Albert Hammond Jr.
is playing rhythm guitar for The Strokes and he is often the lead guitarist. He was born at 9 April 1980.
Hammond was born in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of British-Gibraltarian musician Albert Hammond and Argentine former model and beauty pageant winner Claudia Fernández.
He was sent to the elite boarding school Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland at the age of 13
He previously dated British supermodel Agyness Deyn.
His major influences are: The Beach Boys, Buddy Holly, Frank Black, Guided By Voices, John Lennon, Matthew Sweet and The Velvet Underground.
- Albert's main guitar is a Fender Stratocaster Arctic White 1985 Reissue of a 1972.
- He released his debut album Yours to Keep in 2006 and followed up with ¿Cómo Te Llama? in 2008