Pete Abdou, Drum Tech For Volbeat


February 1, 2023

Pete Abdou joins the show in Episode 190 to discuss his work as a touring drum tech, most recently for Danish rock band Volbeat. He also talks about being a musician and transitioning into a tech role, learning about touring as a career as well as continually learning new skills, and his quest to find the best popcorn in the world. This episode is sponsored by Allen & Heath and RCF.

Episode Links:

“Roadie Shorts” — a fun series on YouTube with Pete Abdou and co-host Sam Boone

The 200th Episode of Signal To Noise is coming to Nashville for a live show on March 8 at the Hard Rock Cafe — go here to get free tickets.

Be sure to check out the Signal To Noise Facebook Group and Discord Server. It’s a space for listeners to create to generate conversations around the people and topics covered in the podcast — we want your questions and comments!

Also please check out and support The Roadie Clinic, Their mission is simple. “We exist to empower & heal roadies and their families by providing resources & services tailored to the struggles of the touring lifestyle.”

And, co-host Michael Lawrence has published “Between the Lines,” a new book about tuning sound systems for live events, and more importantly, about making decisions. Find out more here.

The Signal To Noise Podcast on ProSoundWeb is hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside, Chris Leonard and Sam Boone.

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