Dave Grohl

~ Person

Legal name: David Eric Grohl

Also performs as: Late! (Dave Grohl project)


David Eric "Dave" Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock guitarist, drummer, singer-songwriter, and film director, who is the lead vocalist, guitarist, main songwriter and founder of the band Foo Fighters. Prior to Foo Fighters, Grohl was the drummer, minor writer, and back-up vocalist for the grunge band Nirvana.

He is also the drummer and co-founder of the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures. Grohl has additionally written all the music and performed all the instruments for his short-lived side projects Late! and Probot, as well as being involved with Queens of the Stone Age numerous times throughout the past decade.

He has performed session work (as a drummer) for a variety of musicians, including Garbage, Killing Joke, Kristeen Young, Nine Inch Nails, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, The Prodigy, Slash, Iggy Pop, Juliette Lewis, Tenacious D, RDGLDGRN, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Lemmy, Stevie Nicks, Zac Brown Band and Ghost.

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Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1997 Touch Soundtrack David Grohl 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2011 Sign of Love Neil Young feat. Dave Grohl 1

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