Running Vid: Milwaukee 2022

Running Vid: Milwaukee 2022

A return to Milwaukee on 6-24-22 after the Lita Ford set at Summerfest... where all I could think about was food!...
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Running Vid: Milwaukee 2016

Running Vid: Milwaukee 2016

As far as I can tell, this was the one that started it all!...
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Sweden/Norway Solo Clip #1

Sweden/Norway Solo Clip #1

Here’s another solo clip I just stumbled across in the archives from a Lita Ford run through Sweden and Norway a few years back. Another scaled-down kit situation, but we always try to make do. Dig… To see more of this kind...
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Sandusky Hallway Run

Sandusky Hallway Run

The longest hotel hallway in America? Possibly, I say. That’s why, at the end of a late-night run in Sandusky last week, I had to do some wind-sprints up and down that b***h!...
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Timbale Jam 2

Timbale Jam 2

Here’s another practice room vid that’s part of a series I recorded late one night awhile back, focusing on the “timbale side” of kit. I was attempting to work on some improvisational skills within the confines of using just...
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Sorrento Run

Sorrento Run

Sorrento, Italy… early morning run. Breathtaking views and crisp, clean ocean air.  Definitely worth getting up early to experience!...
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Florence Run

Florence Run

Early morning run in Florence today. Insane beauty abounds! Wound up doing a seven-miler because I kept getting lost.. which is not unusual for me in European cities. But Florence sure is a special place!...
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Training In Tulsa

Training In Tulsa

6-27-21: Hittin’ the weights late-night after a fun show at the IDL Ballroom in Tulsa last night with Lita Ford. Did some chest and back supersets, along with plenty of agonizing “drumbell” movements, which I explain in the...
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Tuscany Run

Tuscany Run

5-5-22: From this morning’s run in Tuscany (the Chianti region). Enjoying a little decompression time in Italy this week. Beauty everywhere you look… plus cool peeps and plenty of incredible vegan food. Florence tomorrow,...
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Hockey RInk Soundcheck!

Hockey RInk Soundcheck!

Soundcheck in a hockey rink with Lita Ford and co… from a couple weeks back. ...
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Supernaut Doubling Improv (Edit)

Supernaut Doubling Improv (Edit)

Yet another clip from the “private practice room” archives, and something never meant to see the light of day. Working on a little improv that features a lot of double-stroke combinations, utilizing the full range of sound...
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Supernaut Doubling Improv (Full)

Supernaut Doubling Improv (Full)

Yet another clip from the “private practice room” archives, and something never meant to see the light of day. Working on a little improv that features a lot of double-stroke combinations, utilizing the full range of sound...
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Hot Run LA!

Hot Run LA!

Getting hotter here in LA. Time for more afternoon runs as I gear-up for a summer full of shows. Knocked out a 6-miler today. Love this s**t!!!...
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Gotta Let Go - MN 2022

Gotta Let Go - MN 2022

“Gotta Let Go,” our show-opener the other night at the Iron Trail Motors Event Center with Lita Ford. Right-hand lead? Left-hand lead? I actually switch between the two throughout the set, without even really thinking about...
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Zhengzhou3

Zhengzhou3

Here’s a Part Three excerpt from a show in Zhengzhou during my 2019 Solo Drumming Tour of China. This one was in a smaller hall than normal, but the place was packed out… and the show turned out to be a sentimental favorite...
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Late-Night Lift - Minnesota 2022

Late-Night Lift - Minnesota 2022

Late-night training in Minnesota. Hitting in town with Lita Ford: April 15, 2022 - Virginia, MN - Iron Trail Motors Event Center
(+ Winger)...
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Zhengzhou 2

Zhengzhou 2

Here’s a Part Two excerpt from a show in Zhengzhou during my 2019 Solo Drumming Tour of China. This one was in a smaller hall than normal, but the place was packed out… and the show turned out to be a sentimental favorite in...
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Zhengzhou 1

Zhengzhou 1

Here’s a Part One excerpt from a show in Zhengzhou during my 2019 Solo Drumming Tour of China. This one was in a smaller hall than normal, but the place was packed out… and the show turned out to be a sentimental favorite in...
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Arena Bass Drum Warm-up

Arena Bass Drum Warm-up

From the archives: One of life’s great joys… blasting a little double-bass warm-up through full PA at soundcheck, even if the execution gets a little iffy here and there....
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Vegas Run

Vegas Run

From yesterday’s run in Vegas… (3-24-22)...
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Sydney solo with Lita Ford

Sydney solo with Lita Ford

Trying to throw it down a little during a solo spot in Sydney, on a scaled-down kit! This is from an Australia run with Lita Ford a few years back. Hope to return there soon…...
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An Exercise in Self-Loathing

An Exercise in Self-Loathing

Yet another old practice room vid, never meant for public consumption. Watch till the end for the self-loathing. Sometimes we are our own worst critic! To see lots more of this kind of thing, scope out the Vault:...
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Lita and Lzzy

Lita and Lzzy

Flashing back to 2016 with Lita Ford and Lzzy Hale, throwing that s**t down on “Close My Eyes Forever.” This was our last show on the Halestorm - Lita Ford - Dorothy tour. Lzzy would sometimes come out and join us on this...
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Custon DW Lita Ford Kit Tour

Custon DW Lita Ford Kit Tour

Here's a quick tour of my custom DW kit I use on the Lita Ford gig (when logistics allow!). Drums were temporarily set up in the hallway of the rehearsal hall, it appears......
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Canyon Solo

Canyon Solo

Here’s a drum solo excerpt from a Lita Ford show with my own custom DW kit…. featuring a multi-voice, double-bass/double hi-hat pattern along with “the incredible tilting chain rack.” (Hat on the far right operated by my...
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Practicing some "sweeps"...

Practicing some "sweeps"...

Here's a typical practice vid from the archives, rim clicks and all. These vids were obviously recorded for my own reference (so I could remember them later), but I've decided to share some of these here in the Vault, just to...
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Solo Excerpt with DW "Chain Rack" kit - 1

Solo Excerpt with DW "Chain Rack" kit - 1

Here’s a drum solo excerpt from a Lita Ford show with my own custom DW kit…. featuring a multi-voice, double-bass/double hi-hat pattern along with “the incredible tilting chain rack.” We often have to use gear that’s provided...
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"Relentless" w/Lita Ford

"Relentless" w/Lita Ford

While soloing is often about notes, notes, and more notes, playing with a band is ultimately about space, space, and more space. A drummer’s “sound”—and, in fact, the overall feel of the music—is largely governed by the space...
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Santa Fe Run - 2022

Santa Fe Run - 2022

2-26-22: Enjoying the “beautiful nothingness” on my run this afternoon in Santa Fe. Knocked out a six-miler.  Hittin’ with Lita Ford at the Buffalo Thunder Casino (+ Great White). Let’s rock it!...
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4-Voice Feet excerpt

4-Voice Feet excerpt

From a solo drumming tour of China in 2019, at a smaller master class: Here’s a multi-foot pedal demonstration I did, where my feet are playing four different rhythms—on four different sound sources simultaneously—while my...
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