Gil Sharone

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Gil SharoneGil Sharone_header_cell_0_0_0
Background informationGil Sharone_header_cell_0_1_0
BornGil Sharone_header_cell_0_2_0 (1978-06-02) June 2, 1978 (age 42)

Los Angeles, U.S.Gil Sharone_cell_0_2_1

GenresGil Sharone_header_cell_0_3_0 Avant-garde metal, reggae, funk, jazz, ska, 2 tone, mathcore, alternative rock, punk rock, industrial metal, hip hopGil Sharone_cell_0_3_1
Occupation(s)Gil Sharone_header_cell_0_4_0 MusicianGil Sharone_cell_0_4_1
InstrumentsGil Sharone_header_cell_0_5_0 DrumsGil Sharone_cell_0_5_1
Associated actsGil Sharone_header_cell_0_6_0 Stolen Babies, Puscifer, Dillinger Escape Plan, Fishbone, +44, Marilyn Manson, Bush, Team Sleep, Morgan Heritage, Slightly Stoopid, Jerry CantrellGil Sharone_cell_0_6_1

Gil Sharone (born 1978) is an American drummer and member of the bands Stolen Babies, Team Sleep, and formerly The Dillinger Escape Plan and Marilyn Manson. Gil Sharone_sentence_0

He was also a fill in for the punk rock band +44. Gil Sharone_sentence_1

His twin brother is Rani Sharone, also of Stolen Babies. Gil Sharone_sentence_2

Sharone is highly regarded as one of the most versatile touring/session drummers in the world, due to his work on classic-styled ska, Rocksteady and reggae, while also working in punk rock and industrial metal. Gil Sharone_sentence_3

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Sharone supported Mark Hoppus's band +44 when Travis Barker broke his arm. Gil Sharone_sentence_4

Gil toured around Europe, Japan and Australia with +44 in early 2007. Gil Sharone_sentence_5

It is believed he learned all of +44's setlist on the flight from America to Europe. Gil Sharone_sentence_6

He played on Travis's OCDP Drum Kit, which is a custom made transparent green. Gil Sharone_sentence_7

He started using Drum Workshop drums and hardware in October 2011. Gil Sharone_sentence_8

Sharone also recorded the drum tracks on the third Dillinger Escape Plan record Ire Works, and joined the band during all of their tour dates in 2008 (he played the European tour in early 2008 both with Dillinger and also as support with Stolen Babies). Gil Sharone_sentence_9

Gil also performed on Maynard James Keenan's V Is for Vagina album by Puscifer. Gil Sharone_sentence_10

In January 2009, it was announced that Sharone had parted ways with Dillinger Escape Plan, due to his focus on Stolen Babies and other personal projects including his DVD, Wicked Beats, based on the drumming styles of Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae. Gil Sharone_sentence_11

Wicked Beats will be released through Hudson Music late 2010. Gil Sharone_sentence_12

Sharone played Teenage Alex on an episode of Full House along with his twin brother, who played Teenage Nicky. Gil Sharone_sentence_13

In November 2013, Sharone began working with Marilyn Manson on a new album. Gil Sharone_sentence_14

On January 15, 2015, The Pale Emperor was released. Gil Sharone_sentence_15

Sharone worked on the follow up album, Heaven Upside Down, released October 6, 2017. Gil Sharone_sentence_16

In March 2019, Sharone announced that he was quitting the band. Gil Sharone_sentence_17

Sharone was featured on Reggae Grammy winners Morgan Heritage track "So Amazing" on the album Strictly Roots (2016). Gil Sharone_sentence_18

You can also hear his work playing on the film scores to "John Wick," "John Wick 2," "Slackers" and the TV shows, "Salem," "Kingdom," and the Netflix series "The Punisher (2017)". Gil Sharone_sentence_19

On December 6th and 7th 2019, Sharone joined his former bandmate Greg Puciato and Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains for two sold-out concerts in Los Angeles, performing songs from Cantrell’s solo career as well as Alice In Chains. Gil Sharone_sentence_20

These were Cantrell’s first solo concerts since 2004. Gil Sharone_sentence_21

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