Patrick Wilson

Born Feb 1, 1969

Patrick "Pat" George Wilson is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the alternative rock band Weezer. He joined the band in 1992. In addition to his work in Weezer, he also fronts his own band, The Special Goodness.

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1969 Birth Patrick Wilson was born in Buffalo, New York on February 1, 1969, and raised in nearby Clarence.
1976 7 Years Old He was introduced to music very early on in his life, making his first musical purchase of Barry Manilow's 1976 album This One's for You. … Read More


1987 18 Years Old After graduating from high school in 1987, Wilson attended a local college briefly, dropping out after one semester. … Read More


1991 22 Years Old Eventually by the spring of 1991, Wilson started a band with Patrick Finn, Matt Sharp, and later Jason Cropper called Sixty Wrong Sausages. … Read More
1992 23 Years Old In January 1992, Sharp reconnected with his former bandmates Cuomo, Wilson, and Cropper, and Wilson showed him material from his and Cuomo's "50 song project." … Read More


2005 36 Years Old …  Wilson also sang lead vocals on Red Album b-sides "Life's What You Make It" (a Talk Talk cover), a cover of "Love My Way" by The Psychedelic Furs, and lead vocals in parts of Weezer's cover of Gary Numan's "Are 'Friends' Electric?," which he had sung live with Weezer in 2005.
2008 39 Years Old On Weezer's 2008 Troublemaker tour, Wilson played drums and sang lead vocals first on a three part lead vocal with Scott Shriner and Rivers Cuomo on "My Name is Jonas"; sang lead vocals and played lead guitar on "Automatic" and covers of Nirvana's "Sliver," Oasis's "What's the Story (Morning Glory)," and Pink Floyd's "Time"; and played drums and sings back-up vocals on "The Greatest Man That Ever Lived."


2009 40 Years Old On Weezer's 2009 tour supporting Blink 182, Josh Freese played drums for Weezer while Wilson played guitar for 90% of their set. … Read More
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