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John Bottone / Bio

Optimistic and freedom-loving
Jovial and good-humored
Honest and straightforward
Intellectual and philosophical

Throughout the entire course of my life, I have tried to create a sound that is truly unique, yet accessible. Imagine this; Danny Carey, Stewart Copeland, Carter Beauford, Dave Lombardo, Joey Jordison, Vinnie Colaiuta, Terry Bozzio and Neil Peart all partying with John Bonham!!! Combining all of those influences under one roof, you get an explosive, full throttle, rhythmically driven rock drummer!

John "JB" Bottone

Instrument Played:
Drums, Percussion and Vocals

Best Unsigned Band of the Year (Musician Magazine 1994) - The Living Daylights
Band of the Year (2000 Asbury Park Music Awards) - Jonah Jesus & the Braid

Shared the Stage With:
Joey Ramone, TM Stevens, Will Calhoun (Living Colour), Bernie Worrell (P-Funk), Buckethead, David Bryan (Bon Jovi), Alan Chez & Bruce Kapler (CBS Orchestra), Joaquin Lievano (Jean-Luc Ponty), Screaming Cheetah Wheelies, Big Wreck, D'Generation, Atlantic City Expressway

Gear Used:
Tama Drums and Hardware (Live)
DW Drums and Hardware (Studio)
Roland V-Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Heads, Vic Firth Drum Sticks

Current Band:
Liquid Logic - Check us out at http://www.llband.com

Previous Bands:
Floorshow, The Living Daylights, Jonah Jesus & the Braid, Not My Own, Mas Mojo, Lewd Buddha

Favorite Drinks:
Craft/Microbrew Beers, Red Wine, Good whiskey and good tequila... leave the cheap shit home.

General Info

Artist Name
John Bottone
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Rock / Metal / Funk

Contact Info

Lakewood, NJ