Cartellone performing in Birmingham, Alabama on June 23, 2009
|Born||June 7, 1962|
Solon, Ohio, United States
|Occupation(s)||Musician, artist, drummer|
Cartellone is the former drummer of Damn Yankees (1989–1996, 1998-2001) and a former drummer for Accept (1996). After Damn Yankees broke up, Cartellone worked as the touring drummer for Ted Nugent and later John Fogerty before settling in with Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Cartellone has toured and recorded with a wide variety of artists including Adrian Belew, Jack Blades (after the dissolution of Damn Yankees), Cher, John Fogerty, Peter Frampton, Brad Gillis, Wolf Hoffmann, Eddie Jobson, Freddie Mercury, Tommy Shaw (before and after the formation of Damn Yankees), Shaw Blades, Joe Lynn Turner, and John Wetton.
- Damn Yankees
- "In My Defence", The Great Pretender, 1992
- " You're Invited But Your Friends Can't Come", Encino Man (Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), 1992
- Gilrock Ranch, 1993
- Battle Lines, 1994
- The Studio Recordings Anthology, 2015
- Hallucination, 1995
- Predator, 1996
- Classical, 1997
- Edge of Forever, 1999
- Christmas Time Again, 2000
- Vicious Cycle, 2003
- Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyve: The Vicious Cycle Tour, 2004
- God & Guns, 2009
- Live from Freedom Hall, 2010
- Last of a Dyin' Breed, 2012
- Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd & Second Helping Live From Jacksonville At The Florida Theatre, 2015
- Steve Fister
- Age of Great Dreams, 1999
- Jack Blades, 2004
- Second Hand Life, 2007
- Jukebox in My Head, 2009
- Will Rap Over Hard Rock for Food, 2009
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