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 Nine Inch Nails from 2005 until 2008, A Perfect Circle from 1999 to 2012, and Guns N' Roses from 1997 to 2000. He has appeared on nearly 400 records. He is currently performing live with Devo, The Vandals, Weezer and Sublime with Rome. In December 2010, Freese began touring with Paramore on their South American tour, temporarily replacing the drummer Zac Farro after he and his brother Josh Farro left the band earlier the same month.