Pat Gerasia is an international touring drummer best known for his work with Ohio rock band, Red Sun Rising. After years of touring independently with various bands and artists, Pat made a cross-country move to Los Angeles, CA in 2014 where he joined Red Sun Rising as a full-time touring and recording member. Red Sun Rising is currently one of the top new rock bands with over 50 million worldwide streams, Two #1 Active Rock Billboard singles, Four Top Ten radio singles, and an impressive touring schedule that has taken them across the US, Europe, Russia and Japan. Pat's high-energy drumming style can be described as precise, dynamic and intricate.
Red Sun Rising
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceThe most memorable performance in my career so far took place in Moscow, Russia in 2016 with Red Sun Rising. The energy in the crowd was unlike anything I've ever felt. My playing went into overdrive and I commanded every note with ease.
What Drives Your Creativity?I am constantly inspired by the drummers and musicians that I meet while on tour. I try to soak up as much as I can from other performers and channel it into my own creative energy.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?Vic Firth has always been my go-to stick because they feel just right, every single time. My Vic sticks are always consistent, solid, and balanced and I know they're always right for the job.