Drummer - Heavy metal, hard rock
Bands: Ozzy Osbourne, Ted Nugent, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, Black Sabbath
Drumsticks: Regal Tip
Tommy Clufetos (born Black Sabbath. He is also the drummer for Ozzy Osbourne's solo band.December 30, 1979 ) is an American drummer currently on tour with
Tommy Clufetos was born in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Rochester Adams High School in Rochester, Michigan. He began playing drums around the age of six.
Clufetos joined Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (1999) before joining forces with Ted Nugent (2001-2003) playing on Craveman and Love Grenade. He also payed with Alice Cooper (2004) performing on Coopers release Dirty Diamonds. He went on to join Rob Zombie from 2005 to 2010, and played on Rob Zombie's 2006 album Educated Horses, on Zombie's first live release, 2007's Zombie Live, and on 2010's Hellbilly Deluxe 2.
In 2008 Tommy Clufetos featured in his own IMV drum instructional DVD from the Behind The Player series. He also makes an appearance in the John 5 Behind The Player DVD contributing to the backing drums.
In March 2010 it was announced that Clufetos had quit Rob Zombie to join Ozzy Osbourne replacing drummer Mike Bordin. As of May 2012 Clufetos plays with Black Sabbath, filling in for original drummer Bill Ward. However, he did not perform on their upcoming album, 13, as Brad Wilk ended up behind the kit during the recording sessions. Clufetos returned to playing with Black Sabbath in April 2013 as the drummer for their North American tour, starting with the opening show in Houston on July 25, 2013. Clufetos continued with Black Sabbath in 2014 with first show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, and the final show at Hyde Park in the U.K. In 2015 Clufetos played shows with Ozzy Osbourne including Ozzfest Japan and others. In late 2015 Clufetos began rehearsals with Black Sabbath for their farewell tour simply titled "The End", with the first show starting on January 20, 2016 in Omaha, NE, with another 57 shows scheduled.
Regal Tip Tommy Clufetos Performer Series Drumsticks
Tommy said, "My signature 313 drumsticks are the ultimate weapon in playing hard rock 'n' roll anywhere, anytime. Check 'em out and give people a preview of World War 3!
Acorn wood tips, Model #: PF-TC-313 - Dimensions: 16.5" x .630"
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Tommy Clufetos Drumstick Collection
Current Drumstick Count in Collection: 17.