Artist Bio:

Johnny Rabb is the touring and recording drummer for the platinum-selling rock band, Collective Soul. You can hear him on their new album, "See What You Started By Continuing."

Johnny has been fortunate enough to develop a series of cymbals with the MEINL cymbal company. His Drumbals and Safari cymbals are part of the Generation X line. He is also the founder of his own drumstick company. Johnny continues to design and develop new sounds and innovations for his unique concepts on the drums.

As an author, Johnny continues his passion for education. He released The Official Freehand Technique Book/CD with Hudson Limited. Johnny was also voted #1 Best Educational Author by Modern Drummer’s Readers Poll for his book, Jungle Drum ‘N’ Bass for the Acoustic Drum Set.

He has performed with a wide range of artists such as Maynard Ferguson, Alain Caron, Frank Gambale, Larry Tagg, Tanya Tucker, DJ Hype, Hank Williams III, SheDaisy, Deana Carter and Mindy McCready.

Rabb has traveled worldwide conducting clinics and master classes including the Montreal Drumfest, PASIC, Musik Messe, Meinl Drum Festival 2005 & 2008, Drummer Fest (Belgium) and Australia’s Ultimate Drummer’s Weekend, to name a few. He has also instructed at world renowned drum camps, including KOSA and RHYTHM (Bavarian Music Academy). Johnny continues to be an active educator and clinician.

Johnny performs with NFUZD Audio, MEINL cymbals, REMO drumheads, Johnny Rabb Drumsticks, Pro-Logix Practice Pads, AUDIX microphones, and Westone in-ear monitors.