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When Dave Grohl was drumming in Nirvana, he spent a lot of his downtime on tour and between records writing his own songs. He even released a cassette called ‘Pocketwatch’ in 1992 under the pseudonym ‘Late!,’ but was often too self-conscious to share the songs with Kurt Cobain. After Cobain died in 1994, Grohl was inundated with offers to join other bands like Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, but he decided to instead record and release his own songs under the name Foo Fighters – a World War II term for unidentified flying objects. His self-titled 1995 debut was so well-received, he assembled a band including Nirvana live guitarist Pat Smear and Sunny Day Real Estate bassist Nate Mendel that has since gone on to become one of the world’s biggest arena rock bands – far more melodic and accessible than Nirvana but still rooted in the same classic rock and punk influences.

19 Essential Prince Covers That Rock Like It’s 1999

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Getty Images

From covers by Foo Fighters and Tori Amos to Muse and Chvrches, the influence of the Purple One clearly reaches far beyond pop and R&B.

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Five Years Ago: Foo Fighters Strip Rock to the Molten Core With ‘Wasting Light’

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RCA

Dave Grohl knew from the start what he wanted the Foos' 2011 album to be: a pure and simple rock statement that cuts straight to the pleasure center.

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The 21 Most Embarrassing Rock Moments of the Past 30 Years

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Fernando Leon/Michael Buckner, Getty Images

Nobody looks cool all the time. Okay, maybe Iggy Pop, but still.

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Dave Grohl Champions British Garage Band, Freedom

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Chris Hyde, Getty Images

A teenage band from the U.K. asked Grohl to temporarily stop fighting foo and start fighting their local city council over a sound ban.

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Watch the Entire History of Rock Reimagined as a Facebook Timeline

History of Rock
Ithaca Audio

A U.K. design studio envisions more than 50 years of rock history as a Facebook timeline featuring archival footage of Elvis and the Beatles with comments from Dave Grohl, Jack White and more.

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Foo Fighters Official Band Announcement: ‘For the Millionth Time, We’re Not Breaking Up’

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RCA

Turns out the "official band announcement" everyone thought could signal the end of Foo Fighters was just an epic troll on all of us. "And nobody's f---ing going solo."

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Are Foo Fighters Really Finished? Here Are Seven Things They Could Announce Tonight

Foo Fighters
Ringo

Dave Grohl and the gang are making an 'official band announcement' tonight and while breakup rumors are swirling, there are plenty other possibilities (realistic and otherwise).

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Foo Fighters Promise ‘Official Band Announcement’ Amid Breakup Rumors

Foo Fighters
Hayley Madden

Recent rumors suggest Dave Grohl is preparing to go solo and the Foo Fighters' dissolution is imminent.

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Dave Grohl Doesn’t Care If the Foo Fighters Win Any More Grammys

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Ringo

“We don’t sit there and think, ‘God, I hope I get another f---ing Grammy,’” Grohl said.

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Grammys 2016: Who’s Nominated in Alternative, Rock + Other Categories You Won’t See on TV

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Getty Images

From Best Alternative Album and Metal Performance to Best Music Movie and Box Set Packaging, there's a ton more to the Grammys than what makes it to TV.

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