BIOGRAPHY

Tommy Rickard is a musician born and raised in Northern California. He is a singer/songwriter, drummer and guitarist, currently rooted in both San Francisco and Los Angeles. He started playing drums young and spent his early days in local punk bands, opening shows for the likes of Black Flag, Dead Kennedys, Sea Hags, Victim’s Family and Agent Or-ange. A restless search for new challenges, combined with a knack for playing just what songs need, eventually landed Rickard on the road and in the studio with Vain, Linda Perry, Eric Martin, Ronnie Montrose, Brian Jonestown Massacre, and many others, as well as a long list of independent singers, songwriters and pro-ducers. All the while he kept at his studies with Bay Area teaching legend Chuck Brown. While working with Perry, Tommy recorded her Grammy winning song “Beautiful,”which became a #1 single for Christina Aguilera. Tommy has several production projects, a television project in development, teaching, playing live and a new album in production. His previous release Dream CA is available here “Dream California.” He recently completed a successful tour of Europe with his bandmates from Vain. As well as playing on the critically acclaimed, 2011 Vain release, Enough Rope. Tommy also toured the US with former Stone Temple Pilots frontman, Scott Weiland.

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Drive of My Life
Lindsay Bruce
Right Here Now
Todd Herfindal
Collective
Todd Herfindal
Shine, Shine
Todd Herfindal
Nobody’s Daughter
Courtney Love
Blaze and Ashes
Delany
The Grand Design
Rich McCulley
Starting All Over Again
Rich McCulley
Cerro Gordo
Rich McCulley
Linda Perry
Linda Perry
Christina Aquilera
Christina Aquilera
Dream California
Tommy Rickard
Welcome Nada
Rollercoaster Goodbye
Blue Sky Roadster
More Than Go
The Clarke Nova
Supernaught
The Clarke Nova
Demonstrations from the House of Faith
BloodRoses
From St Paul to San Francisco
BloodRoses
Enough Rope
Vain
Fade
Vain
No Respect
Vain