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Danny Carey (II)

Born in Lawrence, Kansas as Daniel Edwin Carey. Grew up in Paola, Kansas. Has two brothers. Danny received a scholarship in High School to go to the Conservatory of Music in Kansas City. Went to the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His first concert was Lynyrd Skynyrd. He played as a studio drummer early on with Carole King. He is now living ... See full bio »

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Man of Steel
Man of Steel Music Department
Tool: Salival
Tool: Salival Composer
Free Birds
Free Birds Danny
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Himself, drummer, Tool


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 2001 Tweeked
 2000 Tool: Salival (Video)
 1996 Tool: Stinkfist (Video short)
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 2013 Free Birds
Danny (voice)
 2004 Jail Bait (Short)
Pigmy Love Circus
 1992 Green Jelly: Cereal Killer (Video)
Danny Longlegs / Drummer (song "Electric Harley House (Of Love)")
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 2013 Free Birds (featured musician: drums)
 2013 Man of Steel (musician: drum orchestra)
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 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Parabola", "Schism", "Vicarious")
 2000 Tool: Salival (Video) (writer: "Hush", "Sober", "Prison Sex", "Stinkfist", "Ænema", "Third Eye" (Live), "Part of Me" (Live), "Pushit" (Live), "Merkaba", "L.A.M.C.")
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 2013 Strong Characters, Legendary Roles (Video short) (special thanks)
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 2016 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Musician
- Justin Theroux/Tim Meadows/Naomi Ekperigin/Danny Carey (2016) ... Himself - Guest Musician
- January Jones/Mike Colter/Chris Lane/Danny Carey (2016) ... Himself - Guest Musician
- Samuel L. Jackson/Cecily Strong/Spike Feresten/Danny Carey (2016) ... Himself - Guest Musician
- Will Forte/Mandy Moore/David Ortiz/Danny Carey (2016) ... Himself - Guest Musician
 2010 Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (Documentary)
Himself, drummer, Tool
 2001 Badsville (Video)
 2000 Tool: Salival (Video)

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Drummer and songwriter for multi-platinum musical group Tool. Drummer for musical group Pigmy Love Circus.

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6' 5" (1.96 m)

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