Frank Zummo, known as the founder of Street Drum Corps, drummer of iconic punk-rock band Sum 41 and member of the SJC Drums Family, has announced his new solo project today. His first track, “The Less We Know (feat. Micah Martin)” was produced by Kayzo. In addition to the track, the accompanying music video, directed by Morgan Freed and Andrew Shuta (Ride or Cry) is premiering today exclusively with Alternative Press. Fans can stream “The Less We Know (feat. Micah Martin)” now at https://www.altpress.com/features/frank-zummo-the-less-we-know-video/.
On this new part of Zummo’s career, he shares “This past year has truly been one of the most inspiring times of my life! I’ve had the opportunity to tour the world on solo tours, performing not only in front of, but also alongside some incredible kids. I truly feel that we, as artists, have the responsibility to motivate and inspire the youth and use our spotlight to do something positive.I constantly felt an overwhelming sense of inspiration and desire to do more throughout this journey and felt the need to create new music.”
Most recently, Frank has partnered with VANS and SJC Drums for The Loyal to the Craft Drum Clinic Tours. These free and all-ages events have delivered one of a kind experiences for drum lovers of all ages and skill levels to learn from and connect with a professional drummer in a way unlike any other clinic out there throughout the United States and Asia.
Frank Zummo is currently on the road as Kayzo’s touring drummer, including upcoming dates at Coachella, before diving into the No Personal Space Tour with Sum 41. Fans can expect more solo music throughout 2019 and are encouraged to follow Frank’s social media accounts for the most up-to-date information.
Born in New York, Frank Zummo began drumming around age 3, when he discovered his father’s drum kit.Looking at Zummo’s impressive resume, it’s clear to see he never stopped. Currently the drummer of iconic punk-rock band Sum 41, EDM-Duo Krewella and Kayzo as well as the founder of Street Drum Corps, Zummo has also played for bands such as Julien-K, Dead By Sunrise (ft. Chester Bennington) and even filling in for injured Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee during 2009’s Crüe Fest 2.
Zummo has performed on many TV shows over the years including The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien Show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Hell’s Kitchen, Master Chef, American Idol & Glee. He has also recorded on many platinum & gold records with artists like Kelly Clarkson, Orianthi, Gary Numan & The Used as well as on scores for the films “Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World” and “Beautiful Creatures.” Frank was awarded “Drummer of the Year” at the 2017 Alternative Press Music Awards and performed at the show alongside Josh Dun (Twenty One Pilots) and Adrian Young (No Doubt, DREAMCAR).