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Pat Smear

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Birthday
5, 1959
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Guitarist who has contributed to the work of bands like The Germs, Nirvana, and the Foo Fighters.

Before Fame

His parents made him take piano lessons, but he began teaching himself guitar at a young age. 

Trivia

He was heavily involved in the Sound City documentary by Dave Grohl.

Family Life

He was raised in West Los Angeles by a German immigrant father and an African American mother.

Associated With

He has been honored to play shows and record with Paul McCartney, including for the Live Aid Hurricane Sandy benefit.