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Jimmy DeGrasso (born March 16, 1963 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is a American heavy metal drummer. March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in leap years). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Mayor John B. Callahan Area    - City 50. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ...


DeGrasso has performed with Alice Cooper, Lita Ford, Ozzy Osbourne, White Lion, Suicidal Tendencies, and Y&T. Most recently, DeGrasso is a former member of Megadeth, a multi-platinum heavy metal band. Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier, February 4, 1948), is a rock singer and musician, whose work spans four decades. ... Lita Ford on the cover of her 1988 album Lita Carmelita Rossanna Ford (born September 19, 1958) is a hard rock singer and guitarist who achieved popularity during the 1980s. ... Ozzy Osbourne (born John Michael Osbourne, December 3, 1948 in Aston, Birmingham, England) was the lead singer of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, popular solo artist, and reality television star. ... White Lion was a hard rock band active in the 1980s and early 1990s. ... Suicidal Tendencies are a hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. ... Y&T (Yesterday & Today) is a rock band who formed in 1974. ... Megadeth is an American heavy metal band led by founder, frontman, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. ...


He was Alice Cooper's drummer who played in Waynes World (at the very end of the 'Hey Stoopid' tour), South America '95, Summer '96 and '97 tours. Prior to his work with Alice Cooper, he played with Talas (before they recorded), Suicidal Tendencies and White Lion. Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier, February 4, 1948), is a rock singer and musician, whose work spans four decades. ... Waynes World is a 1992 comedy film starring Mike Myers and Dana Carvey as hosts of a cable access television show from Aurora, Illinois. ... Talas is a small town in northwestern Kyrgyzstan, beautifully located in a long valley between two imposing mountain ranges. ... Suicidal Tendencies are a hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. ... White Lion was a hard rock band active in the 1980s and early 1990s. ...

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Megadeth

DeGrasso played on Dave Mustaine’s (Megadeth vocalist/guitarist) solo album, MD.45 in 1995. Mustaine asked him to join Megadeth in 1998 as drummer and continue the bands’ Cryptic Writings Tour. He was asked to play with Megadeth five days before the next show. He walked around with a walkman all day to memorize the songs. DeGrasso recorded and toured behind Megadeth’s Risk album in 1999-2000, The World Needs A Hero in 2000-2001 and was featured on Megadeth's first ever live CD and DVD release, Rude Awakening in 2002. Dave Mustaine (born David Scott Mustaine on September 13, 1961 in La Mesa, California, United States) is a guitarist, songwriter, and singer. ... MD.45 was a side project of Megadeth guitarist/frontman Dave Mustaine, Fear guitarist/vocalist Lee Ving on singing duties, bassist Kelly LeMieux and former Suicidal Tendencies member Jimmy DeGrasso on drums. ... Cryptic Writings is an album by heavy metal band Megadeth, released in 1997. ... Sony Walkman Official Logo (2000 - current) Various products of the Walkman line The Walkman is a popular Sony brand used by the company to market its portable audio players, and is synonymously used to refer to the original Walkman portable personal stereo player and as a generic term for similar... Risk is an album by the metal band Megadeth released in 1999. ... The World Needs a Hero is an album by Megadeth, released in 2001. ... Rude Awakening, Megadeths last album before the band was broken up for the first time in 2002 released by Sanctuary Records in 2002. ...


Since Megadeth, DeGrasso has performed at the prestigious Modern Drummer Festival in 2002, Ultimate Drummers Weekend in Australia, Drummer Live in the United Kingdom and toured with Stone Sour (Slipknot vocalist Corey Taylor’s side project) and guitar legend Ronnie Montrose. He is a highly sought after session player and drummer. Stone Sour is a alternative rock/alternative metal band formed by Corey Taylor, famous for being the vocalist for the band Slipknot, and former drummer Joel Ekman. ... Slipknot can refer to several things: Slip knot, a kind of knot. ... Corey Taylor, born December 8, 1973, is the lead singer of nu-metal band Slipknot and vocalist and occasional guitarist of the band Stone Sour, the latter being formed prior to the commercial success of Slipknot. ... Ronnie Montrose, (born November 29, 1947 in Denver, Colorado) is an American guitarist. ...


He currently resides in San Jose, California, where he runs his own drum shop, San Jose Pro Drum. He also is currently the drummer on the David Lee Roth tour. Nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... David Lee Roth (sometimes referred to as Diamond Dave) (born October 10, 1953[1] in Bloomington, Indiana) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, paramedic, author, and former radio personality, best known for his work with the band Van Halen and his brash personality. ...


Former bands as drummer

Y&T (Yesterday & Today) is a rock band who formed in 1974. ... Fiona is a given name for a female. ... Suicidal Tendencies are a hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. ... Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier, February 4, 1948), is a rock singer and musician, whose work spans four decades. ... Megadeth is an American heavy metal band led by founder, frontman, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. ...

Discography

  • 1987 Y&T - Contagious
  • 1990 Y&T - Yesterday & Today Live
  • 1990 Y&T - Ten (also featuring Stef Burns)
  • 1992 Fiona - Squeeze
  • 1994 Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal For Life
  • 1995 Y&T - Musically Incorrect
  • 1996 MD.45 - The Craving
  • 1997 Alice Cooper - Fistful of Alice
  • 1998 A.N.I.M.A.L. - Poder Latino (session drummer)
  • 1998 Y&T - Endangered Species
  • 1999 Megadeth - Risk
  • 2000 Megadeth - Capitol Punishment
  • 2001 Megadeth - The World Needs A Hero

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External links

  • Jimmy DeGrasso Official Web Site.
  • Jimmy DeGrasso (on drums) and Megadeth performing "Ashes in Your Mouth" live.
  • Jimmy DeGrasso (on drums) performing live with the Ronnie Montrose Band.
Megadeth
Dave Mustaine | Glen Drover | James Lomenzo | Shawn Drover
David Ellefson | Chris Poland | Gar Samuelson | Jeff Young | Chuck Behler | Nick Menza | Marty Friedman | Jimmy DeGrasso | Al Pitrelli | James MacDonough
Discography
Studio albums: Killing Is My Business... And Business Is Good! | Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? | So Far, So Good... So What! | Rust in Peace | Countdown to Extinction | Youthanasia | Cryptic Writings | Risk | The World Needs a Hero | The System Has Failed | United Abominations
Live albums: Live Trax | Rude Awakening | That One Night: Live in Buenos Aires
Compilations: Capitol Punishment | Still Alive... And Well? | Back to the Start
Extended plays: Hidden Treasures | Cryptic Sounds
Videos and DVDs: Rusted Pieces | Exposure of a Dream | Evolver: The Making of Youthanasia | Rude Awakening | Video Hits | Arsenal of Megadeth | That One Night: Live in Buenos Aires
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Suicidal Tendencies
Mike Muir | Mike Clark | Dean Pleasants | Ron Brunner, Jr. | Steve Brunner
Former members: Mike Dunnigan | Mike Ball | Grant Estes | Jon Nelson | Rocky George | Andrew Evans | Louiche Mayorga | Bob Heathcote | Robert Trujillo | Josh Paul | Sean Dunnigan | Amery Smith | R. J. Herrera | Jimmy DeGrasso | Brooks Wackerman
Discography
Albums and EPs: Suicidal Tendencies | Join the Army | How Will I Laugh Tomorrow When I Can't Even Smile Today | Controlled by Hatred/Feel Like Shit...Déjà Vu | Lights...Camera...Revolution! | Art of Rebellion | Still Cyco After All These Years | Suicidal for Life | Six the Hard Way (EP) | Freedumb | Free Your Soul and Save My Mind
Compilations: F.N.G. | Prime Cuts
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Jimmy DeGrasso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (354 words)
Jimmy DeGrasso (born March 16, 1963 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is a American heavy metal drummer.
DeGrasso recorded and toured behind Megadeth’s Risk album in 1999-2000, The World Needs A Hero in 2000-2001 and was featured on Megadeth's first ever live CD and DVD release, Rude Awakening in 2002.
Jimmy DeGrasso (on drums) and Megadeth performing "Ashes in Your Mouth" live.
:::JIMMY DeGRASSO::: (294 words)
DeGrasso then toured the world with Alice Cooper from 1995 to 1998, played on the Fistful of Alice album in 1996 and returned to Alice briefly in 2001.
Jimmy played on Dave Mustaine’s (Megadeth Vocalist/Guitarist) solo album, MD-45 in 1995 and then received a call back from Mustaine, in 1998, to join Megadeth as a permanent member and continue the bands’ Cryptic Writings Tour.
DeGrasso recorded and toured behind Megadeth’s Risk album in 1999-2000, The World Needs A Hero in 2000-2001 and was featured on Megadeths’; first ever live CD and DVD offering, Rude Awakening in 2002.
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