CURRENTLY ON TOUR WITH ROCK LEGEND ALICE COOPER Glen Sobel has played in a variety of genres including rock, hip hop, pop, metal, punk, and fusion. Recently he has played, toured, and/or recorded with gigs ranging from hard rock (Alice Cooper), pop/r&b (tour with ELLIOTT YAMIN- American Idol finalist who topped the Billboard Hot 100), instrumental fusion (Glen played on guitar great PAUL GILBERT'S DVD), stadium/arena rock (Glen toured in 2010 with VASCO ROSSI- Italy's biggest rock super-star, playing to crowds in excess of 40,000), last minute subbing with some of the industry's heaviest hitters (Glen subbed a week for TOMMY LEE in Mötley Crüe on a few hours notice pulling double duty on the Crue/Alice tour), to studio TV work (Glen plays drums on the new version of the MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL theme on ESPN).
Recent live events have found Glen playing in the house band backing such heavyweights as STEVEN TYLER, ROB HALFORD, WEIRD AL, PAT SIMMONS & MICHAEL MCDONALD OF THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, SAMMY HAGAR, RICHIE SAMBORA, JOE LYNN TURNER, NIGHT RANGER, JONNY LANG, NILS LOFGREN, SARAH MCLACHLAN, DEXTER AND NOODLES OF THE OFFSPRING, ROBBY KRIEGER OF THE DOORS, KE$HA, ORIANTHI, JOHNNY DEPP, MIKE MYERS and many more.
Other touring/recording credits for Glen include CHRIS IMPELLITTERI, JENNIFER BATTEN (MICHAEL JACKSON'S GUITARIST), TONY MACALPINE , GARY HOEY, WARNER BROS RECORDING ACT BEAUTIFUL CREATURES (OZZFEST TOUR), CYPRESS HILL and many others.
Glen has also conducted and appeared at CLINICS AND DRUM FESTIVALS internationally for Mapex drums, Regal Tip Sticks and Sabian Cymbals. In addition he has established establish himself as a respected player and teacher in LA being hired on as instructor at MUSICIANS INSTITUTE (Percussion Institute of Technology or PIT).
The past couple of years have seen nominations for Glen in hard rock / metal categories in readers polls for both MODERN DRUMMER and DRUM MAGAZINE. In 2013 he was second runner up in Drum Magazine's readers poll in the Rising Star category.
A seasoned pro with world tour experience, Glen has developed a reputation for being a quick study, known to learn an entire set of material in a day or record a CDs worth of songs on short notice. He spends much of his time in Los Angeles doing sessions for some of the music industry’s top producers. His performances are dynamic and visual and his track record as a session player is impressive.