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John Darnielle
John Darnielle in 2010

Years Active in The Mountain Goats



Vocals, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Piano

Associated Acts

The Mountain Goats, The Extra Lens, The Seneca Twins, The Bloody Hawaiians, The Congress, The Comedians, #tcot

Darnielle singing and playing in 2006

John Darnielle is a singer-songwriter most famous for being the primary member of the Mountain Goats, although he has also been a member of bands such as The Extra Lens and The Congress. He is married to Lalitree Darnielle.

In the Mountain Goats, John is the vocalist, guitarist, and sometimes pianist. He has been the only constant member of the Mountain Goats throughout their career, often the only member, and almost always the sole songwriter.


With The Mountain Goats[]

See Discography

With The Extra Lens[]

See The Extra Lens#Discography

With The Congress[]

See The Congress#Discography

With The Bloody Hawaiians[]

  • The Magnificent Bloody Hawaiians (1985)
  • Bastard Son (1986)
  • The Threegos (1994)

With The Seneca Twins[]

With #tcot[]

  • #tcot (2015)



  • Black Sabbath's Master of Reality (2008)
  • Wolf in White Van (2014)
  • Universal Harvester (2017)
  • Devil House (2022)

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