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FactFormer member of Megadeth.

Jimmy DeGrasso is an American drummer who has played with some of the biggest names in rock music, including Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth and Ratt. He is a highly respected figure in the drumming community and has won numerous awards for his skills.

DeGrasso was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 16, 1963. His father was a jazz drummer and his mother was a classical pianist. DeGrasso began playing drums at the age of five and quickly developed a passion for music. He studied at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston and graduated with a degree in music performance.

DeGrasso’s first professional gig was with the band Black N’ Blue. He then went on to play with Y&T, White Lion and Megadeth. He joined Alice Cooper’s band in 1999 and has been touring and recording with them ever since. In 2006, DeGrasso joined Ozzy Osbourne’s band and has been touring with him ever since.

DeGrasso is a highly sought-after drummer and has played on numerous albums by other artists. He has also appeared on television shows such as The Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.

DeGrasso is married to his wife Lora and they have two children together. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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Full NameJimmy DeGrasso
EducationLiberty High School


Music GroupsMegadeth, Black Star Riders, Suicidal Tendencies, Y&T, MD.45, Ratt, White Lion, F5, Dokken, Alice Cooper, Ministry, Mama's Boys, Killing Machine, Hail!, Talas
MoviesUltimate Drummers Weekend #11

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1Drummer with San Fransisco band Y&T. 1988 - date (along with Stef Burns) both ex Alice Cooper.
2Drummer for Megadeth [July 1998]
3(1999 - present) Drummer of Megadeth
4Former member of Megadeth.



Rude Awakening2002Video documentaryHimself / drummer
Woodstock '991999TV SpecialHimself
A Fistful of Alice1997TV Short documentaryDrummer
Wayne's World1992Himself - Drummer, Alice Cooper Band

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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