Foo Fighters
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1994
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Foo Fighters

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 dissolution of Nirvana after the suicide of Kurt Cobain. The group took its name from "Foo fighter", a nickname coined by Allied aircraft pilots for UFOs and other aerial phenomena. Over the course of their career, Foo Fighters have won 12 Grammy Awards, including Best Rock Album four times. The band has also won an American Music Award, four Brit Awards, and two MTV Video Music Awards.

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. The band began with performances in Portland, Oregon. Goldsmith quit during the recording of their second album, The Colour and the Shape (1997), when most of the drum parts were re-recorded by Grohl. Smear departed soon afterward, but appeared as a guest with the band frequently from 2006, and rejoined in 2011.

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Past BBC Events

Reading + Leeds: 2020
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UK 2020
2020-08-30T01:11:17
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Aug
2020
Reading + Leeds: 2020

Reading + Leeds: 2020

UK 2020
Glastonbury: The Glastonbury Experience
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UK 2020
2020-06-25T01:11:17
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25
Jun
2020
Glastonbury: The Glastonbury Experience

Glastonbury: The Glastonbury Experience

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2020
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UK 2020
2020-05-24T01:11:17
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24
May
2020
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2020

Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2020

21:00
UK 2020
Reading + Leeds: 2019
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Reading
2019-08-25T01:11:17
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25
Aug
2019
Reading + Leeds: 2019

Reading + Leeds: 2019

Reading
Glastonbury: 2017
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2017-06-24T01:11:17
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24
Jun
2017
Glastonbury: 2017

Glastonbury: 2017

21:45
Worthy Farm, Pilton

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