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Drummer for The Rock Band “Cake, Sentenced to 15 years to Life for Sexual Assault of A Child

December 4, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
Drummer for The Rock Band “Cake, Sentenced to 15 years to Life for Sexual Assault of A Child Image courtesy of nydailynews.com

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Peter Ivan McNeal, who is the Drummer for rock band Cake was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years to life in prison for sexually molesting a three-year-old girl.

McNeal, 48, appeared in front of a judge in Los Angeles Tuesday where he was sentenced to 15 years to life behind bars.

According to the L.A. County District Attorney’s office, McNeal was found guilty in March of 2013 of one count of oral copulation of a child 10 years old or younger.

The drummer molested the girl on Thanksgiving in 2009 at a friend’s home where he was a guest in the Hollywood Hills area.

In addition to his prison sentence, the judge ordered the him register as a sex offender.

McNeal has been the drummer for the band since 2001 and has worked with multiple artists including Mike Doughty and Brett Dennen and worked on Norah Jones’ 2009 album “The Fall”.

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