Brent Fitz ( born March 27, 1970 in Winnipeg ) is a Canadian musician. His main instrument is the drums, but he is a multi-instrumentalist. In addition to working with musicians such as Theory of a Deadman, Alice Cooper, Vince Neil, The Guess Who and Econoline Crush, he was also a founding member of the American hard rock band Union. Since 2010 he is member of the band by Slash.
Fitz comes from Winnipeg, Canada, where he attended John Taylor Collegiate, graduating in 1988. In the 1990s, he left Canada and lived for a time in Los Angeles, his current residence, however, is Las Vegas.
Since the age of fifteen Fitz making music professionally. He played first as a member of various groups in the clubs of his hometown and later joined the Seventh Heaven, which appeared in numerous Canadian cities and tours conducted. He played also in the group Shake Naked, which also toured Canada. Seventh Heaven had to work and existing contacts to Los Angeles may force the opportunity arose for Fitz there as a session musician and perform.
When he later with the former singer of Shake Naked, Lenita Erickson, worked, he came up with Bruce Kulick in contact, who invited him to take with him. From this work, the band Union emerged, belonged to the next Kulick and Fitz and singer John Corabi and bassist Jamie Hunting. The first joint album was released in 1998.
Fitz also worked in 2000 with the band Bullet Boys and Gilby Clarke.
In the spring of 2001, he got the offer to go with Vince Neil on tour, he was a member of the group Theory of a Deadman 2005, 2006, he replaced Eric Singer, who had to meet its obligations as they kiss, as a drummer in the band Alice Cooper. After Fitz had recorded in 2007 the album Ignite with the Canadian band Econoline Crush, he became a regular member of the group, but remained touring drummer for Alice Cooper.
2009 Fitz was the occupation of the Rock and Roll Monster Circus Show, held in Las Vegas. He played keyboards and sang. Other members of the show were Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, bassist Rudy Sarzo, guitarist Tony Montana from the band Great White, guitarist Dave Kushner of Velvet Revolver, and John Corabi and Bruce Kulick. 2010 Fitz played drums on several tracks from Bruce Kulicks album BK3.
Since March 2010 he is a drummer in the band to Slash and completed all previously taken place toured the group, which in the meantime Slash feat. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators calls. The group has released the albums Made in Stoke 24/7/11 and Apocalyptic Love.
- 2001 - Audiodog
- 2002 - Transformer
- 2010 - BK3
- 2002 - Swag
- 2008 - Ignite
- 2010 - Slash
- 2011 - Made in Stoke 24/7/11
- 2012 - Apocalyptic Love