At 17, Greg D'Angelo Teamed up with New York City Metal Band Anthrax and played on the bands earliest recordings. Anthrax established a relationship with Megaforce Records and was a part of Metallica's first east coast tour. After Anthrax' performed a series of dates with New York City's metal band Cities, Greg was invited to join the later and agreed. Greg went on to play w Cities for a number of years.

After playing in and around New York City, Greg answered an ad in the Village Voice and won the spot as the drummer for up and coming Brooklyn based White Lion. White Lion spent years touring the east coast, building a following and ultimately signed with Atlantic Records. Their debut album pride was certified Multi Platinum and contained multiple top 40 singles. White Lion embarked on a 2 year world tour to support "Pride" performing with Kiss, Aerosmith, ACDC, Ozzy Osbourne amongst others. Their second album "Big Game" yielded the cover of Golden Earing's "Radar Love" which achieved number 1 status on MTV and remains the only number 1 video to feature a drum solo.