Biography

The list of musicians that Alain Johannes has worked with reads like an encyclopedia of California rock history. In high school he was in bands with Flea, Hillel Slovak, Jack Irons and Anthony Kiedis, all of whom would later play with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Later Alain formed Eleven with Natasha Shneider and Jack Irons. They toured with Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, and for several years recorded and toured with Queens of the Stone Age.

In the recording studio, Alain has worked with Chris Cornell, No Doubt, Mark Lanegan, Jimmy Eat World, Brody Dalle and Arctic Monkeys.

He's been a touring member of Them Crooked Vultures as well as the Sound City Players which performed in connection with the documentary, "Sound City." Alain co-wrote and performed "Trick With No Sleeve" with Dave Grohl and Josh Homme for the movie.

Alain continues to write and record his own music, and released his latest solo album, "Fragments and Wholes Vol. 1" in November 2014.

His latest musical adventure is with the Alain Johannes Trio -- comprised of Alain and brothers Felo and Cote Foncea. Their first single, “Luna A Sol,” featuring Mike Patton on vocals, will be released on Ipecac Records in September 2018.

Releases

Cover for “Luna A Sol” (feat. Mike Patton)
“Luna A Sol” (feat. Mike Patton)