A native Californian, Bobby grew up in Houston, Texas before pursuing a career in music, which really began at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.
As an accomplished performer and studio drummer, he has worked with a diverse roster of artists, including ex-Kiss guitarist’s Vinnie Vincent Invasion, funk-rock pioneers Rare Earth, the multi-platinum Nelson and Slaughter, Alcatrazz feat. Graham Bonnet, Gary Hoey, the Stu Hamm Band, Nitro, Hardline, Carnival of Souls, Monster Circus (feat. Dee Snider), guitar heroes Brett Garsed, T.J. Helmerich, Neil Zaza, Michael Angelo Batio, Bob Kulick, Bruce Kulick, funk bass phenoms Carl Carter and Bill “The Buddha” Dickens, and all-star rockers Scrap Metal. He is currently touring and recording with rock icon Lita Ford.
Additionally, Bobby has released three records as a solo artist, two top-selling drum books and videos (including his critically acclaimed masterwork, The Zen of Drumming) and is recognized as one of the premier performers and educators in the industry, having done nearly 900 drumming workshops and exhibitions worldwide, and twice won Drum magazine’s “Clinician of the Year” award.
Current affiliations include: Lita Ford, Scrap Metal, and Alcatrazz feat. Graham Bonnet. Click on the following links to access special index pages for each of these projects:
Bobby continues to pursue his solo artist and drum educator direction. Click below for all things related to Bobby’s solo career:
Bobby Rock proudly endorses:
DW drums & pedals
Pro Mark drum sticks
Aquarian drum heads
Latin Percussion instruments