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John Tempesta

John Tempesta

Real/full name:
John Joseph Tempesta
59 (born Sep 26th, 1964)
Place of birth:
United States (New York City, New York)


- Served as drum tech for Charlie Benante, drummer of Anthrax earlier in his career. He is referenced in the band's rendition of "Friggin' in the Riggin'," with lyrics about the band's crew members.
- John was reportedly in D.R.I. for a couple of months in 1991, following Tim Mallare's brief tenure with the band, and before Rob Rampy was hired as a permanent member.

Motor Sister


2015 Ride Drums
2022 Get Off Drums

The Cult

Drums (2006-present)


Drums (1991)


Drums (1989-1993)

1990 The Lunatic Parade (Single) Drums
1990 Objection Overruled (Single) Drums
1990 Impact Is Imminent Drums
1991 Good Friendly Violent Fun (Live album) Drums
1992 Thorn in My Side (Single) Drums
1992 Force of Habit Drums


Drums (2004-2006)

2004 Size Matters Drums


Drums (1997)

Rob Zombie

Drums (1997-2005)

Scum of the Earth

Drums, Vocals (2003-2006)

Temple of the Black Moon



Drums (1993-1994, 2005)

1994 Dog Faced Gods (Single) Drums
1994 Wach auf! (Split) Drums
1994 Low Drums
1996 The Best of Testament (Compilation) Drums (tracks 8, 13)
1997 Signs of Chaos: The Best of Testament (Compilation) Drums (tracks 5, 10, 16, 17)
2000 The Very Best of Testament (Compilation) Drums (track 15)
2001 First Strike Still Deadly Drums (as "John (The Storm) Tempesta")
2004 Days of Darkness (Compilation) Drums
2005 Live in London (Live album) Drums (tracks 1–8)
2005 Live in London (Video) Drums
2019 Draw the Line (Single) Drums
(show all)

The Dead Daisies

Drums (2014)

Two-Bit Thief


White Zombie

Drums (1994-1998)

1995 More Human than Human (Single) Drums
1995 Electric Head Pt. 2 (Single) Drums
1995 Real Solution #9 (Single) Drums
1995 Astro-Creep: 2000 - Songs of Love, Destruction and Other Synthetic Delusions of the Electric Head Drums
1996 El Phantasmo and the Chicken-Run Blast-o-Rama (Single) Drums
1996 Super-Charger Heaven (Single) Drums
1996 Ratfinks, Suicide Tanks and Cannibal Girls (Single) Drums
1996 Blood, Milk and Sky (Single) Drums
1996 I'm Your Boogie Man (Single) Drums
1996 The Heavy Stuff Sampler (EP) Drums
1996 The One (Split) Drums
1996 Supersexy Swingin' Sounds Drums
2003 Past, Present & Future (Split) Drums (tracks 3-6)
(show all)


Drums (2021)


Drums (2011)

Graham Bonnet Band

2022 Day Out in Nowhere Drums (track 8)

Hatchets for Hands

2022 Mephisits (Single) Drums


2000 Iommi Drums (track 2)
Added by: Spenot Modified by: VladimirCokorilo
Added on: 2011-04-09 05:52:50 Last modified on: 2023-08-09 03:17:38
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