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The Ultimate Steelpan Rock Show

You’ve never heard steel drums like this before!

If you’re looking for relaxing and dreamy Caribbean Island’ve come to the wrong place! 

PAN ROCKS is unapologetically loud and energetic, but most of all, ROCKIN’!


"PAN ROCKS Steel & Strings Experience" 2022
Documentary & Videos

from the "PAN ROCKS Steel & Strings Experience"
Concert 2022

from the "PAN ROCKS Steel & Strings Experience"
Concert 2022

"Tom Sawyer"
from the "PAN ROCKS Steel & Strings Experience"
Concert 2022

"You Really Got Me"
from the "PAN ROCKS Steel & Strings Experience"
Concert 2022

"Enter Sandman"
from the "PAN ROCKS Steel & Strings Experience"
Concert 2022

"Seven Nation Army"
from the "PAN ROCKS Steel & Strings Experience"
Concert 2022

The PAN ROCKS International Quarantine Steelpan Jam!

While the world was shut down due to COVID-19, PAN ROCKS gathered over 100 quarantined steelpan players from 8 different countries along with legendary drummer Stephen Perkins (Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros) for a jam of The Who classic

"Baba O'Riley" 


This past January Pan Rocks was featured @ The Ultimate NAMM Jam at  the 2020 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA where they had the honor to perform a tribute to the late Legendary drummer of RUSH, Neil Peart. Pan Rocks were joined by Prog-Rock Legend Mike Portnoy (Sons of Apollo/Winery Dogs/Dream Theater), bassist Stu Hamm (Steve Vai/Joe Satriani) Paulie Z  (The Sweet) and Violin Rocker Mark Wood (Trans Siberian Orchestra).  Pan Rocks also performed the Who classic "Baba O'Riley", where they were joined by drummer and Pan Rocks Producer Matt Starr (Ace Frehley/Mr. Big). 

"YYZ" @ 2020 NAMM

featuring Mike Portnoy, Paulie Z,

Mark Wood and Stu Hamm

"Baba O"Riley

2020 NAMM

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Steel Drum Orchestra, “Pan Rocks”, lead by founder Tracy Thornton, returned to Los Angeles to record  a tribute to RUSH, "Pan Rocks RUSH!.  This time around Mike Portnoy (Sons of Apollo, Winery Dogs) was tapped to handle drumming duties for the recording project.  

"I am excited to take part in this unique musical experience unlike anything I have done in my career...and it is always an honor to pay tribute to one of my biggest inspirations, my hero and friend, Neil Peart", adds Portnoy.

Bassist Philip Bynoe (Steve Vai band) and guitarist Pete Thorn (Chris Cornell) rounds out the band.



Check out Pan Rocks in the April issue of DRUM!  Magazine! Find out in more detail about how the project came about and what went on  "Pan Rocks Project LA" . Available in stores now as well as digital download on Drum! Magazine's site here:

This past summer Pan Rocks went into Ocean Studios Burbank in Los Angeles, CA for the “Project LA” sessions. Over 25 steelpannists from all over the US & Canada came in to record with LA Rock Icons Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big/David Lee Roth), Tracii Guns (LA Guns) & Bruce Kulick (KISS/Grand Funk Railroad), all produced by Matt Starr (Mr. Big/Ace Frehley). The project was mixed by Smiley Sean (Tommy Lee) and mastered by Dave Collins (Metallica/Soundgarden/The Police). The groundbreaking project was recorded in 360 video and a documentary will be released in the near future of this first-of-its-kind recording session.


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