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Work hard and enjoy what you do.
— Matty Best


Drum Clinic

This class will contain insights on Matty’s approach to studio and touring drumming, warm up/practice routines, maintaining physical and mental well being on and off the road, and other tips and tricks he has used throughout his career to date. This will be an open discussion oriented towards YOU and what YOU want to learn.

Matty has been the Studio and Touring drummer for Tonight Alive for the past 10 years, having a central part in the bands rise to success. With over 20 years of drumming experience in various different styles, from punk bands to touring in big band ensembles, from African drum groups to pit drumming in arena productions and spectaculars, he is constantly on the pursuit of development in his craft. For more on Matty, head to




A group photo will be taken at every TEI Workshop. Photos will be uploaded to sorted by city and will be available for download and posting. Please tag us! @thinktei #thinktei
TEI Workshops are group educational experiences.  The workshops are not structured for meet and greets, autograph signings, or individual photo opportunities with Gurus. Please be respectful of these guidelines. A separate Vans Warped Tour ticket is needed to attend the workshop (buy here).
Photo credit:
Headshot and live shot by Jordan Knight