Johnny Rod

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Johnny Rod
Birth name John Tumminello
Born (1957-12-08) December 8, 1957 (age 60)
Genres Heavy metal, glam metal, hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar, guitar, vocals
Years active 1983-present
Associated acts King Kobra
W.A.S.P., Geronimo

Johnny Rod (born John Tumminello on December 8, 1957) is an American bass guitar player. One of the early bands he was active in was King Kobra, from 1983 to 1986. In 1986 he joined the heavy metal band W.A.S.P..[1] Johnny Rod used both Fender (the Fender Precision bass is his all-time favorite) and B.C. Rich basses during his career. His main bass with W.A.S.P. was a yellow B.C. Rich Ironbird bass. In 2010, he reunited with King Kobra.


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Biography-W.A.S.P." Allmusic. Retrieved 21 February 2010.