Author Archives: Bobby Rock

About Bobby Rock

Bobby Rock is a world renown drummer, the author of nine books, and a recognized health and fitness specialist with certifications in exercise, nutrition and meditation. He has recorded and toured with a variety of artists, released three CDs as a solo performer and is recognized as a top drumming educator. He is currently touring with rock icon, Lita Ford. Through speaking, writing and activism, Bobby remains committed to a number of animal and environmental causes. Bobby lives in Los Angeles.

Three Life-Changing Nutritional Practices to Try Immediately

As you might imagine, I believe that having a daily superfood smoothie as one of your meals is the single most important thing you can do for your nutritional well-being. But what else might I recommend for overall health and … Continue reading

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The Great American, Grassroots, Rockin’ Road Warrior Dream

Here’s another excerpt from my upcoming book, which is a follow-up to The Boy Is Gonna Rock: Will Drum For Food:  Surviving the Nineties with Clubs, Campgrounds, Clinics, and Credit Cards This memoir focuses on the Nelson hey-day, on through a decade-plus … Continue reading

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Superfood Smoothie Science: Best Time To Consume?

In January of 2021, I launched my very own custom-blend superfood powder called Dragon Dirt. Here’s a question I get from time to time: When is the best time of day to enjoy my Dragon Dirt smoothie?   The short answer: … Continue reading

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Living with “Mr. More:” Celebrating 45 Years of Sobriety

Today marks my 45-year sobriety anniversary. Yes, it’s been a minute… but my sobriety is nothing I’ve ever taken for granted. I am forever grateful for how things unfolded for me way back in the day, and how I was able to jump … Continue reading

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Lampposts in the Moonglow: A Road Dawg Remembered

I wrote the following piece in ‘97. It’s a snapshot of tour life, featuring one of my dearest road warrior brethren: Ed “Munch” Miller… who we just lost last week. Munch and I started touring together way back in ’84, … Continue reading

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Are You Ready For This?: Finding Rare Vinyl for “Rich” People

It’s hard to believe that, on this day, 34 years ago, we lost Buddy Rich, one of the greatest drummers to ever roam the earth. I had the privilege of seeing him perform live on at least a dozen occasions, … Continue reading

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An Evening of Nunsense

Here’s a short preview from my upcoming book (working title) – Will Drum For Food: Surviving the Nineties with Clubs, Campgrounds, Clinics, and Credit Cards My last memoir, The Boy Is Gonna Rock, takes a deep dive into the wild ride … Continue reading

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Out to Sea and Off the Grid: The Ecstasy of Isolation

Here are some random thoughts, pics, and vids from a music cruise I just took through the Caribbean—and its direct connection to some very strange times in the world at the moment. Just got back last Sunday from the 80s … Continue reading

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A Spontaneous Trip to Dubai: In Pictures

Just wanted to document my recent trip to Dubai here on the blog. Both the trip, and my post-excursion decision to ink a quick blog about it, were largely unplanned, so I’m sure I could’ve put together a much more … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Master: Ms. Thompson, the Great

I have been dreading this moment. My beloved friend, mentor, and teacher has passed. I got the news via text about an hour before a show at the Akron Civic Center, week before last. I had to bury all of … Continue reading

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