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Queens Of The Stone Age - 84% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This highly acclaimed Palm Desert, California, USA-based heavy rock band was formed from the ashes of Kyuss, the stoner rock legends who split up in 1995 after several years of critical acclaim and negligible commercial success. After leaving Kyuss, guitarist Josh Homme (Joshua Michael Homme, 17 May 1973, Palm Springs, California, USA) toured with Soundgarden and issued seve Read more

Red Hot Chili Peppers - 76% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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These engaging Hollywood ruffians’ mixture of funk, punk and rock encouraged a legion of other bands to regurgitate the formula. Led by Antwan The Swan (Anthony Kiedis, 1 November 1962, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA; vocals), the band’s original line-up also featured Flea (b. Michael Balzary, 16 October 1962, Melbourne, Australia; bass), Hillel Slovak (b. 31 March 19 Read more

Audioslave - 75% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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In the hard rock world circa 2002, one of the most highly anticipated releases was the debut recording of Audioslave, a band comprising former Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell (20 July 1964, Seattle, Washington, USA), and ex-Rage Against The Machine members Tom Morello (b. Thomas Baptist Morello, 30 May 1964, Harlem, New York City, New York, USA; guitar), Tim Commerford (b. Read more

Pearl Jam - 71% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Documentaries Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This revisionist (or, depending on your viewpoint, visionary) rock quintet was formed in Seattle, USA, by Jeff Ament (10 March 1963, Big Sandy, Montana, USA; bass) and Stone Gossard (b. 20 July 1965, Seattle, Washington, USA; rhythm guitar). Gossard had played with Steve Turner in the Ducky Boys, the latter going on to perform with Ament in Green River. Gossard became a memb Read more

Nirvana - 69% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Aberdeen, Washington, USA, at the end of 1987, the Nirvana that the MTV generation came to love comprised Kurt Cobain (Kurt Donald Cobain, 20 February 1967, Hoquiam, Washington, USA, d. 5 April 1994, Seattle, Washington, USA; guitar/vocals), Krist Novoselic (b. 16 May 1965, Croatia, Yugoslavia; bass) and Dave Grohl (b. David Eric Grohl, 14 January 1969, Warren, Ohi Read more

Soundgarden - 63% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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This Seattle, Washington, USA-based quartet fused influences as diverse as Led Zeppelin, the Stooges, Velvet Underground and, most particularly, early UK and US punk bands into a dirty, sweaty, sexually explicit and decidedly fresh take on rock ‘n’ roll. The band, Chris Cornell (20 July 1964, Seattle, Washington, USA; vocals/guitar), Kim Thayil (b. 4 September 1960 Read more

Incubus - 52% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This metal funk crossover band was formed in Calabasas, California, USA in January 1991 by school friends Brandon Boyd (15 February 1976, Van Nuys, California, USA; vocals), Mike Einziger (b. Michael Aaron Einziger, 21 June 1976, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar), Dirk Lance (b. Alex Katunich, 18 August 1976; bass), and José Pasillas (b. 26 April 1976; drums). The Read more

Kaiser Chiefs - 52% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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The inspiration for this Leeds, England-based outfit’s unusual name came from soccer player Lucas Radebe, who before joining Leeds United played for the leading South African team Kaiser Chiefs. Andrew White (England; guitar), Ricky Wilson (b. Charles Richard Wilson, 17 January 1975, Keighley, West Yorkshire, England; vocals), Nick Baines (keyboards), Nick Hodgson (b. N Read more

Kings Of Leon - 51% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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No-frills rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, USA, formed in 2000 by the Followill brothers, Caleb (Anthony Caleb Followill, 14 January 1982, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; guitar/vocals), Nathan (b. Ivan Nathaniel Followill, 26 June 1979, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; drums), and Jared (b. Michael Jared Followill, 20 November 1986, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; bass). The Followill&# Read more

Royal Blood - 49% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Slash - 46% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Pop / Rock
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AC/DC - 43% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Theme Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Weezer - 43% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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‘Post-slacker’ US guitar pop artisans from Los Angeles, California, USA, formed in 1992 by Rivers Cuomo (13 June 1970, Manhattan, New York, USA; vocals/guitar), Matt Sharp (b. 22 September 1969, Bangkok, Thailand; bass/vocals), Patrick Wilson (b. 1 February 1969, Buffalo, New York, USA; drums) and Jason Cropper (b. 27 June 1971, Oakland, California, USA; guitar/voc Read more

Bush - 42% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Rise Against - 41% match to Foo Fighters

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This US hardcore band was formed in 1998 by Joe Principe (bass/vocals), Mr. Precision (Dan Wlekinski; guitar/vocals), Tim McIlrath (vocals/guitar) and Brandon Barnes (drums), and originally went under the name Transistor Revolt. Principe and Mr. Precision had formerly played with each other in punk band 88 Fingers Louie. The band’s 2000 demo was posted under the Transis Read more


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