Invictus Games Closing Concert

London , United Kingdom

Sunday, September 14, 02:00 PM

Foo Fighters & Kaiser Chiefs

Cape Town , South Africa

Wednesday, December 10, 07:00 PM

Foo Fighters & Kaiser Chiefs

Johannesburg , South Africa

Saturday, December 13, 07:00 PM

Foo Fighters Past Tour Dates

Firefly Music Festival

Dover , Delaware

Thursday, June 19, 12:00 PM

Foo Fighters

New York , New York

Saturday, February 1, 07:00 PM

Foo Fighters

Mexico City , Mexico

Friday, December 13, 08:30 PM

Foo Fighters

Mexico City , Mexico

Wednesday, December 11, 08:30 PM

Foo Fighters Tour Dates

Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the death of Kurt Cobain and the resulting dissolution of his previous band. The group got its name from the UFOs and various aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II, which were known collectively as foo fighters. Prior to the release of Foo Fighters' 1995 debut album Foo Fighters, which featured Grohl as the only official member, Grohl recruited bassist Nate Mendel and drummer William Goldsmith, both formerly of Sunny Day Real Estate, as well as fellow Nirvana touring bandmate Pat Smear as guitarist to complete the lineup. The band began with performances in Portland, Oregon. Goldsmith quit during the recording of the group's second album, The Colour and the Shape when most of the drum parts were re-recorded by Grohl himself. Smear's departure followed soon afterward. They were replaced by Taylor Hawkins and Franz Stahl, respectively, although Stahl was fired before the recording of the group's third album, There Is Nothing Left to Lose. The band briefly continued as a trio until Chris Shiflett joined as the band's lead guitarist after the completion of There Is Nothing Left to Lose. The band released its fourth album, One by One, in 2002. The group followed that release with the two-disc In Your Honor, which was split between acoustic songs and heavier material. Foo Fighters released its sixth album, Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, in 2007. In 2010, it was confirmed that Smear had officially rejoined the band after touring with Foo Fighters as an unofficial member between 2006 and 2009. Over the course of the band's career, four of its albums have won 11 Grammy Awards winning Best Rock Album four times. The band's seventh studio album, Wasting Light, was released in 2011. Grohl stated in January 2013 that the band had started writing material for an eighth studio album.