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Tony Le Rhodes

Tony Le Rhodes, one of the "in demand" drummers in Australia, is now in Seoul, Korea!
"Described as a `master drummer' and one of `Australia's hottest professional drummers', Tony Le Rhodes has an intense, almost spiritual passion for the drums. This infatuation has taken him around the world, performing for hundreds at sold out venues, dueting with internationally renowned drummers, pushing the limits and boundaries as a solo performer and culminating audiences with his amazing show-stopping technique on the drums.
Tony is a world class drummer and one of the forerunners in the industry, forever pushing the boundaries of music and leading the cutting edge of creative and unconventional drumming."

Oct 2004: Performed a series of concerts as drummer for the Korean pop band, H2O.
Sep 2004: Performed at the Gwanju City Festival with violin virtuoso Eugene Park and Korean traditional percussion group, Puripae.

Sep 2004: Became an official endorser of Shure products in Korea.

Aug 2004: Performed a drum clinic at Drum Station, Sincheon.

Jul 2004: Recorded and produced Korean rock vocalist Son Seung-Hun's new album (scheduled for release November 2004.)

Apr 2004: Performed a drum seminar at COSMOS Music demonstrating the Roland TD-6 V-Drums.

Oct 2003: Guest artist for the finale of the 2003 Seoul Drum Festival - performed with Korean traditional percussion group Puripae in front of 10,000+ people.

June 2003: Performed a drum workshop for Seoul based music company Midi `n Sound (included live web cast).

Feb 2003 - Present: Performed in-house demonstrations and workshops for numerous drum shops in Seoul (eg. Drum Station, Sincheon).

Feb 2003: Relocated to Korea to pursue drumming career.

1991 - 2003: Owned and successfully managed a recording/rehearsal studio (Studio 13, Sydney) and a promotion event management company (Big Tone Management, Sydney).

Sep 2002 - Jan 2003: Performed live with various bands in Australia.

Feb - Aug 2002: Was invited to Seoul as a guest of FIFA 2002 World Cup and the J.W. Marriott Hotel to perform during the World Cup with Australian dance\funk band, Party Vibe.

1985 - 2003: Professional drum teacher. Performed countless drum clinics and seminars across Australia for, and as a representative of, his sponsors (Tama drums, Sabian cymbals & Zildjian cymbals). Currently performing master classes and instructional workshops in Seoul.

Past achievements include:
Former member of the popular `80s Australian band the "CHOIRBOYS", which had #1 hits both in Australia and overseas. Toured nationally with U.S. Artists "CHEAPTRICK".

Performed with many covers* and tribute* bands including: The KISS Show, U2 Show, Kylie Minogue Show, Van Halen Show, Madonna, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Black Sabbath, Alanis Morissette, AC/DC, One Hit Wonders, Radio Girl, Baby Animals, Led Zeppelin tribute shows and almost every covers band in Sydney! (* Tribute shows are copies of the original artist in look and sound.)

Recorded with numerous Australian bands as a freelance session/recording artist. Has produced and arranged music including working and recording dance/techno music with world famous D.J. "NICK SKITZ" (Skitz Mega Mixes, WildFM, Central Energy).

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