Who are the members of the Foo Fighters?

FIRST formed in 1994, the Foo Fighters are a popular rock band formed by former Nirvana member Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain.

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins passed away on Friday March 25, 2022 at the age of 50.

The Foo Fighters are an American rock band from Seattle, Washington

Who are the members of the Foo Fighters?

Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl is a founding member and frontman of the Foo Fighters.

Born on January 14, 1969, the musician is a multi-talent, filmmaker, author and trained dancer.

Aside from his work with Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, Grohl has played with acts such as Dain Bramage, Scream, Queens of the Stone Age; Probot, Sound City Players, Them Crooked Vultures, Tenacious D and Dream Widow.

Before his marriage to Jordyn Blum, Grohl was married to Jennifer Leigh Youngblood from 1994 to 1997.

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He and Blum share three children: Violet Maye, Harper Willow, and Ophelia Saint.

Nate Mendel

Nate Mendel, born December 2, 1968, is the bassist for the Foo Fighters and a former member of Sunny Day Real Estate.

Mendel married Kate Jackson in October 2014 and together the couple have twin daughters.

Throughout his career, Mendel has also performed with The Jealous Sound and The Fire Theft and released solo music.

Pat smear

Foo Fighters rhythm guitarist Pat Smear used to tour with Dave Grohl in grunge band Nirvana.

Smear joined the Foo Fighters shortly after the band’s formation in 1994 and left in 1997 to pursue other projects.

He returned for touring duties in 2005 and became an official member again in 2010.

Chris Shiflett

Chris Shiflett has been the lead guitarist for the Foo Fighters since 1999.

Born on May 6, 1971, the musician is the younger brother of popular punk bassist Scott Shiflett.

Throughout his career, Shiflett has collaborated with musicians such as Me First and The Gimmes; No use for a name; Jackson United, Viva Death and The Real McCoy.

He is the host of Walking the Floor, a podcast where he discusses a variety of topics including music, sports, and politics.

Rami Jaffee

Since 2005, Rami Jaffee has been the touring keyboardist for Foo Fighters.

He officially joined the band in 2017 and has contributed to six of their studio albums over the years.

Born on March 11, 1969, Jaffee has also worked with The Wallflowers, Pete Yorn, Coheed and Cambria; Stone Sour and Joseph Arthur.

Taylor Hawkins was the drummer for Foo Fighters before his sudden death in March 2022

The band has seen a few changes to their roster over the years, including the unexpected death of drummer Taylor Hawkins in March 2022.

Former members of the Foo Fighters include:

Taylor Hawkins

Born February 17, 1972, Taylor Hawkins was a drummer and recording artist best known for the decades he spent with the Foo Fighters.

Before joining the band in 1997, Hawkins worked with musicians such as Alanis Morrisette, Sass Jordan and Sylvia.

While the exact cause of the artist’s death is currently unknown, Colombian medical experts have suspected that his death was related to heart problems.

He was married to Alison Hawkins, with whom he shared three children.

Franz Stahl

Franz Stahl, born October 30, 1961, is a guitarist.

He has performed with a variety of bands and artists including Scream, Wool, Foo Fighters, J and DYS.

William Goldsmith

Seattle drummer William Goldsmith is best known for his work with the band Sunny Day Real Estate.

Between 1995 and 1997 he was a member of the Foo Fighters.

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After his time with the band, he returned to Sunny Day Real Estate until 2001.

He is currently a member of the band Assertion, who signed to Spartan Records in 2020.

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