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David Eric "Dave" Grohl


1987-1990 Scream - drums  
1990-1994 Nirvana - drums  
1995- Foo Fighters - guitars, vocals (as Dave Grohl)  
2001-2004 Probot - all instruments, vocals (as Dave Grohl)  
2002 Queens Of The Stone Age - drums (as Dave Grohl)  
2008 Various Artists - drums, backing vocals (as Dave Grohl)  
2009- Them Crooked Vultures - drums, percussion, backing vocals (as Dave Grohl)  
2022- Dream Widow - all instruments, vocals (as Dave Grohl)  

Studio musician

2001 Tenacious D - guitars, drums (as Dave Grohl)  
2003 Killing Joke - drums (as Dave Grohl)  
2005 Nine Inch Nails - drums (as Dave Grohl)  
2006 Tenacious D - drums, vocals (as Dave Grohl)  
2012-2018 Tenacious D - drums (as Dave Grohl)  
2013 Queens Of The Stone Age - drums (as Dave Grohl)  

Live musician

2001- Tenacious D - drums (as Dave Grohl)  
2010 Slash - drums (as Dave Grohl)  

Guest musician

2000 Iommi - drums, vocals (as Dave Grohl)  
2009 The Prodigy - drums  
2010 Slash - drums (as Dave Grohl)  
2013 Ghost - drums, guitars (as Dave Grohl)  
2015 Hollywood Vampires - drums  

Personal information

Born on: 14.01.1969

David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969, in Warren, Ohio) is an American rock musician and songwriter. Grohl began his music career in the 1980s as the drummer for several Washington, DC area bands, most notably the punk rock band Scream. In 1990 he became the drummer for grunge group Nirvana. Following the 1994 death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, Grohl formed the Foo Fighters.

When Grohl was a young child, his family (father James, mother Virginia, and older sister Lisa) relocated from Ohio to Springfield, Virginia,[1] a suburb of Washington, DC. Three years later, his parents divorced, and Grohl grew up living with his mother.

At the age of twelve, Grohl began tinkering with the guitar. He started with lessons, but eventually grew tired of them, and began to play in bands with friends. A year later, a summer stay at his cousin's house spawned Grohl's interest in punk rock. Grohl's cousin Tracy took him to numerous punk shows during that summer, and Grohl returned to Springfield as a convert.

Over the next several years, Grohl played in several local bands, including a stint on guitar in a band called Freak Baby. At the same time, he had been teaching himself to play drums by banging on various items in his bedroom. When Freak Baby kicked out its bass player, Grohl decided to switch to drums, and the new band called themselves Mission Impossible.[2] He later joined a hardcore/post-punk band called Dain Bramage. During his developing years as a drummer, Grohl cited John Bonham as his greatest influence, and eventually had Bonham's three-circle logo tattooed on his wrist.[3]

Grohl attended the former Thomas Jefferson High School as a freshman and sophomore. During his junior year, he briefly attended Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, before transferring to Annandale High School.