|Birth name||Kelly Thomas LeMieux|
|Born||April 7, 1967|
Salem, Oregon, United States
Kelly Thomas LeMieux (born April 7, 1967 in Salem, Oregon, United States) is an American bass player. He is known for his work in the Dave Mustaine project MD.45. He was the touring bass player for Los Angeles punk band Fear in 1997 and 1998. He has toured with Paul Gilbert and appeared on Gilbert's album Vibrato , was a founding member of the Electric Love Hogs, a member of Shrine and 22 Jacks.
LeMieux was the bass player for Goldfinger until 2014 and is a guest instructor for the Portland chapter of the School of Rock. He was also an instructor for Paul Gilbert's Great Guitar Escape.
He has also recorded with Steeve Estatof, the 2004 French Idol winner.
In October 2013 he was announced as replacement for Buckcherry's former bassist Jimmy Ashhurst, for the rest of the band's 2013 touring schedule.In 2013 he also joined stOrk, a progressive metal band led by Thomas Lang.
On July 9, 2016, via his Facebook account, LeMieux revealed that he had been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow with excess immature white blood cells.
Flotsam and Jetsam is an American thrash metal band that was formed in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1981. Before settling on its current name in 1984, the band had existed under three different names, Paradox, Dredlox and Dogz. Their current lineup includes vocalist Eric "A.K" Knutson, guitarists Michael Gilbert and Steve Conley, bassist Bill Bodily, and drummer Ken Mary. Flotsam and Jetsam went through several lineup changes over the years, leaving Knutson as the only constant member. They are also notable for featuring bassist Jason Newsted, who left the band shortly after the release of their debut album to join Metallica as Cliff Burton's replacement.
Faster Pussycat is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985 by vocalist Taime Downe, guitarists Brent Muscat and Greg Steele and bassist Kelly Nickels. The group has since gone through numerous lineup changes leaving Downe as the only constant member. They broke up in 1993, but reformed in 2001. Faster Pussycat has released four studio albums to date: Faster Pussycat (1987), Wake Me When It's Over (1989), Whipped! (1992) and The Power and the Glory Hole (2006). They were one of the most successful hard rock bands of the late 1980s and early 1990s, having sold over two million records worldwide.
Stone Sour was an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1992. The band performed for five years before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2015, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand (guitar), Christian Martucci (guitar), Johny Chow (bass) and Roy Mayorga (drums). Longtime members Joel Ekman and Shawn Economaki left the band in 2006 and 2011, respectively. Former lead guitarist Jim Root left in 2014.
Buckcherry is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, formed in 1995. The band released two albums, Buckcherry (1999) and Time Bomb (2001), before dissolving in 2002. In 2005, lead vocalist Josh Todd and lead guitarist Keith Nelson reformed Buckcherry with a new lineup and released a new album in 2006, 15. It contained Buckcherry's biggest crossover hits to date, "Crazy Bitch", and their first Billboard Hot 100 top ten hit, "Sorry". Their fourth album, Black Butterfly, was released in 2008, and their fifth album, All Night Long, was released in 2010. Buckcherry released their sixth album, Confessions, in 2013, followed by their seventh album Rock 'n' Roll in 2015. They released their eighth album Warpaint in 2019.
Jeffrey Steven Pilson is an American musician best known for being the bass player in Dokken and currently classic rock band Foreigner. He has also had an extended stint with Dio in the 1990s. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, cello, keyboards, piano and mellotron. Pilson played fictional heavy metal bassist Jörgen in the 2001 film Rock Star, and voiced Johnny Cage in the 2011 video game Mortal Kombat.
Brides of Destruction was an American hard rock supergroup from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2002. The band's last lineup consisted of singer London LeGrand (vocals), Tracii Guns and Scot Coogan. Previous members of the band were Nikki Sixx (bass), Kris Kohls (drums), Adam Hamilton (keyboard), John Corabi, Scott Sorry (bass) and Ginger.
Robert Kakaha, also known as Bob Zilla, is an American musician and songwriter who is the bassist for rock band Hush Money. He is best known as the former bassist of heavy metal bands Damageplan and Hellyeah.
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David Kushner is an American musician perhaps best known as the rhythm guitarist for the hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver. Kushner has also been a member of Wasted Youth, Electric Love Hogs, Loaded, Danzig, Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro's solo band, Sugartooth, Zilch while he has also recorded with Infectious Grooves, Cyco Miko and more recently collaborated with Scars on Broadway guitarist Franky Perez releasing songs under the pseudonym of DKFXP, a combination of the initials of Perez and Kushner, as well as working with Indian singer and actress Shruti Haasan.
Troy Jayson Sanders is an American bassist, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of heavy metal band Mastodon, in which he plays bass and sings alongside guitarist Brent Hinds and drummer Brann Dailor. He is also active in Killer Be Killed and Gone Is Gone, as well as being the current touring bassist for Thin Lizzy.
22 Jacks is an American punk rock supergroup, consisting of members of Wax, The Breeders, The Adolescents and Royal Crown Revue. They were active from 1995 to 2001, and again from 2007 on.
Shane Paul Gibson was an American musician best known for being the touring guitarist for the American metal group Korn, after the departure of Brian "Head" Welch in February 2005. He also played the lead guitar for the solo tour of Jonathan Davis from Korn.
Electric Love Hogs were a short-lived American funk rock band formed in San Diego, California in 1991. The band's lineup consisted of John Feldmann, Dave Kushner (guitar), Donni Campion (guitar), Kelly LeMieux (bass) and Bobby Hewitt. They released one self-titled album in 1992, followed by a tour of the United States and United Kingdom, before they disbanded the following year.
stOrk was an American avant-garde metal supergroup, formed by ex-Korn touring guitarist Shane Gibson and drummer Thomas Lang in 2010. The band's debut album, stOrk, was released on January 11, 2009 via MUSO Entertainment. Their second album, Broken Pieces, was released in 2014.
Kill Devil Hill is an American hard rock supergroup, founded in 2011 by drummer Vinny Appice, bassist Rex Brown, guitarist Mark Zavon, and lead vocalist Dewey Bragg. The band is named after the town of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, a location renowned from pirating days.
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Rock 'n' Roll is the seventh studio album by American hard rock band Buckcherry, released on August 21, 2015 by F-Bomb Records. It is the band's first album with bassist Kelly LeMieux and their last album with guitarist Keith Nelson and drummer Xavier Muriel before they both left Buckcherry in 2017, due to disagreements with vocalist Josh Todd over the band's direction.
Hate Me is the fifth studio album by American rock band Escape the Fate. The album was produced by Howard Benson. The album features a new lineup; with Kevin "Thrasher" Gruft on lead guitar, bass, programming and TJ Bell on rhythm guitar and bass. It is the first album without Michael and Monte Money. The album was released on October 30, 2015 through Eleven Seven Music.
Fuck is an extended play album by American hard rock band Buckcherry, released on August 19, 2014 on F-Bomb Records. Every song on the EP has the word "Fuck" in their titles, except for the bonus track, a cover of the Aerosmith song "Mama Kin". The song "Say Fuck It" is a cover of the Icona Pop song "I Love It" with modified lyrics. It is their first release with Kelly LeMieux on bass guitar.