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Chris DeGarmo

Chris DeGarmo

Real/full name:
Christopher Lee DeGarmo
56 (born Jun 14th, 1963)
Place of origin:
United States (Wenatchee, Washington)


Chris is mostly known as the guitarist of Queensrÿche, the band he co-founded, and (co-)wrote most of the material for, during their most commercially successful period.

He quit Queensrÿche to become a commercial airline pilot.


After leaving Queensrÿche, he formed Spys4Darwin with Mike Inez and Sean Kinney of Alice in Chains and Vin Dombroski of Sponge. They released a 6-track EP.

He also toured as a member of Jerry Cantrell's band during his "Boggy Depot" tour.

He played the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game Halftime Show at Qwest Field in Seattle in January 8, 2011, with Michael Wilton, Mike Inez of Alice in Chains ...

The Rue



Guitars (1982-1997, 2003)

1983 Queen of the Reich (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 Live in Tokyo (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1984 Take Hold of the Flame (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 The Warning Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 Warning (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1986 Gonna Get Close to You (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1986 Rage for Order Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1988 Eyes of a Stranger (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1988 Revolution Calling (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1988 The Sounds Machine EP 2 (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1988 Operation: Mindcrime Guitars (electric, acoustic and synth)
1989 I Don't Believe in Love (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1989 Overseeing the Operation (EP) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1989 Video: Mindcrime (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1990 Empire (Single) Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1990 Silent Lucidity (Single) Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1990 Empire Keyboards (track 1), Vocals (backing), Guitars (acoustic), Guitars
1991 Another Rainy Night (Without You) (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Keyboards
1991 Jet City Woman (Single) Vocals (backing), Keyboards, Guitars
1991 Operation: Livecrime (Live album) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1992 Best I Can (Single) Guitars, Backing Vocals, Keyboards
1992 Anybody Listening? (Single) Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1993 Real World (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1993 Building Empires (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Keyboards (as "Chris De Garmo")
1994 Bridge (Single) Cello, Piano, Guitars
1994 I Am I (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1994 The Story So Far... (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1994 Promised Land Guitars, Piano, Cello, Sitar
1995 Someone Else? (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars, Sitar
1997 Hear in the Now Frontier Guitars, Vocals (track 11)
1997 spOOL (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1997 Sign of the Times (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1999 Axe Killer Collection (Compilation) Guitars
2003 Rhythm of Hope (Single) Guitars
2006 Face to Face (Split) Guitars
2014 Storming Detroit (Live album) Guitars
(show all)


Guitars (?-2002)

The Mob

Guitars (1981-1982)

1982 Demo (Demo) Guitars
1983 Queensrÿche (EP) Guitars

Jerry Cantrell

Guitars (1998)

Alice in Chains

2018 Rainier Fog Guitars (acoustic) (track 5)

Jerry Cantrell

2002 Selections from Degradation Trip (EP) Guitars (additional) (track 4)
2002 Anger Rising (Single) Guitars (additional)
2002 Degradation Trip Guitars (additional) (track 3)
2002 Degradation Trip - Volumes 1 & 2 Guitars (additional) (Disc 2) (track 9)


2003 Tribe Guitars

1983 Queensrÿche (EP) Producer


1982 Demo (Demo) Producer
1991 Operation: Livecrime (Live album) Producer
2003 Hear in the Now Frontier Photography
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