||Jesse Phillip Margera
|Also known as
August 28, 1978 |
||West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
||Heavy metal, rock, experimental rock, technical death metal
||Drums, guitar, bass guitar
||TMI, Distant, Volcom Entertainment, Island, Roadrunner
||CKY, Viking Skull, The Company Band, Foreign Objects, Gnarkill
Jesse Phillip Margera (born August 28, 1978, best known as Jess Margera) is the drummer in the band CKY, its predecessor Oil and Foreign Objects, Viking Skull, The Company Band, and FuckFace Unstoppable.
Life and career
Margera was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He is the older brother of Bam Margera and the son of Phil Margera and April Margera. Jess was an original member of the CKY Crew and starred in the CKY videos. On April 8, 2005 he and his fiancée Kelly, had a baby girl named Ava Elizabeth Margera. Margera and Kelly were married on October 29, 2005 in Pennsylvania. On January 27, 2007 they welcomed another daughter, Scarlett Marie. As of now they have three children, the newest addition to the family being a son, London Phillip Margera. He states that John Bonham, Bill Bruford, Sean Reinert, Bryan Mantia, Tim Alexander, Danny Carey and Elvin Jones are some of his favorite drummers.
He is currently working on a side project with James Rota from Fireball Ministry and Neil Fallon from Clutch called The Company Band. On November 8, 2006 he announced on Ask CKY that his studio, Westtown Lake, is open. Jess recorded all the drum tracks on Viking Skull's Chapter 2 album.
- With CKY
- With Foreign Objects
- With Gnarkill
- With Unkle Matt & The Shitbirdz
- Greatest Shitz (2007)
- Suck My Stimulus Package (2010)
- With Viking Skull
- With The Company Band
- With Daniel Davies