Steve Smith

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21, 1954
Whitman, MA
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21, 1954 (age 64)
Whitman, MA


2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee as a member of the band Journey whose 3 stints with the group include 1978 to 1985, 1995 to 1998 and 2015 and on.

Before Fame

He was the recipient of his first drum kit when he was just 2 years old, and began taking lessons at age 9. He played with a group called Lin Biviano Big Band for 2 years beginning at the age of 19. He attended Berklee College of Music.


He was named the #1 All-Around Drummer five years consecutively by Modern Drummer magazine readers. He was induced into the the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2002.

Family Life

He was born in Whitman, Massachusetts.

Associated With

Fellow drummer Neil Peart invited him to perform in a tribute album called Burning for Buddy: A Tribute to the Music of Buddy Rich.