Born: January 24th, 1967
From: Chicago, Illinois
Personal: Married, 2 children
Instruments: Bass, Chapman Stick
John Myung and his high school friend John Petrucci enrolled together at the Berklee College of Music where they met their future bandmate, Mike Portnoy and, with two other friends, formed the band Majesty. This early band would later undergo more changes to the lineup, and change its name to Dream Theater.
John's outside projects include the Jelly Jam, along with Rod Morgenstein and Ty Tabor. In 2010, John was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame and impressively, in 2010, was named the Greatest Bassist of All Time in Music Radar's reader's poll.
John's early influences include Chris Squire, Steve Harris, and Geddy Lee, and their respective bands Yes, Iron Maiden, Rush.