Greg D'Angelo

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Greg D'Angelo
Born (1963-12-18) December 18, 1963 (age 57)[citation needed]
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
GenresGlam metal, hard rock, heavy metal, thrash metal
Years active1981–present
Associated actsAnthrax
White Lion
Britny Fox
Ace Frehley
Zakk Wylde
Pride & Glory
Greg Leon Invasion
Stephen Pearcy,
Jack Starr's Burning Starr

Greg D’Angelo, (born 18 December 1963)[citation needed] is an American drummer most famous for his work in the band White Lion.


Early career (1981–1983)[edit]

Between 1981 and 1983, D'Angelo was a member of Anthrax.[1] After leaving Anthrax, D’Angelo joined Cities. In 1985 he appeared on the Jack Starr Rock the American Way LP.

White Lion career (1984–1991)[edit]

During the same year after the White Lion album Fight to Survive was released in Japan he replaced Nicky Capozzi in the band.[1] The band gained worldwide success with the release of the albums Pride, Big Game and Mane Attraction. In the spring of 1991, after a British tour, the rhythm section of D'Angelo and former White Lion bassist James Lomenzo left due to business discrepancies.

Post-White Lion career (1992–present)[edit]

In 1993, both D'Angelo and LoMenzo performed with Zakk Wylde as Lynyrd Skynhead, who upon D'Angelo's departure from the band would become Pride & Glory.[2] In 1996 D'Angelo joined Orange County band Pirates of Venus and stayed with the band through 1998. He is also a former drummer for the band AntiProduct. In 2010 he Joined Stephen Pearcy's solo band, he recorded the "Smash" album with Pearcy and toured with a Pearcy band until 2018. He also currently works out of his mix studio in Los Angeles and is a counselor at Rock n Roll Fantasy Camp.


  1. ^ a b "Greg D'Angelo - Metal Storm". Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  2. ^ Paul, Alan (November 4, 2011). "Zakk Wylde Discusses Pride & Glory, His New Band (and Album), in 1994 Guitar World Interview". Guitar. Retrieved July 21, 2019.