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Smear performing in 2018
|Birth name||Georg Albert Ruthenberg|
|Born||August 5, 1959|
West Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Genres||Alternative rock, punk rock, hardcore punk, deathrock, grunge, post-grunge|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, singer, songwriter|
|Labels||What?, Slash, Geffen, Capitol|
|Associated acts||Germs, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, The Birds of Satan, 45 Grave, The Adolescents, Belinda Carlisle, Paul McCartney|
Georg Albert Ruthenberg (born August 5, 1959), better known by the stage name Pat Smear, is an American musician. He is best known as a rhythm guitarist of the rock band Foo Fighters. He has recorded five studio albums with the band.
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- Mullen, Brendan (December 27, 2000). "Annihilation Man; How Darby Crash lost control. Of the Germs. Of Circle One. Everything". LA Weekly. Archived from the original on October 9, 2012. Retrieved May 23, 2007.