John Dolmayan biography

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System of a Down; South Park
...and many more
John Dolmayan

Born July 15, 1973 in Lebanon.
John Dolmayan, a native of Lebanon, soon moved to Toronto.
John played his first real drum parts at 15: "Dad gave me used Roger drumsticks. Then I learned to play Ludwig, who played for 10 years. Great parties!"

John Dolmayan

John always dreamed of being drummer since he was two years old.
John played in different bands before he met others members of SOAD(System Of A Down).
"At the time when the drummer left them, they asked me to take his place. I got along with the guys from the System and we started rehearse. The first time I played with them, it was just a job. I've never had this much experience before this, how much magic is here." John joined the group and never didn't look back.

John Dolmayan

Hobbies: of course, his main task is to be a drummer. John likes to perform at "live" concerts for hundreds and thousands of people so long as he can play, then he is happy.

John Dolmayan

John's other passion has been going on since childhood, love for heroes. comics and main characters. John's collection includes classic video arcade games like Tron and Terminator 2 are also good completely closed Japanese Manga, original comics and books, and valuable protagonists such as The Thing, Punisher, God, Doctor Doom and Iron Man.

John Dolmayan

He was greatly influenced by his father, who played Armenian and Arabic music is as good as jazz. "My father moved back and forth from Lebanon to Canada when I was a child, I went on stage and imitated his drummer."

John Dolmayan

"I studied parts from Billy Idol's Vital idol." "I was looking for a lot of things that I could play and played it from start to finish. the end - the Dickies, Iron Maiden, Rush, Slayer. Then I found my father's jazz albums Who's This, Stan Getz, Miles, Davis, Maynard Ferguson, Al DiMeola. This music stuck in my head "We must try it." No matter what my daddy had I sat down and learned to play, and it helped me in learning drums." John's roots come from the industrial fusion of jazz, rock and metal. John uses all his skills to maintain rhythm in SOAD music.

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: Tama 'Star Classic' Maple
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Hardware: Tama Hardware - MCA63, HS80, HTC87, HC83B,
MC66, HTW99, HC94B, HT510, HTB5
: Tama First Chair Throne - HT510C
: Tama Double Pedal - HP900PTW
Hi-hat Stand: Tama 'Iron Cobra' - HH805
: Paiste Signature
Sizes:
Sticks: Vic Firth 5B model

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan

John Dolmayan