Shape
1997

4.1
2,353 Votes
Foo Fighters
1995

3.8
1,417 Votes
EPs
Saint Cecilia
2015

3.2
134 Votes
Songs From The Laundry Room
2015

3
6 Votes
Five Songs and a Cover
2005

3.1
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
109 Votes
Compilations
Medium Rare
2011

3.8
32 Votes
Greatest Hits
2009

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

4.2
267 Votes

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