Thomas Lowrey’s Drummer’s Journey:
~ Formal drum lessons, age 6 to-date
~ School of Rock, Performance Group, Tustin, California (age 10-12)
~ Los Rios Rock School (age 12-14), Advanced “Red Group”, Metal Band, Elite Showcase Band, “Classic Album – Van Halen” show band.
~ Featured on Warren Huart’s “Produce Like a Pro” YouTube program, “Classic Album – Van Halen” recreated/rerecorded the original Van Halen album where it was made, in Studio 1, at Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, California.
~ April, 2016 his website, thomasondrums.net was created. His slogan, “I’d Rather Be Behind My Drums!” became his Registered Trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
~ Age 13, made his professional stage debut, playing 2nd drums and percussion with Oingo Boingo Dance Party.
~ Age 14, Auditioned for, and was accepted as a drummer at Orange County School of the Arts, Commercial Music Conservatory (later renamed Popular Music Conservatory).
~ Performed on the USO Bob Hope Stage aboard the USS Iowa for L.A. Fleetweek.
~ Performed for Sweet Relief Musician’s Fund, “Strange 80’s” show at the Fonda Theater, Hollywood, California. Shared the stage with professional artists like Corey Taylor (Slipknot), Jack Black and Kyle Gass (Tenacious D), Jane Wiedlin (Go-Go’s).
~ Featured in Drum! Magazine (“New Blood”/April 2018).
~ Featured in Nick Nanton’s documentary film, “Rudy Ruettiger – The Walk On”
~ Featured in the book adapted from the film, Rudy Ruettiger – The Walk On.
~ Endorsed Artist – Collision Drum Sticks
~ Endorsed Artist – Drum Dial Tuners
~ Featured Guest, Drum Channel with Don Lombardi (Episode: Johnny Hernandez introduces Thomas Lowrey) July 2018.
~ 2016-2019, 2nd drums and percussion for Oingo Boingo Dance Party/Oingo Boingo Former Members at venues across Southern California.
~ 2019 – Music Videos: Crisis Couture – “Waiting on the World to Burn” and “Take Back the Power.”
You can Follow Thomas, and his journey with the drums on thomasondrums.net and also on Instagram @thomasondrums
Message from Thomas: ” Thank you all for visiting thomasondrums! I love music, playing the drums and performing! I want to thank my parents, my family and friends, as well as my drum teachers, drumming influences and my band mates for keeping me in time! – Thomas Lowrey