John Gensmer is a Minnesota native with an eclectic background in music and drumming. Known for his hard work and dedication to his craft, and his unwillingness to sacrifice quality in a performance, he is a go-to choice for fill-in work by many bands, across various styles, in the Twin Cities Metro area.
John currently plays drums full-time in Arch Allies, America's Premier Tribute Band, and Wicked Garden, The Midwest's Leaders in 90's Rock.
Other associated acts are:
Fookey (a Chris Hawkey band, featuring former NFL LB, Pete Bercich, and former NHL RW, Mark Parrish)
Coyote Wild (regular fill-in for this popular country band)
Nopathy (an original metal band)
Noptober Rust (A Tribute to Type O Negative)
John previously recorded and toured professionally with Metal Blade recording artists, Epicurean, who released "A Consequence of Design" in 2008. Toured with former Century Media recording artists, Warbringer, on their "Waking Into Nightmares" album cycle.