born on 24/7/1961 in Medford, MA, United States
Paul Geary (born July 24, 1961, Medford, Massachusetts) is an American rock and roll drummer and Artist Manager. He is a co-founder and drummer of the heavy metal band, Extreme. He left the group in 1994 to pursue a career in artist management. He was succeeded by former Annihilator drummer Michael Mangini, who is currently the drummer for Dream Theater.
Geary founded Global Artist Management in Boston in 1995. One of his first signings was the then little-known Boston rock band Godsmack who would go on to sell more than twelve million albums under his watch. Geary ran Global Artist Management for 10 years before being acquired by music mogul Irving Azoff and relocating to Los Angeles in 2005.
Geary worked alongside Jared Paul and Irving Azoff at "AGP" AZOFF, GEARY, PAUL MGMT (a division of Front Line Management Group) until January of 2013, at which time Irving Azoff resigned from the company, and Geary and his staff once again became an independent company now called PGM.
Geary's management credits include The Smashing Pumpkins, Alter Bridge, Godsmack, Creed, The Scorpions, Fuel, Steel Panther, Jason Bonham, Hoobastank, Myles Kennedy, and Extreme.
Geary is also co-owner of an authentic Italian restaurant in Boston's North End called TRESCA, along with his partners, hockey star Ray Bourque and real estate mogul Harvey Wilk.
- Erlewine, Stephen Thomas; Leahey, Andrew. [Paul Geary at All Music Guide Biography: Extreme]. AMG. Retrieved on May 7, 2010.
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|Studio albums||Extreme (1989) Pornograffitti (1990) III Sides to Every Story (1992) Waiting for the Punchline (1995) TBA (2008)|
|EPs||Extragraffitti (1990) Running Gag (1995)|
|Compilation albums||The Best of Extreme - An Accidental Collication of Atoms? (1998) Extreme - The Collection (2002)|
|Singles||"Get the Funk Out" "More Than Words" "Decandence Dance" "Hole Hearted" "Song for Love" "Rest in Peace" "Stop the World" "Tragic Comic" "Hip Today"|
|Side projects||DramaGods Mourning Widows Satellite Party Super TransAtlantic Tribe of Judah Van Halen|
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