Born and raised in Passaic, New Jersey, Tony Scaglione began playing the drums at age ten and has had a long and diverse musical journey. Throughout Tonys career he has had the opportunity to perform and/or record with many different artists including Whiplash, Slayer, Raging Slab, Joey Ramone, Cause For Alarm, M.O.D., Sheer Terror, North Side Kings, Eightfold, Jackhammer, Deathrash, Zero Hour, Ludichrist, Cerebral Hemorrhage, Frank Lloyd Vinyl, Michael Nitro and 7 Licks. Tony is also very active in the field of drum education with more than twenty years of teaching experience.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceI like to look at music and drumming as a lifelong learning experience. So I find that I continually have these kind of magical moments. I always try to find new ways to apply ideas and move forward
What Drives Your Creativity?I am always seeking out new music and listening to drummers that I may have never heard before. I love the journey of it all!
Why do you choose Vic Firth?I have been a member of the Vic Firth family for over 30 years. The consistent feel and durablity of the sticks have always been superior to other brands. I would never change!