Grohl in 2011
|Birth name||David Eric Grohl|
|Also known as||Davy Grolton, Dale Nixon, Late!(pseudonym for his solo albumPocketwatch), and Dr. G (asTenacious D‘s drummer) .|
|Born||January 14, 1969 (age 44)
Warren, Ohio, United States
|Genres||Alternative rock, grunge, post-grunge, heavy metal, hard rock,hardcore punk|
|Occupations||Musician, singer-songwriter, film director|
|Instruments||Vocals, drums, guitar, bass, piano, percussion|
|Labels||RCA, Capitol, DGC, Dischord|
|Associated acts||Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Scream,Dain Bramage, Probot, Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures, Tenacious D, Slash,Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,Killing Joke, Paul McCartney, The Prodigy, Mondo Generator, Trent Reznor, Rick Springfield, Stevie Nicks, Eagles of Death Metal,earthlings?|
|Gibson SG Custom
Gibson DG-335/Trini Lopez
Ampeg Dan Armstrong Plexi
David Eric “Dave” Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, 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 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 withQueens 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, 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 and Ghost.
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