Josh Freese (born December 25, 1972) is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and composer. 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 2012, and Sublime with Rome from 2011 to 2017. He has appeared on nearly 400 records. He is currently performing live with Devo and The Vandals. In December 2010, Freese began touring with Paramore on their South American tour, temporarily replacing drummer Zac Farro after he and his brother Josh Farro left the band earlier the same month.