Josh Freese (born December 25, 1972) is an American drummer and songwriter. He is a permanent member of the Vandals and Devo, having formerly played drums for Nine Inch Nails from late 2005 until late 2008, A Perfect Circle from 1999 to 2012, and Guns N' Roses from 1998 to 1999. He has appeared on nearly 400 records. He is currently performing live with the Replacements, Devo, the Vandals, Weezer, and Sublime with Rome. In December 2010, Freese began touring with Paramore on their South American tour, temporarily replacing the drummer Zac Farro after he and his brother left the band earlier the same month.