Pat Smear

Hardcore punk, Award Winner

1959 –

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Who is Pat Smear?

Georg Albert Ruthenberg, better known as Pat Smear, is an American musician. He is best known as a guitarist in the rock band Foo Fighters, with whom he has recorded three studio albums, as a founding member of the punk band Germs, and as a live guitarist for grunge icons Nirvana, notably on their famous MTV Unplugged performance.

Smear also appeared regularly on the MTV fashion show House of Style with Cindy Crawford.

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Born
Aug 5, 1959
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Georg Ruthenberg
  • Pat Ruthensmear
  • Ruthensmear, Pat
  • Smear, Pat
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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