Foo Fighters

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    Paul McCartney
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Foo Fighters carry the torch of rock authenticity with infectious hooks, in-your-face guitar riffs, monster drums, and boundless energy.

Hall of Fame Essay


David Fricke

On November 19, 1994, former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl joined a new band for one night on national television, performing two songs on Saturday Night Live with the show’s musical guests Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Except for a cameo appearance at the MTV Movie Awards that summer, it was Grohl’s first time behind a kit, in public, since Nirvana’s sudden end earlier that year.

Cover of the 2021 Induction Program Book
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