Neil Hennessy

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Neil Kevin Hennessy (born December 12, 1978) is a punk rock musician and music producer/engineer from Chicago, Illinois.

Hennessy currently plays in The Lawrence Arms,[1] Colossal,[2] The Falcon,[3] The Smoking Popes, The Treasure Fleet and Demon Beach. He has also been a member of Noise By Numbers, Baxter, The Killing Tree, Quattro and a couple shows with Teenage Bottlerocket.

Hennessy works at Atlas Studios in Chicago with Matt Allison. He co-wrote the Rise Against song "Swing Life Away", and also did percussion on the Less Than Jake album, GNV FLA.

Hennessy usually uses a Slingerland (70's) drum kit, Zildjian cymbals, and Remo heads.


  1. ^ DaRonco, Mike. "Biography: The Lawrence Arms". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Apar, Corey. "Biography: Colossal". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Apar, Corey. "Biography: The Falcon". Allmusic. Retrieved 7 June 2010.