John Petrucci

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Birthday
12, 1967
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
Long Island, NY

About

Renowned guitarist who founded the progressive metal band Dream Theater. He was ranked as the #17 greatest guitarist in Guitar World Magazine.

Before Fame

He started playing guitar when he was twelve years old. His quintet first performed under the name Majesty, later changing to Dream Theater.

Trivia

In 2009 he was ranked #2 in the book The 100 Greatest Metal Guitarists behind Dave Mustaine.

Family Life

He married Rena Sands in 1993, whom is a guitarist in the all-female heavy metal band Meanstreak. They have three children named Samantha, Renato, and Kiara.

Associated With

He was childhood friends with Dream Theatre keyboardist Kevin Moore, whose cover band he joined growing up.