Steve grew up in Northern California being influenced by the music his older sisters were listening to. The first of these influences was The Beatles. Later, it was Led Zeppelin. To this day, John Bonham remains one of Steve’s biggest influences. Steve has studied at Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, CA and Berklee School of Music. His studies included Jazz, Blues, R&B, Funk and Rock. Steve has played with various artists under varying circumstances. Artists on Indie labels, artists on Major labels. Playing venues from clubs to amphitheaters, local shows to radio festivals. Steve’s passion lies in the simple pleasure of playing music.
Bands Steve has been a member of, or toured with: Bell Tower. The Resurrection. Amory. Ultrahorse. Waz. Rough House. Patty Marie and the Room Shakers. The Steve Throop Group. Stem. Treble Hum. Moxy Lama.
Bands Steve has played with: Stabbing Westward. Geggy Tah. Sense Field. Ronnie Montrose. Freddie Roulette.
Atomic Garden, East Palo Alto, CA. 2014
The Dock, Sacramento, CA. 2014.
The Annex, Menlo Park, CA. 2008.
Trakworx, San Francisco, CA. 2007.
Green Note Studios, Santa Cruz, CA. 2007.
Intelligent Noise, North Hollywood, CA. 2002.
Henson Studios, Los Angeles, CA. 2000, 2001 & 2002.
Your Place or Mine Studios, Glendale, CA. 2001.
Sunset Sound, Los Angeles, CA. 2000.
Work House Studio, San Jose, CA. 2000.
Kurt Foster Studios, Fremont, CA. 1999.
Drip Feed Studios, Los Angeles, CA. 1998.
Brilliant Studios, San Francisco, CA. 1996.
Gush Studios, Oakland, CA. 1995.
Music Annex, Menlo Park, CA. 1993 & 1995.
Fear Studios, San Jose, CA. 1992.
Astral Sounds, San Jose, CA. 1989.
Air Studios,San Jose,CA. 1988.
WAZ -Independent -West Coast tour - 2004.
AMORY – 2000 to 2003 - Intelligent Noise Records - U.S. tour 2001.
ULTRAHORSE– 1997 to 1998 - 911/Red Ant Records - U.S. tour – 1998.
STEM – 1996 to 1997 - Independent - West Coast tour – 1997.
TREBLE HUM – 1992 to 1996 - Ionic Records - Western States tour –1994 & 1995.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- May 28 2015
- Active within 2 weeks
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 6-7 nights a week
DW Professional Series Drums.
Tama Artstar II Drums.