David Eric "Dave" Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, and singer-songwriter who is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter for the Foo Fighters; the former drummer for Nirvana and Scream; and the current drummer for the supergroup Them Crooked Vultures. He has also written all the music for his short-lived side projects Late! and Probot as well as being involved with Queens of the Stone Age. Furthermore, he has performed session work for a variety of musicians, including Killing Joke, Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, Slash, Juliette Lewis, and Lemmy Kilmister. In total, he has performed in over 30 bands and collaborated with dozens of other musicians.
Grohl was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014 as a part of Nirvana.
Early life[edit | edit source]
David Eric Grohl was born on January 14, 1969 in Warren, Ohio. His family later moved to Virginia.