Dave Grohl is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and filmmaker, best known as the founder and frontman of the Foo Fighters. Grohl began playing music at a young age and eventually became the drummer for the legendary rock band Nirvana. After Nirvana disbanded following the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994, Grohl formed the Foo Fighters, releasing their self-titled debut album the same year. Since then, the Foo Fighters have become one of the most successful rock bands of all time, selling over 30 million records worldwide and winning numerous awards. In addition to his work with the Foo Fighters, Grohl has collaborated with a wide range of artists and musicians, and has also directed several music documentaries and films. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential and talented musicians of his generation.