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John Kelly

PERFORMS WITH: Type O Negative

About the Artist

Drummer for Type O Negative since 1993 until Peter Steele’s passing in 2010. Achieved Gold and Platinum status with Type O Negative. Drummer for Danzig since 2002. Also the drummer for - A Pale Horse Named Death, Seventh Void and Seven Witches. Also played with Black Label Society in 2011. Done numerous tours throughout the years.

We asked... Why Gretsch?

I like what Gretsch has done with their new products. I heard a couple of Gretsch kits recently and was blown away! We’re both from Brooklyn!


Dont try to be something you’re not. Enjoy playing.

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