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DPA Microphones Keep the Beat for FOH Engineer Joel Lonky During Billy Idol Las Vegas Residency

  “I started using DPA mics about three months ago,” says Lonky. “I have two d:vote 4099D Instrument Microphones and use them on the rack tom and floor toms during Idol’s concerts. The microphones are awesome and I love that…

Modern Drummer
Sep 29, 2017

On the Beat with Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot: Talks Road Rage and Drumsets

Greetings! Some of you may know me from my work with Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., drumming on Billy Idol’s hit “Mony Mony,” or countless other recordings and live performances worldwide. Quiet Riot will be releasing our first official record in eleven…

Modern Drummer
Jul 27, 2017

On the Beat With Billy Idol’s Erik Eldenius: Checking in From the Road

Hello, Modern Drummer readers. Erik here, and I’m writing to you from my hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. We are about four weeks into the Billy Idol summer tour. What’s particularly exciting about touring Europe in the summer is that…

Modern Drummer
Jun 24, 2015

Win One Of Two Scholarships To The Triple Threat Drum Camp

Hosted by Mark Schulman, Daniel Glass and Bruce Becker Submit a Video Now Telling Why You Should Attend the Exclusive Three-Day Event Hosted July 18th – 20th at the Hilton Hotel in Woodland Hills/Los Angeles Two worthy students will have the chance…

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Jul 8, 2014

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey Presents Bonzo Bash

Bergen Performing Arts Center presents Bonzo Bash, an All Star tribute to Led Zeppelin's John Bonham featuring the top drummers in rock music today, Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Bonzo Bash’s line-up includes: Brain Tichy of Whitesnake, Billy Idol,…

Modern Drummer
Apr 30, 2014

Brian Tichy

Hello MD. How did I get asked to be the drummer to play with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry at the John Varvatos–hosted 10th Annual Stuart House Benefit show? (Stuart House is an organization that raises money and awareness…

Modern Drummer
Apr 1, 2013

Erik Eldenius of Billy Idol

Hey MD readers! I’m back home to Los Angeles after working with Billy Idol for a few weeks. We’d been rehearsing quite a bit before we went to Moscow for a private gig and did a week of west-coast dates…

Modern Drummer
Dec 21, 2012

Erik Eldenius

Hi, MD! Lately I have spread myself quite thin, a bit out of necessity, but mainly out of pure love. After so many years of touring I have tried to stay in town a lot more and focus on recording,…

Modern Drummer
Aug 18, 2009

Brian Tichy: Speed-Baggin’

During a recent break from touring, recording, and writing with Billy Idol, multi-instrumentalist Brian Tichy rejoined Foreigner for their upcoming record and tour. Tichy also recently rediscovered his longtime obsession with getting into shape by using a speed bag. How,…

Modern Drummer
Jul 17, 2009