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  Matt Sorum

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Matt Sorum

Matt Sorum, born Matthew William Sorum on November 19, 1960 in Mission Viejo, California, is an American rock drummer best known for his 7-year stint with Guns N' Roses (1990–1997) as well as the supergroup, Velvet Revolver (2002–present), which is made up of former Guns N' Roses members, Duff McKagan (bass) and Slash (lead guitar).

In 2006, Sorum released an educational DVD, Matt Sorum: Drum Licks and Tricks from the Rock and Roll Jungle, where he gives instruction on drum set-up and tuning, microphone placement, building the beat, free left hand technique, and a variety of grooves. 

In March 2014, Sorum unveiled his sophomore solo album, Stratosphere, under the moniker, Matt Sorum's Fierce Joy.