Chad Smith rocks the ACM!


students had the pleasure of spending the afternoon with Chad Smith, drummer for the

Red Hot Chili Peppers


Students had spent the previous weeks practicing a selection of Chili classics before joining Chad onstage to rock the Surrey University Students Union to its foundations! Chad was later joined by good friends and fellow rock stars Steve White and Feeder rhythm man Mark Richardson in a two kit drum battle!

Check out the pcitures below!

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. In addition to testing the latest music gear, with a particular focus on electronic drums, it's my job to manage the 300+ buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear for them at the best prices. I dabble with guitar, but my main instrument is the drums, which I have been playing for 24 years. I've been a part of the music gear industry for 20 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance music writer, during which time I worked with the world's biggest instrument brands including Roland, Boss, Laney and Natal.