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Jimmy Chamberlin

Jimmy ChamberlinAKA James Joseph Chamberlin

Born: 10-Jun-1964
Birthplace: Joliet, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Drummer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ex-Smashing Pumpkins drummer

During the Smashing Pumpkins 1996 tour, Chamberlin and touring keyboardist Jonathan Melvoin both overdosed on heroin in a New York hotel room. Chamberlin survived, but Melvoin did not. Chamberlin was kicked out of the band, only to rejoin three years later to work on the band's final album.

Wife: Lori Chamberlin (m. Apr-2002)
Daughter: Audrey Chamberlin (b. Dec-2002)

    High School: Joliet Catholic High School, Joilet, IL

    Smashing Pumpkins Drummer, 1988-1996, 1999-2000
    The Last Hard Men 1996
    Zwan 2001-3
    The Jimmy Chamberlin Complex
    Drug Overdose Heroin, 12-Jul-1996
    unknown detox facility
    Risk Factors: Heroin

    Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (24-Apr-2010) · Himself
    Vieuphoria (1994) · Himself

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