Biography of Matt Sorum

 Matt Sorum Name: Matt Sorum

Nick name: Matt

Birthday : November 19th 1960

Hometown : Venice Beach, CA, USA

Occupation : Drummer

Bands : Population:five, Y Kant Tori Reed, The Cult, Guns N' Roses, The Cult, Neurotic Outsiders, Velvet Revolver

Matt Sorum
Who is Matt Sorum ?

In 1988, Matt Sorum played in a band called "Y Kant Tori Reed". Later, Slash saw Matt at a The Cult concert (group that GNR had opened for earlier) and recruited Matt.

Matt Sorum replaced former GNR drummer Steven Adler who was fired. Matt was part of Guns n' Roses from 1990 to replace up to 1994. He later re-joined The Cult.

1995: Matt joined Slash for the sideproject Slash's Snakepit, he also played some drums at Gilby Clarke's solorecord, "PawnShop Guitar".

1996: Duff and Matt made their own sideproject, and together with Steve Jones (Sex Pistols) and John Taylor (Duran Duran), they started the punk-rock band Neurotic Outsiders.

Matt Sorum currently plays with former Guns N Roses bandmates Slash and Duff McKagan and singer Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots in the band "Velver Revolver". Their new album "Contraband" (2004), has sold well.

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