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Michael Cartellone (born June 7, 1962 in Solon, Ohio) is an American musician and the current drummer of Lynyrd Skynyrd (1999–present).

Cartellone is the former drummer of Damn Yankees (1989–1996, 1998-2001) and a former drummer for Accept (1996). He appeared on former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley's 2009 album, Will Rap Over Hard Rock for Food. He has also worked with Eddie Jobson, Tommy Shaw (before and after the formation of Damn Yankees), John Fogerty, Peter Frampton, John Wetton, Freddie Mercury, Cher, Adrian Belew, Brad Gillis, Shaw Blades, Steve Fister, Wolf Hoffmann (solo), Tim Kirker, Jack Blades (after the dissolution of Damn Yankees) and Joe Lynn Turner.

He is also an accomplished painter and ardent Charlie Chaplin and Cleveland Indians fan.

Cartellone uses Pearl drums and and Zildjian cymbals, most notably the A and A custom series, but previously used the Z custom series in the past.







United States

Years active

1973 to present

Date Born

Thursday, June 7, 1962

City Born

Solon, Ohio



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