Deen Castronovo: Wikis


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Deen Castronovo

Deen Castronovo with Journey on July 16, 2008. Photo by Matt Becker
Background information
Born August 17, 1965 (1965-08-17) (age 44)
Westminster, California, US
Genres Hard rock, speed metal, instrumental rock
Occupations Musician
Instruments Drums, Vocals
Years active 1980s–present
Associated acts Cacophony, Bad English, Journey, The Enemy, Wild Dogs, Dr. Mastermind, Hardline, Planet Us, Soul Sirkus, G/Z/R, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Vai, Paul Rodgers, Matthew Ward

Deen Castronovo (born August 17, 1965) is a drummer who has played in various bands, including Cacophony, Bad English, Journey, The Enemy, Wild Dogs, Dr. Mastermind, Hardline, Planet Us, Soul Sirkus, Social Distortion, and Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler's G/Z/R, as well as in backing bands for Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Vai, Paul Rodgers and Matthew Ward. He is the current drummer for the band Journey, performing in such albums as Arrival (2001), Red 13 (2002), Generations (2005), and Revelation (2008), as well as vocally performing such hits as "Mother, Father", "Still They Ride", and "Keep on Runnin'" & occasionally "Faithfully".

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


Personal life

When not on tour, Castronovo lives in Keizer, Oregon.[1]

Album appearances

With Wild Dogs

  • Wild Dogs (1983)
  • Man's Best Friend (1984)
  • Reign Of Terror (1987)

With Dr. Mastermind

  • Dr. Mastermind (1986)

Tony MacAlpine

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  • Maximum Security (1987)
  • Premonition (1994)

With Cacophony

With Marty Friedman

With Bad English

With Joey Tafolla

With Matthew Ward

  • Fortress (1990)

With Hardline

With Ozzy Osbourne

With Steve Vai

With G/Z/R

With Social Distortion

Rush Tribute

  • Working Man - A Tribute to Rush (1996)

With James Murphy

With Journey

With The Hitmaker

  • Don't Stop Believin' (featuring Deen Castronovo) (2006)

With Soul Sirkus

  • World Play

With Paul Rodgers

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Preceded by
Steve Smith
Journey drummer
1997 – present
Succeeded by

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