Last Feb 27, ex-"Skid Row" drummer, Phil Varone signed an endorsement deal with Rockett Drum Works, Inc. last night. Varone, who is about embark on a tour with ex band mates "Saigon Kick" has also made quite a name for himself in the comedy world. Phil was also the focus of a shocking documentary, "Waking Up Dead" that profiled the life of a touring drummer wrapped up in the trappings of rock stardom during the Skid Row years. (More at: http://philvarone.net)
"Phil was my buddy on the Poison /Skid Row tour several years ago." Says, Rikki Rockett. "This was a guy who repeatedly abused himself and still came on stage and did an amazing job every night. Now that he is sober, the sky isn't even the limit!"
Phil will take a custom Rockett Drum Works all maple kit finished in silver glass glitter on the Saigon Kick tour this summer.
Rockett Drum Works, has also recently signed ex- Gun's and Roses drummer Steven Adler, Jamie Follese from the new emo band, "Hot Chele Rae", Madi Taylor from "The Ramies" and several others.