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|Birth name||Gregory D'Angelo|
December 18, 1963 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Genres||Glam metal, hard rock, heavy metal, thrash metal|
Pride & Glory
Greg Leon Invasion
Jack Starr's Burning Starr
Early career (1981-1983)
Between 1981 and 1983, D'Angelo was a member of Anthrax. After leaving Anthrax, D’Angelo joined Cities. In 1985 he joined Jack Starr’s band Jack Starr's Burning Starr, appearing on the Rock the American Way LP.
White Lion career (1984-1991)
During the same year after the White Lion album Fight to Survive was released in Japan he replaced Nicky Capozzi in the band. The band gained worldwide success with the release of the albums Pride, Big Game and Mane Attraction. in the Spring of 1991 and after a British tour, the rhythm section of D'Angelo and former White Lion bassist James Lomenzo had been dispensed with, reports varying as to whether the duo walked or were pushed out.
Post-White Lion career (1992–present)
The pair would re-emerge playing with Ace Frehley's live band, but D'Angelo had a short term with the band. In 1993 both D'Angelo and LoMenzo performed with Zakk Wylde as Lynyrd Skynhead, who upon D'Angelo's dismissal from the band would become Pride & Glory. In 1996 D'Angelo joined the seminal Orange County band Pirates of Venus and stayed with the band through 1998. D'Angelo ran a recording studio in Los Angeles for a while before becoming involved in the film world, working as a producer on the children's movie Pumpkin Hill in 1997. He is also a former drummer for the band AntiProduct. He is currently working out of his home studio, and was supposed to fill in for Johnny Dee on Britny Fox's 2007 summer tour but broke his foot when a crash cymbal fell on it during rehearsal. Recently he Joined Greg Leon Invasion featuring Greg Leon (ex Dokken, ex Quiet Riot) and also Ratt singer Stephen Pearcy's solo project.