In early 2001, Fitz would receive an invitation to tour with Vince Neil's solo act as drummer and keyboardist. Performing on several international tours, Fitz appeared in a live performance with Neil on VH1's TV show "Remaking: Vince Neil" in 2004.
After leaving the Vince Neil team Fitz hooked up with Theory of a Deadman as their touring drummer. Fitz appeared in four music videos with the band, and made several TV appearances including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Fitz played piano and sang with the band for several acoustic performances as well.
In 2006, while still touring with Theory of a Deadman, Fitz temporarily left Theory to tour with Alice Cooper, filling in on drums for Eric Singer while Singer was touring with Kiss. That same year, Fitz also toured with Indigenous during his time off from Theory of a Deadman.
In 2007, Fitz joined the Canadian rock act Econoline Crush, while still remaining as regular back-up drummer with Alice Cooper doing tours in US, Australia, and New Zealand in 2008.
In 2009, Fitz joined Monster Circus as keyboardist/vocalist. Monster Circus performed at The Hilton Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The band featured Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, bassist Rudy Sarzo, guitarist Tony Montana of Great White, guitarist Dave Kushner from Velvet Revolver, and John Corabi and Bruce Kulick (from Fitz's former band Union).
In June 2009, Fitz appeared on the television show Gene Simmons Family Jewels (season 4, episode 2: Memphis Blues); he and Bruce Kulick helped with some recording studio work Gene Simmons arranged for his son Nick's musical aspirations. Fitz also recorded drums for most of the tracks on Kulick's 2010 album release BK3, including tracks featuring guest artists Gene Simmons, Nick Simmons, John Corabi, and Doug Fieger.
In July 2009, Fitz joined the show Rockstar The Tribute, as drummer, sometimes bassist and musical director, performing nightly at Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
As of March 2010, Fitz became drummer for Slash's touring band.
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Drum Dungeon Bio - BRENT FITZ
Brent Fitz is a Canadian-born musician and recording artist known best known as a drummer, but also a multi-instrumentalist having worked with guitarist Slash, Theory of a Deadman, Alice Cooper, Vince Neil, Union, The Guess Who, Lamya, Streetheart, Harlequin, Econoline Crush, and Indigenous.
Fitz is a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada where he attended and graduated from John Taylor Collegiate in 1988. After leaving Winnipeg in the 90's he lived for some time in Los Angeles, California and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Fitz started piano lessons at the age of five and drums at the age of ten, playing heavily in his middle school and high school music programs. Fitz received piano and theory training through The Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto).
Fitz got his professional start at age 15, playing in various Winnipeg clubs and outlying areas in a cover band named New Alliance. He later moved on to join the heavier Winnipeg based touring club act Seventh Heaven which evolved into Shake Naked.
Schedules with Seventh Heaven and Shake Naked were much more extensive and involved touring most of Canada. Connections to the city of Los Angeles within the band Seventh Heaven allowed Fitz to have the opportunity to seek work in that market as a performer and session player.
Working with previous Shake Naked vocalist Lenita Erickson later proved fruitful as Erickson's friend Bruce Kulick of Kiss fame invited Fitz to join him in a recording effort after hearing him play. That band would become known as Union and would also include John Corabi on vocals (formerly of The Scream and Mötley Crüe), Jamie Hunting of David Lee Roth on bass, with Kulick on guitar.
Fitz briefly joined Bulletboys in 2000, and also recorded and toured with Gilby Clarke of Guns 'N Roses fame.
Fitz playing with Slash's touring band LIVE on George Lopez