Al Sobrante

Real Name:
John Kiffmeyer
Profile:
Born John Kiffmeyer in 1969, Al Sobrante was a nickname given in reference to his hometown of El Sobrante, California.
Best known for his drumming on Green Day's 39/Smooth album, Al has played a major role in the East Bay punk scene since its inception and has played with bands as such as Isocracy, The Ne'er Do Wells and The Ritalins.
Al now lives in California with his wife and son.
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Al Sobrante Discography Tracks

Vocals

517784-1 Al Sobrante - Kerplunk! album art Green Day Green Day - Kerplunk!(LP, Album, RE + 7", EP, Promo, RE) Reprise Records 517784-1 US 2009 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

MRR 002 Al Sobrante - Turn It Around! album art Various ZBHR (as Al N.) and 1 more… Various - Turn It Around!(2x7", Comp) Maximumrocknroll MRR 002 US 1987 Sell This Version
none Isocracy Isocracy - El Sob Demo(Cass, Promo) Not On Label (Isocracy) none US 1987 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - Bedtime For Isocracy album art Isocracy Isocracy - Bedtime For Isocracy Lookout! Records US 1988 Sell This Version
FLIP LP 30 Al Sobrante - The Big One album art Various I Want To Be Alone Various - The Big One(LP, Comp) Flipside Records FLIP LP 30 US 1991 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - 1,039 / Smoothed Out Slappy Hours album art Green Day Green Day - 1,039 / Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (Comp) Reprise Records Canada 1991 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - Kerplunk! album art Green Day Green Day - Kerplunk! (Album, EP) Lookout! Records US 1991 Sell This Version
67, 1 Al Sobrante - Hello, It Is I, Thee Intolerable Bastard, Child Genius album art The Ne'er Do Wells The Ne'er Do Wells - Hello, It Is I, Thee Intolerable Bastard, Child Genius(7") Lookout! Records, Old Thumb 67, 1 US 1993 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk album art Various Sweet Children (Demo) and 1 more… Various - Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk (Comp) 1-2-3-4 Go! Records US 2018 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk / Lest We Forget album art Various Sweet Children (Demo) and 1 more… Various - Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk / Lest We Forget (Comp) 1-2-3-4 Go! Records, BBT Tapes, 1-2-3-4 Go! Records US 2018 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

none Al Sobrante - 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours album art Green Day Green Day - 1039/Smoothed Out Slappy Hours(Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Lookout! Records none Indonesia 2005 Sell This Version

Production

Al Sobrante - Kerplunk! album art Green Day Green Day - Kerplunk! (Album, EP) Lookout! Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - My Brain Hurts album art Screeching Weasel Screeching Weasel - My Brain Hurts (Album) Lookout! Records, Lookout! Records, Lookout! Records US 1991 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - The Great Lost Trouble Makers Album album art The Trouble Makers (2) The Trouble Makers (2) - The Great Lost Trouble Makers Album (Album) Screaming Apple Germany 1998 Sell This Version

Visual

Al Sobrante - Slappy E.P. album art Green Day Green Day - Slappy E.P. (EP) Lookout! Records US 1990 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - The Shit Split album art Blatz / Filth (2) Blatz / Filth (2) - The Shit Split (Album) Life Is Abuse US 1994 Sell This Version
Al Sobrante - 1,039 / Smoothed Out Slappy Hours album art Green Day Green Day - 1,039 / Smoothed Out Slappy Hours (Comp) Reprise Records Canada 1991 Sell This Version
517708-1, PRO-S-517770, PRO-S-517772 Al Sobrante - 39/Smooth album art Green Day Green Day - 39/Smooth(LP, Album, RE + 7", EP, Promo, RE + 7", EP, Promo,) Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Reprise Records 517708-1, PRO-S-517770, PRO-S-517772 US 2009 Sell This Version