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Glen plays on Seth Meyers

Glen performs on Late Night with Seth Meyers with the 8G band for the week of March 2-5, 2020.

Alice Cooper joins Firefight Australia

Firefight Australia is a benefit concert to combat the devastating wildfires that impacted Australia in late 2019/early 2020.

Glen is interviewed by Fox24 News

Glen is interviewed by Leyla Gulen of Fox24 News Now in Charleston, SC on stage before Alice Cooper show.

Glen Sobel with Paul Simon

Glen performs at the Maui Food Drive with Paul Simon, Willie Nelson and Weird Al.

Hollywood Vampires on James Corden

The Hollywood Vampires perform live on the Late Late Show with James Corden.

Hollywood Vampires on Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Hollywood Vampires perform "Heroes" with Johnny Depp on lead vocals on Jimmy Kimmel.

Alice Cooper tours with Halestorm

Alice Cooper plays a 20-city tour with Halestorm and Motionless in White.

Vater Drumsticks endorse Glen

Glen switches drumsticks to Vater.

Hollywood Vampires tour kicks off

The Hollywood Vampires play two weeks of show dates including the Hollywood Bowl.

Glen Sobel plays in Hollywood with Nuno Bettencourt, Steve Vai, Tom Morello

Glen plays a special performance of previously unreleased Hollywood Vampire tracks with Nuno Bettencourt, Steve Vai, Tom Morello at Lucky Strike in Hollywood, Ca.

Glen plays for Joe Perry, honored at TEC Awards

The TEC awards honor Joe Perry with the Les Paul award. Glen performs alongside Joe Perry, Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Brad Whitford and Robert DeLeo at the Hilton Anaheim during the NAMM convention.

Glen performs with Jim Carrey and special guests in Maui

Jim Carrey joins Alice Cooper and Glen in Maui for a New Year’s eve concert benefit for the Maui Food Bank. Glen played in the house band backing up special guests including Steven Tyler, Fergie, Lynda Carter, Weird Al, Dave Mason of Traffic, Michael McDonald and Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers.

Glen backs up the Hollywood Vampires and Sammy Hagar

Glen played for both the Hollywood Vampires and Sammy Hagar for Alice Cooper’s Christmas Pudding at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, AZ. Together, the acts that performed raised a record amount of money for the Solid Rock Teen Center foundation, aiding youth in need.

Glen featured clinician at DW's Factory Day.

Glen was a featured clinician along with original Chicago drummer Danny Seraphine at Drum Workshop's annual Factory Day sponsored by Guitar Center. Glen gave an hour long presentation and then stayed to meet with fans, check out the new gear and watch the days events. See video here.

Glen tours Brazil with Richie Sambora and Orianthi

On a break from the Alice Cooper tour schedule, Glen just wrapped up a few shows in Brazil with Richie Sambora and Orianthi. They played many Bon Jovi hits as well as selections from both Sambora's and Orianthi's solo records. Watch a video of Glen and the band playing the Bon Jovi hit "Lay Your Hands On Me".

Glen voted #1 Hard Rock Drummer in DRUM! Magazines "Drummies" readers poll.

Glen would like to give a huge thanks to everyone that voted in the recent "Drummies" readers poll held every year by DRUM! Magazine. This year saw Glen receiving the highest honor of #1 Hard Rock Drummer. Glen's been in several readers polls in the past for Modern Drummer, DRUM! and Rhythm UK. However, this is the first time he's hit the number one spot. Glen says "thanks everyone!"

Glen's new weekly gig at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood

When not on tour, Glen can be seen playing every Wednesday in the resident band for SOUND CHECK LIVE held at Lucky Strike Live in the heart of Hollywood. The resident band backs up several big name guests every week that have already included Orianthi, Nuno

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Bettencourt, Sebastian Bach, Bryce Soderberg of Lifehouse, Chris Wyse of The Cult and many more. Start time is 9pm. Resident band is- STEVE FERLAZZO (Avril Lavigne band)-keys, music director, CARL RESTIVO (Rihanna, Tom Morello)- lead vox, gtr, STEVE FEKETE (Avril Lavigne band)- gtr and DEREK FRANK (Shania Twain)- bass.

Glen Announces New Endorsement Company

Glen Sobel made an announcement on his Facebook page regarding his switch to DW Drums: “As of January of 2016 I am officially an endorser of DW Drums!! I've been playing their pedals/hi-hat stands for around 16 years so I'm very familiar with this great company. I'm excited to be a part of this new drum family!”

27th Annual Guitar Center Drum Off

Beginning in 1988, Guitar Center has hosted an annual Drum competition for young drummers across the United States. Glen won 1st place in the Drum Off in the nineties. He was asked to participate in the 27th Drum Off as a Judge to determine the winner for 2016.

The Sobelizer

Regal Tip releases their Signature Stick Performer series featuring "The Sobelizer." It is now available to view on the Regal Tip website.

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Maui Food Drive Benefit Concert

Glen plays alongside Steven Tyler, Michael McDonald, Sammy Hagar, Pat Simmons, Dave Murray, Alice Cooper and more at Shep Gordan’s annual Maui Food Drive benefit concert in Maui, Hawaii. Just push play to watch Glen perform "Jaded" by Aerosmith with Steven Tyler and the rest of the Alice Cooper band.

Cascio Interstate Music Drum Festival

See video of Glen performing at the Cascio Interstate Music Drum Festival 2015 on Oct 24. One of the biggest drum events in the US, the lineup also featured Peter Erskine (Weather Report, Steely Dan), Sean Fuller (Florida Georgia Line), Raymond Massey (The Wooten Brothers) and Glen Caruba (Jimmy Buffett).

Glen Plays 5 Shows with Mötley Crüe

Glen ended up finishing out the remaining 5 shows with Mötley Crüe on the Fall US / Canada run for October. After some medical treatment Tommy Lee is expected to return to the kit for the Europe run of this tour which begins Nov 2nd in the UK. Watch a video of Glen performing "Home Sweet Home" in the Crüe's nest with Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars and Vince Neil.

Glen Fills in for Tommy Lee

Glen fills in for Tommy Lee in Mötley Crüe due to a case of inflamed tendinitis in Tommy's wrist. Yesterday in Buffalo, NY Glen got the call to fill in that night and pull double duty. After spending the afternoon making notes on Crue's set...

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he rocked with Alice and then immediately after with Vince, Mick and Nikki while Tommy was on the sidelines talking to Glen through his in ear monitors and giving cues on parts of the show. We wish Tommy a speedy recovery! Glen is no stranger to playing in pain while on tour and was happy to step up and help save the show.