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John Feldmann

John Feldmann

John Feldmann


John Feldmann is an American musician and producer who sings with the band, Goldfinger. Feldmann started playing music when he was 13, after hearing Mommy's Little Monster by Social Distortion. He moved to LA in 1988 and formed a band called 'Electric Love Hogs'. He was signed to Polygram in 1990 and dropped in 1992. Feldmann then formed Goldfinger in 1994. They were signed to Mojo/Universal in 1995 and have toured extensively. According to his official website, [http://www. Read more on Last.fm
John Feldmann is an American musician and producer who sings with the band, Goldfinger. Feldmann started playing music when he was 13, after hearing Mommy's Little Monster by Social Distortion. He moved to LA in 1988 and formed a band called 'Electric Love Hogs'. He was signed to Polygram in 1990 and dropped in 1992. Feldmann then formed Goldfinger in 1994. They were signed to Mojo/Universal in 1995 and have toured extensively.

According to his official website, [http://www.Johnfeldmann.com link title, he holds a Guiness world record for his feat of performing 385 shows in 1996. As an A&R representative for Warner Bros. Records he has signed The Used, Goldfinger, Showoff, Unloco, The Josephine Collective, Bottom Line, City Sleeps, Story of the Year and Mest. He has also done production work for Good Charlotte, Mest, the Used, Story of the Year, Ashlee Simpson, Hilary Duff, Goldfinger, Showoff, The Matches, Atreyu, Bottom Line, City Sleeps, Freddy Wexler, Anthony Green, and No Motiv. A vocal activist for animal and human rights, Feldmann is a vegan and commonly expresses anti-Bush sentiments at live shows. On October 3, 2003, Feldmann's house was raided by the FBI in connection with a campaign against Jerry Greenwalt, the manager of the Los Angeles Department of Animal Services. Greenwald had been targeted by animal rights activists and his car and house had been vandalized. Animal Liberation Front claimed responsibility for the crime.

Upon the raid of Feldmann's house by 30 agents, items were taken that were believed to have been related to the campaign, but the charges were later dropped due to lack of evidence. Feldmann sued over the incident and won. The incident led to the writing of a song, Iron Fist, in which Feldmann expresses the opinion that the United States is a police state and that the FBI, and possibly police department, are tools of the rich to suppress the poor. The song was a track on Goldfinger's 2005 release album Disconnection Notice. Read more on Last.fm.

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