Dedicated, passionate and driven Newcastle [UK] Drummer Kyle Hughes continues to impact the world of music performing live and recording with artists such as:
Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal (Guns N Roses, Asia & Sons of Apollo), Marco Mendoza (Journey, Dead Daisies), Bryan Beller (Joe Satriani, The Aristocrats), Graham Bonnet (Rainbow, Alcatrazz),Toshi Yanagi (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Lee Malia (Bring Me the Horizon), Jennifer Paige, Eren Cannata, Rafael Moreira (Paul Stanley, American Idol), Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa), Jen Majura (Evanescence) Derek Sherinian (Billy Idol), Billy Sheehan (Mr Big), Felipe Andreoli (Angra), Dino Jelusick (Whitesnake), Rob Chapman (Chapman Guitars).
Playing drums since the age of 6, Kyle performed his first public appearance at the age of 9 – later joining his father’s circuit and events band We 3 Colonels touring nationwide.
Focussed and determined to gain industry level experience, Kyle’s professional skills and advanced musical ability have created multi opportunities within the music arena.
At 25 Kyle has now toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe, Japan, Russia & USA with prestigious sessions at Glastonbury, Bestival, Hardwick Live, & the mighty Steelhouse. Proudly holding endorsement contracts and support with Natal Drums, Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, London Drumstick Co and Czarcie Kopyto Custom Made Pedals.