Angelo Barbera grew up in southern California, the youngest of four children. He has two sisters and one brother, and started playing bass at the age of 12 when he sneaked into the Starwood to watch the bass player for Linda Ronstadt. Angelo has played bass with Martha Davis and The Motels, Red Square Black, Lita Ford, Perfect Stranger, and many others. He joined the Robby Krieger Band in 2000 as the bass player. He also worked on the "What’s Going On" tribute in 2001. In September 2000 Angelo was onstage with The Doors when they recorded VH-1 Storytellers. It was first broadcast in November of that year, and gets re-run regularly on VH-1. Beginning in summer of 2002, Angelo became involved with the rehearsals and shows that The Doors played in September at the L.A. House of Blues, and then in Fontana, CA and Ontario, Canada for the Harley-Davidson Open Road Tour to celebrate their 100th anniversary. That led into additional show dates in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Texas, NYC, Boston, Philly, Connecticut, and Florida. Many more tour dates followed for the balance of 2003 and 2004.
Angelo also plays in another band, I-94 (formerly Bottlefly). http://www.i94music.comhttp://www.myspace.com/barberaangelo