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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Ciao tutti!!!

I have had a lot of people ask about the drums I have been using on tour with Vasco Rossi this year so I decided to make a video.  I forgot to mention that the toms and kick drum are all DW Collector's VLT (Vertical Low Timbre) maple shells wrapped in Ruby...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

In 2008 I had the pleasure of tracking a song called Gioca Con Me (Play With Me) for Italian super star Vasco Rossi with Slash (Guns N' Roses) on guitar and Tony Franklin (The Firm) on bass. Check it out!!!    

(All rights owned by Vasco Rossi and EMI Music Italy.)


Saturday, April 8, 2017

E’ un grande piacere potervi dire che suonerò LIVE con Vasco al Modena Park il primo di Luglio, 2017 !!!

Sono estremamente contento di essere stato invitato a tornare sul palco per Rock N' Roll   con Vasco e la sua grande band !!!

Sono anche molto contento di riconn...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hey Los Angeles Friends!!! 

Keep the patriotic party going with The Dirty Knobs!!!

We will be performing LIVE at Hotel Cafe in Hollywood!!! 

DATE ...

Monday, February 29, 2016


Hey California friends!!!  

The Dirty Knobs will be performing our 1st gig of 2016!!!


DATE -  Friday, March 4th 2016                                   

CITY -  Santa Barbara,...

Friday, February 12, 2016

How does one Grammy award winning engineer improve his amazing tones? By purchasing a vintage 8068 Neve Console!  

There are many reasons why I started performing online drum tracking sessions with my good friend and amazing sound engineer Tom Weir.   The main reason wa...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

To all my drummer friends. If you are thinking about purchasing great quality cases for your instruments, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND SKB!!!!

Here's why.

I called them recently to see if they could repair seven of my drum cases that I purchased about nine years ago. The case str...

Monday, December 21, 2015

Mike Campbell's 4th annual "Merry Minstrel Musical Circus" benefit was held this past Saturday December 19th at the Troubadour in Los Angeles.  All benefit proceeds went to The Tazzy Animal Rescue Fund and to LA Unified School's Music Programs.

In the past, The Dirty Kn...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Hey California friends!!!........(and those who dare to cross state lines.)   

Start the Thanksgiving Holiday early with The Dirty Knobs!!!

Check out these dates and click the links to find out how to purchase tickets, show times and more!


DATE ...

Monday, September 21, 2015

I am very proud to have performed an online session for Italian celebrity saxophonist Andrea "Cucchia" Innesto's new CD titled "Diary Of A Kid".   Cucchia and I worked together for 6 great years on stage and in the studio with Italian mega rock star Vasco Rossi....

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