Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate Mendel (bass), Taylor Hawkins (drums, backing vocals), Chris Shiflett (lead guitar, backing vocals) and the most recent addition, Rami Jaffee (keyboards). Former members include William Goldsmith (drummer) and Franz Stahl (guitarist).
Over the course of the band's career, its albums have won many awards and they have achieved recognition worldwide, with their shows often selling out within minutes. Overall, they've won 26 awards and received 87 nominations in total, including four Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album , more than any other band. As of 2015, the band's eight albums have sold 12 million copies in the U.S. alone.
In 2017, they released their 9th studio album, Concrete and Gold. Along with hit single "Run" which has been nominated for a grammy.
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