Brooklyn, New York’s Thommy Price has spent the large majority of his career playing and touring with a diverse array of iconic bands and artists. His four-decade career spans countless gigs and recordings from Mink DeVille to Scandal to Billy Idol, and throughout his long-time association with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.
Price’s drumming highlights rock anthems such as Scandal’s “The Warrior,” Billy Idol’s “Rebel Yell” and “Eyes Without a Face,” and many Joan Jett and the Blackhearts classics, including “I Hate Myself for Loving You” and “Light of Day.” His vast catalog of studio credits lists sessions for Blue Öyster Cult, the Psychedelic Furs, Roger Daltrey, Steve Lukather, Debbie Harry, Peter Wolf, Enrique Iglesias, Ronnie Spector, Ric Ocasek, Ron Wood, Sylvester, the Waterboys, and others. Price even found pockets in his busy schedule to form a band with Kasim Sulton (Price-Sulton), and, more recently, launch an album with Downtown Phantom.
Recently relocated from New York City to San Antonio, Texas, Price’s career shows no signs whatsoever of slowing down. In addition to numerous recording projects cutting drum tracks in his home studio, he is working on a coffee table book of his many drum kits through the years, and he is still writing and producing music for himself and others. In addition, he is included in Dan LeRoy’s forthcoming book on rock drummers of the 1980s who have played on hits featuring drum machines.