Drummer Bobby Jarzombek (FATES WARNING, SEBASTIAN BACH, RIOT, HALFORD) will make a guest appearance with the Seattle Seahawks drumline Blue Thunder during tomorrow’s (Sunday, September 16) home game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Commented Jarzombek: “About a year ago, I was in Seattle playing a show with either HALFORD or SEBASTIAN BACH, and after the show, a gentleman by the name of Keith Rousu came up to me and said, ‘Great show!’ and introduced himself as the director of the Blue Thunder drumline. He explained to me that they perform before, during and after the Seahawks games, and on occasion they’ve had guest drummers come out and perform with them, including Scott Rockenfield [QUEENSRŸCHE] and David Garabaldi, among others. He asked if I’d be interested in joining them on a Sunday. I told him, ‘Seahawks? I don’t know… but if they’re playing the Dallas Cowboys, I’m there!’ Sure enough, a couple months ago, I received an e-mail from Keith that the NFL schedules were announced and the second week it’s Cowboys vs. Seahawks. I had to jump on it!
“The Blue Thunder are great! They entertain the crowd with a great combination of playing and dancing during their performances.
“A week ago, Keith sent me a few of their cadences/tunes, so I’ve been working a little on my snare drum chops and rudiments, although I doubt that I’m gonna bust out any dance moves. I think I’ll leave that up to the Blue Thunder!”
Jarzombek will be back out on the road with SEBASTIAN BACH in the coming weeks for a couple of Canadian shows and a pair of overseas fall festival appearances.