Originally Posted by mikeybbdrummin
To me Bobby is, as stated before, a solid rock drummer that wasn't overkill. He didn't do a lot of fills.....................but the ones he did were kinda different then most. I have Out of the Cellar, Invasion of your Privacy, Detonator and Reach for the Sky. Growing up I used to play to these Albums all the time.................................Good Times!!!
Ditto. Bobby has this great feel and a subtlety that rises above most glam drumming. Like Round and Round
--all the cymbal chokes, the little hop on the bass drum at 3:13, and the directions he chooses up and down the toms.
First glam drummer I ever heard play the ride cymbal on the upbeat too (Back for More
I remember being in 5th grade and calling my friend Joel--"We have to figure out how to play this upbeat ride thing!" I don't think I even knew the word "upbeat" yet, to be honest. It's funny remembering where you first learned certain things.