Acclaimed Rock Drummer Jimmy DeGrasso Joins Innovative Percussion’s Artist Family!
Jimmy DeGrasso has been the driving force behind some of rock music’s most powerful and influential artists. Shortly after moving to LA, he appeared on Ozzy Osbourne’s Ultimate Sin album and once that news broke, he’s been busy ever since. DeGrasso has recorded and played with Y&T, Suicidal Tendencies, Alice In Chains, Ronnie Montrose, Lita Ford, David Lee Roth and was a full-time member of Megadeth. In various times of his career, his performed and recorded with Rock legend Alice Cooper, appearing on his “Fistful Of Alice live album. Known as the quintessential drumming pinch hitter, Jimmy has been frequently called on last minute gigs, due to his innate ability to not only learn the material quickly, but to master it like he’s been on the gig for years. Most recently, powerhouse rockers Dokken and Ratt have called on DeGrasso to provide the driving force they needed. He’s been featured at some of the world’s biggest drum festivals, including Modern Drummer Fest, Australia’s Ultimate Drummer’s Weekend and the UK’s Drummer Live. Jimmy’s latest news is becoming a member of Black Star Riders, the new incarnation of mega hit-makers Thin Lizzy. Soon to begin work on their sophomore release with Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott as producer, the band is also gearing up for an active touring schedule. IP is proud to welcome one of rock music’s most influential drummers and will plan to release a signature model very soon!