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Tommy Aldridge

Tommy Aldridge's Biography

Tommy's signature style is a rare combination of power, technique, and feel. His performing and recording credits include Black Oak Arkansas, Pat Travers, Vinnie More, Gary Moore, Ozzy Osbourne, and Whitesnake. In 1988, he was voted best rock drummer in the Modern Drummer Reader's Poll.

Tommy remains very active as a clinician discussing everything from the basic fundamentals of rock drumming to the double bass fills and solos that made him famous.

"Rock Drum Soloing and Double Bass Workout" is Tommy's first instructional video. He is currently working on his second instructional video and a method book on double bass drumming.

With his hard-hitting style, flair, and showmanship, Tommy continues to be a major influence in hard rock and heavy metal drumming.

Tommy Aldridge's Gear
Tommy Aldridge

Gear List

PHX HEXRACK Absolute Maple Nouveau1x SD-4105 (14"x5.5") Brass1x ATT-1512U (12"x9")1x ATT-1513U (13"x10")1x AFT-1516 (16"x16")1x AFT-1518 (18"x16")2x SKRM-100 Subkicks1x VH-1206T 12"1x VH-1306T 13"1x VH-1608F 16"1x VH-1808F 18