Deen Castronovo

From Drumstick Collector Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Deen Castronovo (born (1965-08-17) August 17, 1965 (age 54) in Westminster, CA) is an American drummer and singer who has played in several notable hard rock and metal acts, such as Cacophony, Bad English (1987–1991), Journey (1998–present), Wild Dogs, Dr. Mastermind, Hardline (1991–1992), Planet Us, Soul Sirkus (2003-2005), Social Distortion (1995–1996), and Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler's G/Z/R (1995–1997), as well as in backing bands for Ozzy Osbourne, Vasco Rossi, Steve Vai, Paul Rodgers and Matthew Ward. He is the current drummer for the band Journey, performing on such albums as Arrival (2001), Red 13 (2002), Generations (2005) (in which he also provided lead vocals on two songs), Revelation (2008), and Eclipse (2011), as well as providing lead vocals when performing live such hits as "Mother, Father", "Still They Ride", and "Keep on Runnin'" and occasionally "Faithfully".

He also played on the song "Smoke Of The Revolution" on the Neal Schon solo album Late Nite.

History

Deen Castronovo grew up in Keizer, Oregon, where he still lives. He attended South Salem High School. He has 4 children.

Drumstick Collection

Current Drumstick Count in Collection: 12.

(xxxx) Deen Castronovo - Deen Castronovo signature drumsticks, Bad English (not in collection yet).
1991 (0866) Deen Castronovo - Deen Castronovo signature model drumstick, Hardline.
(0855) Deen Castronovo - Deen Castronovo signature model Johnny Rabb drumstick, Journey.
(0774) Deen Castronovo - used signature model Regal Tip drumstick, Journey.
(0867-0868) Deen Castronovo - new signature model Regal Tip drumstick, Journey.
(0867-0868) Deen Castronovo - new signature model Promark drumstick, Journey.
(2816) Deen Castronovo - used, wrapped signature model Vater drumstick, Journey.