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Story of Adrenaline Mob

  • The band was formed in early 2011 and had its first live performance on June 24, 2011, at the Hiro Ballroom in New York City, with the addition of bass player Paul Di Leo (Fozzy), and rhythm guitarist Rich Ward (Stuck Mojo/Fozzy).
  • On January 7, 2012, the band announced the departures of Rich Ward and Paul Di Leo due to scheduling conflicts with their other bands. On February 8, 2012, it was announced that John Moyer (Disturbed) was Adrenaline Mob’s new bass player. Moyer made his on-stage debut with the group on March 12, at New York City’s Hiro Ballroom, a day before the release of Omertà.
  • On January 31, 2013, the band announced the release of an EP of cover songs entitled Covertá; it was released on March 12, 2013.
  • On August 4, 2014, Moyer informed his fans via Facebook and Twitter that he would not be joining Adrenaline Mob on an upcoming planned tour. In response, Adrenaline Mob announced that they were in search of a new bass player, effectively ending Moyer’s tenure with the band. Shortly after, the band selected Erik Leonhardt as its new bass player.
  • On January 6, 2015, the group announced they would release a new covers album, Dearly Departed, through Century Media on February 9 in Europe (digital only) and on February 10 in North America.
  • On March 22, 2017, the band announced the release of a new album called We The People, with its title, album artwork and some songs inspired by the 2016 United States presidential election. They also announced a new bass player and drummer: DavidDave ZZablidowsky (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Jeff Scott Soto band) and Jordan Cannata, respectively.
  • On July 14, 2017, while travelling to St. Petersburg for a concert, the band’s RV had pulled off I-75 in Micanopy, Florida due to a flat tire. It was hit by a tractor-trailer. Later that night, former drummer Mike Portnoy confirmed via Twitter that bassist David Zablidowsky had been killed. Band members Mike Orlando, Russell Allen, and Jordan Cannata were also seriously injured in the accident. Jane Train, the band’s tour manager, was seriously injured in the accident, suffering significant burns. She had been taken to the University of Florida Health Shands Burn Center in Gainesville, where she remained for five weeks until her death on August 23 as a result of her injuries.

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Russell Allen

Mike Orlando

AJ Pero

Erik Leonhardt