Adam Jones

Adam Jones

Adam Thomas Jones (born January 14, 1965) is a three time Grammy Award-winning American musician and visual artist, he is the guitarist for the band Tool. Rolling Stone rated Jones as the 75th Greatest Guitarist of all time and ranked 9th in Guitar World's Top 100 Greatest metal Guitarists.

About Adam Jones

Adam Thomas Jones (born January 14, 1965) is a three time Grammy Award-winning American musician and visual artist, best known for his position as the guitarist for Grammy-Award winning band Tool. Jones has been rated the 75th Greatest Guitarist of all time by the Rolling Stone and placed 9th in Guitar World's Top 100 Greatest metal Guitarists. Jones is regularly credited for a majority of Tool's music videos. Jones was born in Park Ridge, Illinois, raised in Libertyville, Illinois. He was accepted into the Suzuki program, and continued to play violin through his freshman year in high school. He then began to play an acoustic bass for three years in an orchestra. In addition to playing classical music, Jones played bass guitar in the band Electric Sheep, with Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, until Jones moved to California (Morello soon followed). According to both of them, the band was quite unpopular at the time.