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Ian Budha (US)
#Rocktown, The Greg Warren Band


Paiste Artist Since Jun 2000

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10" Dimensions Thin Splash
14" 2002 Rock Hats
17" 2002 Power Crash
18" 2002 Wild Crash
20" 2002 Heavy Ride
17" 2002 Rock Crash
20" 2002 China

Biography


Ian Budha is a self-taught musician who began playing the drums at the age of 13. Born and raised in New York City, Ian currently resides in Orlando Fl. Early influences included Neil Peart, Scott Rockenfield, Carmine Appice, Steve Smith, Dave Weckl, and Mike Portnoy.

At the age of 18, Ian left college in his second semester to work with his first band Destiny. The lead singer of that band (John West) went on to work with Badlands, Lynch Mob, and Uli Jon Roth to name a few. An audition with Vinnie Moore, recording session with Tony Harnell (TNT, Skid Row) and touring followed. He played for a wildly successful cover band that played many of the major Ski resorts in the northeast as well as the swanky Hamptons and Jersey Shore. After a 3 month engagement at the Hard Rock in Cancun Mexico, the band relocated to Florida to become the house band at Pleasure Island at Disney World where they performed for 6 years and shared the stage with Duran Duran, Styx, Hootie and the Blowfish, Foreigner, Joan Jett and many more.

In the mid 2000ís Ian joined original rock band Ambertone. After signing a small indie deal with Old Groove Records, the band released its debut CD and hit the road with the likes of Puddle of Mudd, Hoobastank, Theory of a Dead Man, Tantric, Seven Mary Three and more.

Ian is currently the drummer of Rocktown, a party cover band and The Greg Warren Band, a country/classic rock band. Both bands regularly play Disney, Universal Studios, Seaworld and many of the top resorts, festivals and venues in central Fl. including the House of Blues and Hard Rock Hotel. They have recently done shows with, Pat Benatar, Jake Owen, Jana Kramer, Biz Markie, Hunter Hayes, Scotty McCreery, Hank Williams Jr. and many many more.