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Quinn Allman in 2009
January 18, 1982
Alternative rock, post-hardcore, emo, pop punk, punk rock
Guitar, vocals, programming
The Used, Dumb Luck, My Chemical Romance
Quinn Allman (born January 18, 1982) is American musician, best known as the guitarist and backing vocalist in the American alternative rock band The Used.
Biography [ edit ]
Allman grew up in
Springville, Utah, and later moved to Pleasant Grove, Utah. He grew up watching his father play in numerous bands as a drummer, originally picking up the drums at age 5.
Allman started playing in bands at a young age. Allman is influenced by bands such as
Face to Face, Goldfinger, Thursday, Kenna, Weezer, Jimmy Eat World and The New Transit Direction. [1 ]
In 2001, Quinn Allman along with
Branden Steineckert and Jeph Howard founded The used. Later Quinn asked Bert McCracken if he was interested in joining the band. The Used's singer, Bert McCracken, describes Quinn Allman as a “truly spiritual and warm” individual. [2 ]
In addition to Allman's work as a musician, in 2012 he was filmed in a supporting role in the feature film
Writer's Cramp, currently in post-production.
Personal life [ edit ]
On August 21, 2011, Allman married former
contestant, American Idol Megan Joy.
Discography [ edit ]
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