Dave Grohl

Alternative rock, Organization founder

1969 –

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Who is Dave Grohl?

David Eric "Dave" Grohl 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 with Queens of the Stone Age numerous times throughout the past decade.

He has performed session work for a variety of musicians, including Garbage, Killing Joke, Kristeen Young, 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, Zac Brown Band and Ghost.

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Born
Jan 14, 1969
Warren
Also known as
  • David Grohl
  • Dave Ghrol
  • Late!
  • dave_grohl
  • David Eric Grohl
  • Grohl, Dave
  • The Foo Fighters
  • Backbeat
  • Them Crooked Vultures
  • Davy Grolton
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bishop Ireton High School
  • Thomas Jefferson High School
Lived in
  • Warren
  • Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Springfield
  • Evanston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013