Albert Hammond, Jr.

Born Apr 9, 1980

Albert Louis Hammond, Jr. is an American musician and member of the garage rock band The Strokes, in which he plays the most of the riffs and other times the solos, and keyboards sometimes live. He is also a solo musician. His father, Albert Hammond, whose career was primarily in the 1960s and 1970s, had even greater success on the singles charts as a songwriter and occasional singer.… Read More

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1980 Birth Born on April 9, 1980.
1985 5 Years Old His trademark is wearing formal three-piece suits, and has been said by bandmate Julian Casablancas to be the most influential on the band's style. Hammond is usually seen playing a 1985 '70s reissue Olympic White Fender Stratocaster or Gibson Les Paul Jr. that is sometimes used by bandmate Nick Valensi. … Read More


2001 21 Years Old Though vocalist Julian Casablancas is the primary songwriter in The Strokes, Hammond co-wrote the track "Automatic Stop" with Casablancas for the group's second album, Room on Fire. He has also been credited with writing three mostly instrumental songs ("Swiss Beats", "Holland", and "By The Way") for the band's 2001 tour video entitled In Transit. … Read More
2005 25 Years Old In October 2005, Hammond and Ben Kweller released a version of "Wait" on This Bird Has Flown – A 40th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles' Rubber Soul.
…  Hammond, Jr. released his debut album Yours To Keep in 2006 and followed up with ¿Cómo Te Llama? in 2008 and his EP, AHJ in 2013.
…  The music video debuted online in March 2007. … Read More
On 20 March 2008, Hammond posted a blog entry on MySpace in which he revealed the title of his second album, ¿Cómo Te Llama? … Read More


In an interview with Har Mar Superstar in July 2013, Hammond revealed that he had recorded a five-song EP on Julian Casablancas' Record Label, Cult Records. … Read More
2014 34 Years Old On June 22, 2014, a photo was posted to Hammond's official Facebook page of himself in a room with other musicians and the caption, "the start of something new; LP 3," suggesting that he is working on a third full-length album.
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On May 12, 2015, Hammond, Jr. announced via his social media networks that his third LP, Momentary Masters, would be available from July 31, 2015 in the US, via Vagrant Records. … Read More
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