Foo Fighters Biography (Wikipedia)
Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the death of Kurt Cobain and the resulting dissolution of his previous band. The group got its name from the UFOs and various aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II, which were known collectively as foo fighters.
Prior to the release of Foo Fighters' 1995 debut album Foo Fighters, which featured Grohl as the only official member, Grohl recruited bassist Nate Mendel and drummer William Goldsmith, both formerly of Sunny Day Real Estate, as well as Nirvana touring guitarist Pat Smear to complete the lineup. The band began with performances in Portland, Oregon. Goldsmith quit during the recording of the group's second album, The Colour and the Shape (1997), when most of the drum parts were re-recorded by Grohl himself. Smear's departure followed soon afterward, though he would rejoin them in 2005.
- Foo Fighters chat with Jo Whileyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02b8fpc.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02b8fpc.jpg2014-11-07T13:01:00.000ZAmerican rockers Foo Fighters talk about their 8th album Sonic Highways and TV show with Jo Whiley on Radio 2.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02b8fvf
Foo Fighters chat with Jo Whiley
- Foo Fighters: Wheelshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02568w8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02568w8.jpg2014-08-25T02:00:00.000ZRecord producer Butch Vig talks about the first time he heard Wheels by the Foo Fightershttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02568x2
Foo Fighters: Wheels
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