Foo Fighters

The rock band Foo Fighters was formed in the United States in 1994. The group was initially started as an individual project. It was established in Seattle, Washington by musician Dave Grohl, who formerly worked as a drummer for the rock ensemble Nirvana.

Apart from Grohl, the following other musicians currently makeup this group:

  • Rami Jaffee
  • Nate Mendel
  • Chris Shiflett
  • Pat Smear

An eponymously-titled album was released in 1995 as the group’s debut project. In 2011 the band came out with their seventh studio album, “Wasting Light”, which attained the number 1 spot in the US and most parts of the world including the UK.  To note, this record became their first number 1 album in the US.

What Style is Foo Fighters?

The songs released by Foo Fighters best fit the following genres:

  • Alternative rock
  • Hard rock
  • Pop rock
  • Post-grunge
  • Grunge

Some Famous Foo Fighters Songs

The band has achieved fame and success with numerous hit songs like:



“All My Life”

“On The Mend”

“These Days”

“My Hero”


“Cold Day in the Sun”

“Monkey Wrench”

“Chasing Birds”

“Love Dies Young”

“Making a Fire”

“Holding Poison”

“Medicine at Midnight”

“Times Like These”

“Waiting on a War”

“No Son of Mine”

“Shame Shame”

“The Pretender”

“Under You”

“Best of You”



“Walking After You”

“Show Me How”

“The Teacher”

“The Glass”

“Nothing At All”

“Hearing Voices”


The Foo Fighters’ outstanding contribution to music has landed them many notable accolades. They claimed their first Grammys in 2001, when their third studio album won the prize for “Best Rock Album”. At the same event, the group received the “Best Music Video” award for the visuals to their song “Learn to Fly”.

Since their debut, the group has gone on to win many more Grammy Awards, with 2012 being one of their most successful years. That year, they won a total of five awards out of six nominations. Their song “Walk” won both of its nominations, which were in the “Best Rock Song” and “Best Rock Performance” categories.

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