|Jon Philip Theodore (born December 30, 1973) is best known as a former member of The Mars Volta and as the current drummer for Queens of the Stone Age. Theodore is also a member of One Day as a Lion and hard rock supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra.
Known for his explosive, multi-textural playing style, Theodore was a member of both Golden and Royal Trux before joining The Mars Volta in 2001.
Theodore remained within the band for five years, recording the band's first three studio albums, De-Loused in the Comatorium (2003), Frances the Mute (2005) and Amputechture (2006), before departing at the request of guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López.
Jon Theodore subsequently formed a collaboration with Rage Against the Machine vocalist Zack de la Rocha, entitled One Day as a Lion, and performed on Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd's solo album, The Wild Trapeze (2010).
In 2012, Theodore replaced his Mars Volta successor Thomas Pridgen in the supergroup Giraffe Tongue Orchestra.
In 2013, Theodore joined Queens of the Stone Age, replacing Joey Castillo.
Jon Theodore contributed to the band's sixth studio album, ...Like Clockwork (2013), and joined them on their accompanying tour.
Jon Theodroe plays a DW Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Drumheads and Vic Firth Sticks.
ONE DAY OF A LION
Queens Of The Stone Age
The Mars Volta
One Day As A Lion
Cedric Bixler Zavala
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra
Saber Tooth Tiger
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