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Hailed by Zildjian as “simply one of the greatest drummers of all time,” as longtime drummer and co-founder of legendary rock giants AEROSMITH, Joey Kramer takes fans back on a tour of his own roots behind the kit before diving into an in-depth discussion of the stories behind the beats to legendary rock classics like “Walk This Way,” “Sweet Emotion,” “Mama Kin,” “Back in the Saddl,” “Last Child,” “Rag Doll,” “Toys in the Attic,” “Crying,” “Dude (Looks Like a Lady),” “Train Kept A Rollin’,” “Make It,” “Love in an Elevator” and countless others from the band’s fabled catalog!  https://twitter.com/joeykramer

No name rings out more dominantly in shaping heavy metal over the past 35 years than Lars Ulrich, drummer of METALLICA, laying some of the most mind-bending beatscapes over epic tracks like “Motorbreath,” “Battery,” “One,” “Ride the Lightning,” “Master of Puppets,” “Sanitarium,” “Of Wolf and Man,” “My Apocolypse,” “Fight Fire with Fire,” “Dyer's Eve,” “Fuel,” “Enter Sandman,” “Hard Wired,” “Blackened,” “Atlas Rise,” and on and on that have come to define and influence multiple generations of Heavy Metal.  A true pioneer, in the opening pages of the book, Lars takes fans on a tour behind the kit and beyond into the heart of his genius!  https://twitter.com/larsulrich

Tommy has been the backbone of Glam Metal founders Mötley Crüefor the past 35 years until the future Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees retired at the end of 2015 after giving a brand new generation of Millennials the thrill ride of a lifetime with the 10 years the band spent almost constantly on tour.  Playing sold-out arenas to millions of new and lifelong fans around the world, Lee for decades stood out as a main attraction for what Rolling Stone highlighted as “gravity-defying drum solos” that became signature over the years.  Long one of Rock & Roll’s greatest showmen behind the kit, Lee is equally celebrated for- and takes fans behind the beats of -Crue classics like “Wild Side,” “Kickstart My Heart,” “Live Wire,” “Shout at the Devil,” “Dr. Feelgood,” “Too Fast For Love,” “Primal Scream” and onward into solo highlights like the Methods of Mayham project. https://twitter.com/MrTommyLand

One of the biggest rock bands in the world after almost 20 years together, only FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins could fill the shoes of former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, the band’s lead guitarist/vocalist.  Taking over from Grohl, who played drums on the band’s first two albums, Hawkins made his studio debut on the band’s third album, There’s Nothing Left to Lose, banging out hits over the next 15 years that include “All My Life,” “Times Like These,” “Best of You,” “D.O.A.”, “No Way Back,” “The Pretender,” and “These Days” among countless other fan favorites from the band’s greatest hits collection, including exclusive commentary on the making of the band’s Grammy-winning Sonic Highways album! https://twitter.com/taylorhawkins

When the Kennedy Center Honors needs a house drummer to back up rock royalty while Presidents are in the audience, whether its Bob Dylan, Merle Haggard or Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Aronoff is the drummer they all call.  Its been so for the past 30 years as Aronoff has reigned as one of rock & roll’s hardest hitting and working drummers of all time, beginning with his tenure behind the kit for 17 years as John Mellencamp’s band racked up hit after hit featuring recognizable drum parts that helped define for fans such classics as “Hurts So Good,” “Jack & Diane,” “Wild Night,” “Paper in Fire,” “Small Town,” “Pink Houses (Ain’t That America,” “The Authority Song,” “Cherry Bomb,” “R.O.C.K. (In the U.S.A.),” “Crumblin’ Down,” “Lonely Ole Night,” and on and on.  Kenny’s second career as one of radio’s most in-demand session drummers began in the late 1980s and continued throughout the next 25 years, producing such # 1 hits as Meatloaf’s comeback hit “I Would Do Anything for Love,” Jon Bon Jovi’s solo break-out hit “Blaze of Glory,” Belinda Carlisle’s first # 1 solo hit “Heaven is a Place on Earth,” Iggy Pop’s (first Top 20 hit) “Candy,” Michael Penn’s breakout hit “No Myth,” Melissa Etheridge’s smash “I Wanna Come Over” and “That Thing You Do” from the motion picture of the same title among countless others.  https://twitter.com/aronoffofficial

JANE’S ADDICTION have long been considered the Led Zeppelin of Alternative Rock, and Stephen Perkins is indeed the equivalent of its John Bonham behind the drums!  Painting such majestic rhythmic soundscapes as captured on epics like “Ted, Just Admit It,” “Three Days,” “Summertime Rolls,” “Then She Did,” and rocket-paced numbers like “Stop,” “Ain’t No Right,” “Hypersonic,” and “Idiots Rule” and power-house performances like “Mountain Song,” “Ocean Size,” “Had a Dad,” “Pigs in Zen,” “Just Because,” “True Nature,” “Superhero” (theme to the popular HBO show Entourage), Perkins has remained one of rock’s premier drumming powerhouses for the past 25+ years.  During Jane’s Addictions’ various hiatuses throughout that time, Perkins has kept the beat going courtesy of high-profile groups like Porno for Pyros (including such popular tracks as the hit “Pets,” “Cursed Female” and “Tahitian Moon”), Banyan (w/bassist Mike Watt), and perhaps a fan-favorite in light of their continual demand on the touring circuit, Infectious Grooves, a super-group that co-starred Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo and Suicidal Tendences frontman Mike Muir based on the popularity of the group’s studio album, The Plague That Makes Your Booty Move… It’s the Infectious Grooves.  Here, Perkins tells all about how he crafted such an incredible catalog and shaped a generation from behind the kit. https://twitter.com/stephenperkins

Matt Sorum is one of the best to ever sit behind the kit, making his bones behind the kit with The Cult on the Sonic Temple tour, catching the ear and eye of Slash and the rest is history as Sorum grabbed the most prized post behind the drums in Rock & Roll with Guns N Roses. Keeping the beat on both of the band's landmark Use Your Illusion albums, his best-known beats include “You Could Be Mine,” “November Rain,” “Double Talkin' Jive,” “Knockin' On Heaven's Door,” and the epic “Locomotive” before continuing on in the early Millennium with Slash and Duff McKagan to form Velvet Revolver along with Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, producing a new generation of hits where Sorum's mastery as a rock player was on display, including highlights like “Slither,” “American Man,” “Set Me Free,” “The Last Fight" and today, continues to tour the world with a supergroup he fronts behind the kit, KINGS OF CHAOS, keeping the beat alongside a revolving line-up of rockstar bandmates including Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott, Billy Idol guitarist Steve Stevens, Stone Sour/Slipknot singer Corey Taylor, vocalist Chester Bennington of Linkin Park, Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, Slash, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Glen Hughes of Deep Purple, Sebastian Bach, The Cult lead guitarist Billy Duffy, etc.https://twitter.com/mattsorum

As one of the four pillars of the foundation of funk and rock’s commercial infusion, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS’ drummer Chad Smith has dazzled fans for the past 25 years, and in his chapter takes fans back to his own beginnings behind the kit and up through the beats behind his amazing catalog of hits that includes “Higher Ground,” “Knock Me Down,” “Stone Cold Bush,” “Taste the Pain,” “Good Time Boys,” “Bloodsugarsexmagic,” “Give It Away,” “Under the Bridge,” “Californication,” “Otherside,” “Scar Tissue,” “By the Way,” “Parallel Universe,” “Easily,” “Strip My Mind,” “Dani California,” “Snow (Hey Oh),” “Raindance Maggie,” and so many more, along with his versatile side-projects, including supergroup Chickenfoot (w/bandmates Joe Satriani, and Van Halen’s Michael Anthony and Sammy Hagar), the Meatbeats, and others!  https://twitter.com/RHCPchad

The elegance of the drum sound driving such radio greats as “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” and “Open Arms” has always been a highlight of the JOURNEY experience, and drummer Steve Smith takes fans of the band on one indeed recounting his years behind the kit for those and other smashes including “Any Way You Want It,” “Stone in Love,” “Whose Crying Now,” “Send Her My Love,” “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart),” “Faithfully,” and “I’ll Be Alright Without You” among others.  Smith’s ranking as # 1 All Around Drummer by Modern Drummer Magazine 5 years in a row came not only from Journey, but equally from Smith’s achievements behind the kit with jazz-fusion group Vital Information over the past 3 decades, and since 2015 has been back on tour with Journey playing arenas and stadiums around the world to multi-generational crowds of fans! https://twitter.com/stevesmithdrums

As co-founder and drummer of the legendary CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL, John Fogerty may have written the songs, but Doug “Cosmo” Clifford came up with the beats to a Greatest Hits collection of a Generation, taking fans inside the creation of such timeless radio staples as “Proud Mary,” “Down On the Corner,” “Have You Ever Seen the Rain?”, “Lookin’ Out My Back Door,” “Fortunate Band,” “Traveling Band,” “Sweet HitchHiker,” “Green River,” “Run Through the Jungle” and so many more!   https://twitter.com/CCRevisited

Jimmy Chamberlin is proud of his roots as a Jazz drummer, and today keeps those chops primed playing the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex on highlight performances like “Time Shift,” “Loki Cat,” “Street Crawler” when not out on the road with his longtime mainstay, Smashing Pumpkins, discussing the creation of the dazzling drum parts behind “I Am One,” “Bullet with Butterfly Wings,” “Today,” “Cherub Rock,” “Tonight, Tonight,” “Geek U.S.A.,” “United States,” “Zero ,” “Siva,” “Snail,” “Siva,” “Mayonaise,” “Window Payne,”and on and on throughout the band's treasured catalog! https://twitter.com/jccomplex

Legendary rock & roll band BON JOVI has the kind of greatest hits collection any band would kill for, and Tico Torres has been behind the kit for every one, including generation-defining classics like “Living on a Prayer,” “You Give Love a Bad Name,” “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “Bad Medicine,” “Lay Your Hands on Me,” “Born to Be My Baby,” “Keep the Faith,” “Have a Nice Day,” “Always,” “Its My Life,” and “Who Says You Can’t Go Home,” sharing with fans the stories behind every beat! https://twitter.com/ticotorres1

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Stewart Copeland, better known as legendary drummer of pioneering New Wave-Punk-Rock icons THE POLICE is the genius behind the ground-breaking beats to "Walking On the Moon," "Don't Stand So Close to Me," "Roxanne," "When The World is Running Down, Make the Best of What's Still Around," "De, Do, Do, Do, De, Da, Da, Da," "Spirits in the Material World," "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic," "Invisible Sun," "King of Pain," "Wrapped Around Your Finger," "Every Breath You Take," and on and on throughout an amazing catalog that is still influencing bands today! www.stewartcopeland.net

Topper Headon has made an art form out of drumming since the revolutionary music he started making with The CLASH back in the 1970s just as “Clash City Rockers,” “Julie’s Been Working for the Drug Squad,” “All the Young Punks (New Boots and Contracts),” “Train in Vain,” “Rock the Kasbah,” “London Calling,” “The Guns of Brixton,” “I Fought the Law,” “Brand New Cadillac,” “Lost in the Supermarket,” “Car Jamming,” “Should I Stay (Or Should I Go),” “Straight to Hell,” “Overpowered by Funk,” “The Crooked Beat,” “The Magnificent Seven,” “I'm Not Down,” “Revolution Rock,” and on and on throughout the band's legendary catalog. www.theclash.com

From "The Power of Love" serenading Michael J. Fox along on his skateboard in the Back to the Future movie to hits iconic pop staples like "Hip to Be Square," "The Heart of Rock & Roll," "I Want a New Drug," "Workin' For a Livin'," "Stuck With You," "Do You Believe in Love," "Jacob's Ladder," "Doin' It All For My Baby," "Its Alright," "Back in Time," "If This is It," "I Know What I Like," and on and on, HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS drummer Bill Gibson has been entertaining fans around the world for generations! www.hueylewisandthenews.com

Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain's drum performances have long been as complex as the musical arrangements of the songs he's accompanying, and here he travels beat by beat through his greatest hits behind the kit, including “Aces High,” “Powerslave,” “Where Eagles Dare,” “The Whicker Man,” “Sea of Madness,” “Be Quick or Be Dead,” “Brighter Than a Thousand Suns,” “New Frontier,” “Mission from 'Arry,” “Sign Of the Cross,” “Seventh Son of a Seventh Son,” “Caught Somewhere in Time,” “Paschendale,” “Alexander the Great,” “The Trooper,” and onward through the band's amazing catalog. https://twitter.com/IronMaiden

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble drummer Chris "Whipper" Layton backed arguably the greatest Rock & Roll Bluesman of his generation, holding down what many to consider to be one of rock's greatest pockets with bassist Chris Layton in Douhble Trouble over a career of classics that re-energized the Blues with Vaughan's supernatural guitar playing overtop Double Trouble's rhythmic foundation for a new generation including "The House is Rockin'," "Pride and Joy," "Texas Flood," "Little Wing," "Crossfire," "Tightrope" and dazzling live performances than ran the band's entire career including the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and the Sydney Opera House among many more. Following Stevie Ray Vaughan's tragic death in 1990, in more recent years, Layton has toured internationally as house drummer for the Hendrix Experience. www.experiencehendrixtour.com https://www.facebook.com/chriswhipperlayton

Few drummers have had as great and lasting an impact on classic rock as legendary Free/Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke, so much so that his beats are still in regular rotation today on hundreds of rock radio stations around the country, and world.  With a catalog that boasts some of the most celebrated rock anthems of all time, including FREE’s legendary “Alright Now” and Bad Company’s “Feel Like Making Love,” “Can’t Get Enough,” “Shooting Star,” “Rock & Roll Fantasy,” “Burnin’ Sky,” “Rock Steady” and “Bad Company” among many others.  Here, he takes fans behind the kit – and scenes – for the stories behind the creation of this famed catalog of classics. www.simonkirkeofficial.com

From “Metropolis Pt. I (The Miracle and the Sleeper),” “Stream of Consciousness,” “Dance of Eternity,” “6:00,” “In the Presence of Enemies,” “Constant Moon,” “Erotomania,” “A Change of Seasons,” “The Glass Prison,” “Under a Glass Moon,” “Honor Thy Father,” “Pull Me Under,” “Panic Attack,” “As I Am,” and onward or his equally-as-dazzling work in the Liquid Tension Experiment, where performances like those contained within “Paradigm Shift” and “Acid Rain” showed how Portnoy indeed has his own way of getting around the kit. Mike's drum performances have long been and continue to be the subject of study and critical applause as evinced by his winning of the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards' Drummer of the Year award for his work behind the kit with the Winery Dogs. He unravels the mystery behind the music here. https://www.mikeportnoy.com

When you’ve had enough of an influence on shaping hard rock to have the Mayor of Los Angeles declares an official “Carmine Appice Day,” you know you’re in the company of true rock royalty.  As a founding member of one of the most influential psychedelic heavy metal bands of all time, VANILLA FUDGE, Appice takes fans back to the creation of such fan favorites as “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,” “Season of the Witch,” and “People Get Ready.”  Hooking up thereafter with ROD STEWART to co-write and keep rhythm on many of the singing superstar’s greatest hits of the later 1970s, including seminal smashes like “Do You Think I’m Sexy?”, “Hot Legs,” and “Young Turks,” Appice’s style as a drummer became so respected that his book “The Realistic Rock Drum Method” remains one of the best-selling drumming instructional book of all time.

https://twitter.com/carmineappice1 http://www.carmineappice.net

Manu Katché has decorated hit record after hit record with his works of rhythmic art for generations, begenning way back in the beginning of Peter Gabriel's solo career with "Biko" before giving Gabriel some of the most orginal drum performances in New Wave history with "Sledge Hammer," "Big Time," "Red Rain," and "In Your Eyes" before hopping over to Sting's all-star solo band to back the former Police frontman on multi-platinum solo albums including ...Nothing Like the Sun, The Soul Cages, and Brand New Day, Robbie Robertson's solo LP featuring the mystic "Broken Arrow" drum performance, guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani's 1995 eponymous LP, Jeff Beck, Jazz great Herbie Hancock, as well as a series of acclaimed solo releases over his 40 year career behind the kit. www.manu-katche.com

Known as the man behind the kit before 500,000 fans for SIMON & GARFUNKEL’s legendary Concert in Central Park, as well as some of rock’s most exciting drum solos, as featured on hits like Paul Simon’s “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” and Yes’s “Aja.”  Hooking up with ERIC CLAPTON in the late 1990s, Gadd became the guitar legend’s mainstay skinsmith for the next 20 years, playing on countless world tours and recent Clapton studio albums including Pilgrim, Riding With the King, Me and Mr. Johnson, Back Home, and Reptile.  Steve also discusses his solo career and the rare achievement for any drummer to release successful solo albums/projects.  www.drstevegadd.com

MC5 lit up like a meteor across the sky when they landed on the scene in the late 1960s, pushing punk and pop into the same cage for the first time to fight it out as a sound emerged that changed the face of rock forever.  Dennis “Machinegun” Thompson was the beat behind that Detroit-born revolution, and here lays out the story for fans behind such ground-breaking anthems as “Kick Out the Jams,” “The American Ruse,” “I Can Only Give You Everything,” “Skunk,” “Shakin’ Street,” “Poison,” “Gotta Keep Moving,” “Tonight,” “Future/Now,” “Gold,” “Black to Comm,” “Rocket Reducer # 62,” and on and on! www.machinegunspage.com www.facebook.com/MC5MACHINEGUN

Whenever rock & roll fans have heard “Good Lovin ” by THE RASCALS on the radio, whether in the 1960s on the beach or in the Millennium blasting out of a speeding car, its always the beat that’s driving the pulse of the excitement you feel as a listener.  The player behind that pulsating rhythm is the oft-celebrated Rock & Roll Hall of Fame great Dino Danelli, who takes fans on a tour from his Jazz roots growing up in the New York City area, all the way to the top of the charts on such Rascals favorites as “People Got to Be Free,” “Groovin’,” “How Can I Be Sure?”, “A Girl Like You,” and “A Beautiful Morning.”  www.facebook.com/DinoDanelliRascals

Greg Errico, legendary drummer of Sly & the Family Stone, created the rhythm to "Everyday People," "I Want to Take You Higher," "Stand!", "Dance to the Music," "Everybody is a Star," "Sing a Simple Song," "You Can Make It If You Try," "Hot Fun in the Summertime," "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)," "Higher," "Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey," and "Sex Machine" among more! https://twitter.com/gregerrico facebook.com/gregerrico

Co-founder of American thrash metal legends SLAYER and current SUICIDAL TENDENCIES drummer, the double-bass king Dave Lombardo handled drums on two of the band’s most celebrated albums, the band’s 1986 debut Reign in Blood and their Grammy-winning 2006 Christ Illusion, their highest-charting Billboard Hot 200 chart debut to date (# 5).  Going back even further, Lombardo’s lightning-fast beats drove Slayer’s first studio albums, Show No Mercy (1983), Hell Awaits (1985), South of Heaven (1988), and Seasons of the Abyss (1990).  Parting ways with the group he co-founded after almost 10 years in the early 1990s, founding a new group, Grip Inc., and hopping behind the kit for Testament’s 1999 The Gathering LP.  In 2009, Lombardo re-joined Slayer for another studio LP, World Painted Blood, earning the band another Top 20 Album debut, and a Grammy Award nomination for “Best Metal Performance,” before picking up the sticks in the past few years full time with Suicidal Tendencies.  http://davelombardoofficial.com/ https://twitter.com/TheDaveLombardo

The Pixies have long been credited as one of the pioneers of what became alternative rock’s mainstream explosion in the early 1990s, including Rolling Stone Magazine’s definitive declaration that the band made “some of the greatest music to come out of the Eighties,” including “their landmark 1989 LP Doolittle among other classic LPs like Trompe Le Monde and Surfer Rosa” that, in the esteemed opinion of Billboard Magazine, made the Pixies “one of the most influential American alternative rock bands” of all time.  Here, longtime drummer David Lovering gives fans a front-row seat as he recounts the stories behind famed beats that drove Pixies hits like “Debaser,” “Wave of Mutulation,” “Planet of Sound,” “Here Comes Your Man,” “Dig For Fire,” “Where is My Mind?”, “Monkey Gone to Heaven,” “Gigantic,” Cecilia Ann,” “Nimrod’s Son” and countless others. www.pixiesmusic.com

As the beat-keeper for one of rock’s most powerful horn sections in the genre’s history, Danny Seraphine took CHICAGO global when the band began topping the charts in the late 1960s.  Taking fans from that starting point through both the harder (“25 or 6 to 4,” “I’m a Man,” “Questions 67 and 68,” “Make Me Smile”) and softer (“You’re the Inspiration,” “Love Me Tomorrow,” “Hard To Say I’m Sorry,” “I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Live”) sides of the band’s sound beat by beat, fans of the band will feel like they’re sitting right beside him behind his drum set while these classics were created!www.dannyseraphine.com www.facebook.com/DannySeraphineOfficial

As the keeper of the beat for Alternative Rock’s Piano-Pop Princess TORI AMOS for the past 20 years, Matt Chamberlin has become known as one of modern rock’s most versatile players, taking fans through his years with Amos in the studio and on stage, as well as behind the beats that helped make The Wallflowers’ “One Headlight,” “6th Avenue Heartbreak” and “The Difference,” and back even further in time to his start as drummer for Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians and Pearl Jam! www.mattchamberlain.com

If you grew up on 1970s and ‘80s radio, then you grew up on Denny Carmassi’s drumming on Top 40 hit after hit, beginning in 1973 with MONTROSE’s breakout smash “Bad Motor Scooter,” and followed some of the band’s best-known hits, including “Rock Candy” and “I Got the Fire” before picking up the sticks in the early 1980s and joining HEART for their radio reinvention, heard on chart-toppers including “Never,” “What About Love,” “These Dreams,” “Nothing At All,” “Who Will You Run To,” “There’s the Girl,” “Alone,” “Stranded” and perhaps their biggest radio hit of that era, “All I Wanna Do (Is Make Love To You).”  On the heavier side, Carmassi sat behind the kit for Whitesnake’s biggest hit ever, the seminal 80s metal ballad “Here I Go Again,” David Coverdale and Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page’s collaboration, Coverdale/Page!

When you think of Southern Rock, you think of LYNYRD SKYNYRD, period, and Artimus Plye represents an important part of that legacy.  Picking up the sticks after Burns left the group in the early 1970s, Pyle would showcase his prowess behind the drums on hits like “What’s Your Name,” “That Smell,” the classic, multi-platinum live album One More From the Road, and other classic Skynyrd albums before the band’s tragic plane crash in 1977.  After surviving the crash, Pyle in the early 1980s formed the Artimus Pyle Band, releasing albums including Artimus Venomous, A.P.B., and Nightcallerwww.artimuspyleband.com

In the esteemed opinion of DRUM Magazine, “it was with that classic Oakland horn band during the ’70s that Garibaldi redefined funk drumming, by using the complexities of James Brown’s rhythm section as a starting point, and taking syncopation to its most outrageous extremes.”  As the rhythmic force behind the legendary TOWER OF POWER, a horn-driven powerhouse that drummed on the group’s most famous hits, here Garibaldi takes fans back to the band’s heyday when he was banging out the beats that helped make “You're Still a Young Man,” “So Very Hard to Go,” “Soul Vaccination,” “What Is Hip?”, and “Down to the Nightclub” among fans’ favorites to date! 

https://www.facebook.com/davegaribaldi www.towerofpower.com

While most kids were off in college at age 20, drummer Michael Shrieve was treating tens of thousands of fans live at the legendary 1969 WOODSTOCK Festival to one of the most famous live drum solos of all time with SANTANA during an extended version of “Soul Sacrifice,” the band’s career was launched and immortalized forever as part of the Woodstock film.  Over the next few albums, Shrieve would lay the rhythmic foundations to many of Santana’s most famous hits, including “Black Magic Woman,” “Oye Como Va,” “Evil Ways,” and countless others.  https://www.facebook.com/michaelshrieve

Tim Alexander has long been the anchor to Primus's musical madness while never lagging behind in his own acrobatics around the kit on Best Of drum list performances like “So Very Hard to Go,” “My Name is Mud,” “Bob's Party Time Lodge,” “Frizzle Fry,” “To Defy the Laws of Tradition,” “John the Fisherman,” “Over the Electric Grapevine,” “Sgt. Baker,” “Spegetti Western,” “Eleven,” “Jerry Was a Race Car Driver,” “Mr. Know It All,” “Tommy the Cat,” “Eleven,” “Harold of the Rocks,” “Wynona's Big Brown Beaver,” and many more. https://twitter.com/timalexander

If you're a fan of Tom Petty solo hits like "Free Fallin'," "Runnin' Down a Dream," "Won't Back Down," "I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better," Roy Orbison's final hit "Anything You Want (You Got It)," or Cracker's "Kerosene Hat," then you're a fan of Phil Jones! https://philjonesdrums.com

Its often on the ground floor of any sound that its most exciting moments are born, and Lee Kerslake’s precision playing on OZZY OSBOURNE’s first two solo LPs alongside Randy Rhodes created many of metal’s most popular and enduring radio staples, including the seminal “Crazy Train,” “Flying High Again,” “Goodbye to Romance,” “I Don’t Know,” “Over the Mountain,” and “Mr. Crowley,” Lee was also the man behind the kit for the bulk of Uriah Heep’s best-known hits, including “The Wizard” and  “Easy Living” among others he delves into the creation of with fans. www.leekerslake.com/

Arthur Googy is a real living part of Punk Rock history, the beat behind many of the Misfits legacy hits, including their landmark Walk AMong Us studio album on mosh pit favorites like "Night of the Living Dead," "Mommy Can I Go Out & Kill Tonight?", "20 Eyes," "I Turned Into a Martian," "All Hell Breaks Loose," "Vampira," "Hate Breeders," "Skulls," "Devil's Whorehouse," "Astro Zombies," "Braineaters," "Horror Hotel," "Ghoul's Night Out," "Halloween," and "American Nightmare" among others! www.facebook.com/thenoisenyc

From the opening snare roll of Michael Jackson's kick-off # 1 solo hit "Rock With You" and again with "Don't' Stop Till You Get Enough," John JR Robinson has kept the dance floor moving on chart-topper-after-chart-topper with Lionel Richie on "All Night Long (All Night)," Steve Winwood's biggest hits like "Higher Love," "Roll With It," "Don't You Know What The Night Can Do," "The Finer Things," and "Back in the High Life Again," Madonna's "Express Yourself," Eric Clapton's "Change the World," David Lee Roth's "Just a Gigalo" and "California Girls," The Pointer Sisters' "I'm So Excited," Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody," Wilson Phillips' breakout hit "Hold On," and the iconic charity single "We Are the World!" www.johnjrrobinson.com


Legendary rockers The Bangles have held onto their place in Pop Culture thanks to a colorful catalog of hits that today receive as much radio play as they did when they first hit # 1 with "Manic Monday" and kept the hit streak going with drummer Debbie Peterson keeping the beat on fan favorites like "Walk Like an Egyptian," "In Your Room," "Hazy Shade of Winter," "Walking Down Your Street," "I'll Set You Free," "Hero Takes the Fall," "Be With You," "Eternal Flame," and more! https://twitter.com/debbimpeterson thebangles.com


Luscious Jackson drummer Kate Shallenbach began her career behind the kit as the original drummer for the Beastie Boys when they were first starting out in their punk rock incarnation, laying down beats for old-school classics like "Egg Raid on Mojo," opening for all the big punk bands of the day from the Dead Kennedys and Misfits to Bad Brains at famed NYC punk clubs like CBGBs and Max's Kansas City before co-founding Luscious Jackson in the late 80s, "Naked Eye," "Here," "Daughters Of The Kaos", "Citysong," "Under Your Skin," "Ladyfingers," "I've Got a Crush On You," "Why Do I Lie?," and many more! lusciousjackson.us www.facebook.com/LusciousJackson