Foo Fighters: The Band That Dave Made

Foo Fighters: The Band That Dave Made

by Stevie Chick


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From the ashes of Nirvana, Dave Grohl rose as a one-man band with a self-titled album: Foo Fighters. Now, twenty-five years on and with a rock-solid outfit—including Nate Mendel (bass), Taylor Hawkins (drums), Chris Shiflett (guitar), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), and latest addition Rami Jaffee (keyboards)—the Foo Fighters are reveling in the success of their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold.

Paying homage to the band’s enduring longevity, The Foo Fighters: The Band That Dave Made is a comprehensive look at a career that boasts worldwide sales of more than thirty million albums, ten Grammies, and hit stadium-rock anthems such as "Learn to Fly," "Best of You," and "Everlong." Illustrated throughout and including an album-by-album discography, this handsome biography from acclaimed rock writer Stevie Chick is a fitting tribute to a band born out of "the nicest guy in rock's" single-minded vision and now one of the planet's biggest rock groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617137303
Publisher: Backbeat
Publication date: 09/04/2019
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 336,478
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Stevie Chick has been writing about music for over a decade, contributing to publications like MOJO, the Guardian, NME, the Times, the Quietus, Kerrang!, Melody Maker, Sleaze Nation, and Plan B. He is the author of Psychic Confusion: The Sonic Youth Story (Omnibus), Ninja Tune: 20 Years of Beats and Pieces (Black Dog), and Spray Paint the Wall: The Story of Black Flag (Omnibus). He lives in London.

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