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Foo Fighters
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Alternative Name The Holy Shits
Group Members Dave Grohl
Nate Mendel
Pat Smear
Taylor Hawkins
Chris Shiflett
Past Group Members William Goldsmith
Franz Stahl
Music Genre (Text) Alternative rock
hard rock
Music Genre Alternative Rock
Origin Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Year(s) Active 1994–present
Record Label Roswell
Official Websites foofighters.com
Associated Acts Nirvana
Sunny Day Real Estate
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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.

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173 Credits »
1999 Foo Fighters: Learn to Fly -
1996 Foo Fighters: Big Me -
1996 Foo Fighters: Big Me -
2016 Rock Dog -
2016 Snooker Shoot-Out -
2015 Shaun the Sheep Movie -
2015 888.com World Grand Prix -
2015 Radio 1's Big Weekend Norwich 2015 -
2015 Whatever Happened to Rock 'n' Roll? -
2014 Boyhood -
2014 Jongens -


534 Songs »
1 Everlong 1997
2 The Pretender 2007
3 Best of You 2005
4 Learn to Fly 1999
5 My Hero 1997
6 All My Life 2002
7 Times Like These 2002
8 Monkey Wrench 1997
9 Long Road to Ruin 2007
10 Big Me 1995
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)


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Nominated for 13 Awards | Won 7

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