Josh Freese

1972 - Today

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Joshua Ryan Freese (born December 25, 1972) is an American session drummer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and composer. He is the son of tuba soloist Stan Freese and the older brother of musician Jason Freese.He is a permanent member of the Vandals and Devo, having formerly played drums for Guns N' Roses from 1997 to 2000, A Perfect Circle from 1999 to 2012, Nine Inch Nails from 2005 to 2008, Weezer from 2009 to 2011, and Sublime with Rome from 2011 to 2017. He has appeared on over 400 records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josh Freese has received more than 1,103,255 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Josh Freese is the 2,374th most popular musician (down from 2,031st in 2019), the 12,910th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,095th in 2019) and the 1,032nd most popular American Musician.

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  • 48.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

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  • 2.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Josh Freese ranks 2,374 out of 2,675Before him are Mickey Madden, Rob Caggiano, Matthew Tuck, Seong-Jin Cho, Michelle Branch, and Imelda May. After him are Silenoz, Jim O'Rourke, Panjabi MC, John Digweed, Flood, and David Hodges.

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Among people born in 1972, Josh Freese ranks 590Before him are David Paetkau, Stephanie Swift, Martin Straka, Naoki Mori, Omar Diallo, and Anika Noni Rose. After him are Isabel Fernández, Ruxandra Dragomir, Luis García, Jermaine Dupri, Kurupt, and Vidar Riseth.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Josh Freese ranks 12,910 out of 15,968Before him are Michelle Lujan Grisham (1959), Donna de Varona (1947), Anika Noni Rose (1972), Bethanie Mattek-Sands (1985), Nora Zehetner (1981), and Sara Jean Underwood (1984). After him are Craig McCracken (1971), Michael J. McCulley (1943), Jim O'Rourke (1969), David J. Tholen (1955), Alison Mosshart (1978), and Doug Ducey (1964).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Josh Freese ranks 1,032Before him are Troy McLawhorn (1968), Dan Donegan (1968), Rodney Crowell (1950), Mickey Madden (1979), Rob Caggiano (1976), and Michelle Branch (1983). After him are Jim O'Rourke (1969), David Hodges (1978), Brian Holland (1941), William Goldsmith (1972), Trace Cyrus (1989), and Toby Fox (1991).