Doug Pinnick

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Birthday
3, 1950
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Illinois-born musician best known as the bassist and vocalist for the progressive hard rock band King's X. He has become one of the most respected singers in rock, making guest appearances on songs by bands like Pearl Jam and Dream Theater.

Before Fame

He was influenced by Mowtown artists like Aretha Franklin and was in a band called Stone Flower in high school.

Trivia

He is one of the few rock musicians who regularly uses 12-string basses.

Family Life

He came out as gay during an interview with Regeneration Quarterly in 1998.

Associated With

He has been bandmates with drummer Jerry Gaskill in King's X.