David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, & singer-songwriter. As a child, Grohl taught himself guitar & drums, playing with many different bands. He first achieved major success as drummer for 'Nirvana' between 1990-1994. After the death of Kurt Cobain, Grohl began recording his own songs under the name 'Foo Fighters', initially playing all of the instruments on recordings, before recuiting other band members. With 'Foo Fighters', Grohl has released seven albums, the most recent of which reached number 1 in the US. He has also been involved with many other notable bands, including Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures, Garbage,Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, Slash, Juliette Lewis, Tenacious D, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, & Lemmy.
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