Will Hunt is a guy that’s on more speed dial rosters than anyone in the business. Not only is he a great drummer, but he can turn it on at the drop of a hat. He has stepped in and mounted the drum throne for huge acts like Motley Crue, Lynch Mob, Black Label Society, Evanescence, and many more with only a couple days notice. He is also a sought after studio drummer that has recorded albums with SOiL, Dirty Shirley (with George Lynch and Dino Jelusick), Tommy Lee, Michael Sweet of Stryper, and many others. Consistently on the road as the drummer for Slaughter and Evanescence (with whom he has been a member for more than 15 years), Will Hunt just might be the busiest drummer in the biz. And what does the busiest drummer in the biz do when he gets free time? He builds up another band project, of course!
Will took the time to tell us some stories from the road, a bit about his history, and to give us the details about TEMPEST, his latest band project. Please join Will and I as we discuss the band’s two current singles, and what they might have in store for us in the future.
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Hello everyone! My name is Scott Itter, but some know me as Dr. Music. I am a music journalist and photographer out of the Chicagoland area, and I have been in practice for over 20 years. I grew up in the 70’s with two big brothers that showed me all kinds of rock and roll. As I grew older I ventured out into different genres like jazz, funk, folk, and whatever else I could wrap my ears around. As I read every liner note and every Circus and Hit Parader like they were the Old and New Testament, I came to realize that I just love sound and appreciate all the people that create it.
I later became a stay-at-home dad and started honing my writing and photography skills to keep my mind from turning into mashed peas. My kids are now adults, my mind is only slightly mushy, and I am thrilled to have the honor of presenting my work to you!