Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthMay 2, 1962
SpouseNatasha Shneider
Factvocalist and guitarist for the rock group Eleven


Alain Johannes is a Chilean-American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known as a founding member of the rock band Eleven, and as a former member of Queens of the Stone Age. Johannes has also worked with other artists such as Chris Cornell, Mark Lanegan, PJ Harvey, and Them Crooked Vultures.

Johannes was born in Santiago, Chile, on May 2, 1962. His father, Nicolas, was a film director, and his mother, Maria, was an actress. Johannes has two older sisters, Isabel and Alejandra. When Johannes was four years old, his family moved to Hollywood, California.

Johannes began playing guitar when he was eight years old. He was influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, and Black Sabbath. Johannes attended Fairfax High School. He met future Eleven bandmate Natasha Shneider in high school.

After high school, Johannes began working as a session musician. He played on albums by Daniel Lanois, PJ Harvey, and Chris Cornell. He also played on the soundtrack for the film “Singles”.

In 1991, Johannes formed Eleven with Shneider and drummer Jack Irons. The band released their debut album “Awake in a Dream” in 1993. The album was followed by “Avantgardedog” (2000) and “Howling at the Moon” (2003).

In 2005, Johannes joined Queens of the Stone Age. He played on the albums “Era Vulgaris” (2007) and “…Like Clockwork” (2013). He left the band in 2013.

Johannes has also released three solo albums: “Spark” (2010), “Fragments and Wholes” (2011), and “Absent Futures” (2016).

Johannes has been married twice. His first marriage was to Natasha Shneider. The couple divorced in 2008. Johannes married his second wife, Tanya O’Callaghan, in 2013. The couple have two daughters.

Johannes has a net worth of $5 million.

General Info

Full NameAlain Johannes
Date Of BirthMay 2, 1962
ProfessionRecord producer, Multi-instrumentalist, Audio engineer, Bassist, Songwriter, Endless Eyes, Unfinished Plan, Make God Jealous
EducationFairfax High School

Family

SpouseNatasha Shneider

Accomplishments

Music GroupsEndless Eyes, Unfinished Plan, Make God Jealous, Eleven, The Desert Sessions, Spinnerette, What Is This?, Ten Commandos

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Facts

#Fact
1Formed the band What Is This? in 1984 with Hillel Slovak, bassist Chris Hutchinson, and drummer Jack Irons (the latter two participated with Walk the Moon, and Irons continued with Eleven until 1995, when he joined Pearl Jam).
2Formed the band What Is This? with Hillel Slovak, bassist Chris Hutchinson, and drummer Jack Irons (the latter two participated with Walk the Moon, and Irons continued with Eleven until 1995, when he joined Pearl Jam).
3Teamed wih Natasha Shneider in 1987 to form the band Walk the Moon, which they renamed Eleven in 1991.
4vocalist and guitarist for the rock group Eleven

Pictures

Movies

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sound City2013Documentary performer: "A Trick with No Sleeve", "Your Wife Is Calling", "Centipede" / writer: "A Trick with No Sleeve", "Centipede"
20122009/Iwriter: "Time for Miracles"
Guitar Hero 52009Video Game writer: "Make it With Chu"
Morning Light2008Documentary performer: "Miss Sunshine" / writer: "Miss Sunshine"
Catwoman2004writer: "Who's In Control"
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys2002"All The Same"
Aqua Teen Hunger Force2000TV Series performer: "Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1"
Great Expectations1998producer: "Sunshower"
Freejack1992writer: "Break the Spell" - as A. Johannes
Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever1991writer: "You Are Mine"

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gutterdammerung2016composer: theme song
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys2002music mixer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wild Life1984

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sound City2013DocumentaryHimself
Saturday Night Live2010TV SeriesHimself
Queens of the Stone Age: Over the Years and Through the Woods2005DocumentaryHimself
Rove Live2005TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself - Queens of the Stone Age

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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