The Drum Tamer - Purveyor of beats

Hello!  I'm John.  I'm a drummer & musician from Manchester (UK) and I love to get involved in all sorts of projects.  

I've played with prog, folk, funk, pop, rock, blues, electronica, math-rock, country and disco bands over the years so I'm always looking for a new challenge. 

Get in touch if you'd like to talk to me about playing on a record or coming to jam with you live.  I also do drum teching and recording/mixing/mastering.

@TheDrumTamer: "Setting up for Remo Drummer Night in Manchester for @TeenageCancer. So much gear! Lovely gold @britishdrumco for…"
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Closest I've got to seeing Biffy Clyro so far at Transmit in Glasgow. Keep missing the bastards on all the festivals we do, and today is no different as we leave before they play. Damn. #monthebiff

These guys got me into weird guitar music with Infinity Land and Blackened Sky.


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Facebook page imageNow that I'm back from touring for a little while, I'm going to be a bit quiet for a few weeks while I work on something very exciting. It involves... 20th Sep 2017 11:05
Facebook page imageProud to be a tiny part of the reopening night of Manchester Arena last night after the attack in May this year. Well done everyone, Manchester stands defiant. This pic is... 10th Sep 2017 11:37