John Bechdel

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John Bechdel
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John Bechdel at Toronto during Ministry Tour, May 2008.
Background information
Birth name John Bechdel
Also known as JB
Born (1964-08-23) August 23, 1964 (age 53)
Genres Industrial, alternative metal
Instruments Keyboards, guitar
Years active 1990–present
Labels Sanctuary, 13th Planet
Associated acts Ministry, Fear Factory, Static-X, Ascension of the Watchers, Killing Joke, Prong

John Bechdel (born August 23, 1964) is a keyboardist, and has been a part of bands such as Ministry,[1] Fear Factory, Abstinence, Prong, Killing Joke, Murder, Inc. and Brian Brain. He has since worked with False Icons and Ascension of the Watchers.[2]

Bechdel's sister is cartoonist and author Alison Bechdel; John Bechdel is mentioned in her memoir Fun Home[3] and its stage musical adaptation.[4]


  1. ^ "An Interview with John Bechdel of Ministry". (in Hungarian). Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. 
  2. ^ "An Interview with John Bechdel". Lollipop (66). 
  3. ^ Bechdel, Alison (2006). Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. New York: Houghton Mifflin. p. 36. ISBN 0-618-47794-2. 
  4. ^ Sommer, Elyse (2013-10-13). "A CurtainUp Review: Fun Home". CurtainUp. Retrieved 2014-08-11.