Tone DeCorte

Tone DeCorte's Biography

Tone has been playing Yamaha Drums for over 20 years. Growing up in a musical family, he sat on his first kit at age 3. His father bought him his first drumset at 4 and his passion has only grown from there. Playing in different styles of bands throughout his years, his musical tastes range from, Rock to Fusion, Metal to Progressive.

He is self-taught and learns by ear, but is able to understand complex time signatures by studying Zappa, Mozart and Drum Corp.

His major influences have ranged from Mike Portnoy, Neil Peart, Terry Bozzio to Dave Weckl, Carter Beauford, and Vinnie Colaiuta. He feels that no matter what style, there is always something to learn and enjoys finding local drummers to talk with and trade ideas.

Currently playing in Damage Inc – Southern California's tribute to Metallica, he also does studio work and sits in with other bands when not on tour.

Tone DeCorte's Gear
Tone DeCorte

Gear List

Yamaha Live Custom / Black Matte Wood Finish LNB-2218 LNT-0807 LNT-1007 LNT-1208 LNF-1413 LNF-1615
SD-6455 (COPPER)