Musician Dave Grohl formed his first band at age He dropped out of high school to play with the hardcore group Scream before auditioning for Nirvana. Nirvana went on to be an international hit. After singer Kurt Cobain's death, Grohl formed a commercially successful alternative band called the Foo Fighters.
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in London in The latter was their first release on a major record label, after signing to Parlophone. The band's second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head , was released to critical acclaim. In , Coldplay released their fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto , which topped the charts in over 34 countries and was the UK's best-selling rock album of