Stet Howland

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Stet Howland
Birth name Stet Howland
Born (1960-08-14) August 14, 1960 (age 54)
Duxbury, Massachusetts
Genres Heavy metal
Occupation(s) Drummer, songwriter
Instruments Drums, backing vocals
Years active 1978–present
Associated acts Temple of Brutality, RUN21, Killing Machine, Belladonna, The Howlin' Dogs, Impellitteri, Carnival of Souls, Blackfoot, W.A.S.P., Lita Ford, Where Angels Suffer
Website www.stethowland.com

Stet Howland (born Aug. 14, 1960) is an American professional drummer from Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He graduated in 1978 from Duxbury High School. He started playing drums at age 7 and has been teaching and playing for a living since age 13. Influences are Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Animal from the Muppets, Sam Kinison, and Hulk Hogan.

Professional drummer[edit]

He has played for Temple of Brutality, RUN21, Killing Machine, Belladonna, The Howlin' Dogs, Impellitteri, W.A.S.P., and Carnival of Souls. In February 2006 he announced his departure from W.A.S.P. to concentrate totally on his own projects. Howland also was a drummer in Blackfoot. He was the drummer for Lita Ford and performed with her at Rocklahoma 2008, and his handiwork can be found on Lita Ford's newest release Wicked Wonderland. Drums for the album were recorded at Howland's personal studio in southwest Florida. In 2010 Howland recorded drum tracks at his studio for a cover of "Thunder Thighs", to be included on the Whole Lotta Love tribute CD.

2010[edit]

In 2010 Stet Howland founded the reality-based rock 'n' roll television series Stet TV which is currently still in production. Stet is currently playing with a band titled Where Angels Suffer, with Chris Holmes (guitar; ex-W.A.S.P.), Ira Black (guitar; ex-Lizzy Borden), Steve Unger (bass; ex-Metal Church), and Rich Lewis (vocals; Randy Piper's Animal). On July 2, 2010, Stet joined 10,000 Views, A Fort Myers, FL based powerhouse rock band. Other current members of 10,000 Views are Timmy Johnson (Lead Vocals/Rhythm guitar) and John Hyatt (Lead Guitar/Vocals).

2014[edit]

Stet still continues to play with 10,000 views, along with Timmy Johnson and John Hyatt, and they are currently working on more of their own original songs, as well as playing shows throughout Southwest Florida.

Discography[edit]

With W.A.S.P.:

With Run 21:

  • Flat Blank Parts (1987)

With Stream:

  • Take It or Leave It (1995)
  • Chasing the Dragon (2002)

With Belladonna:

With Mike Vescera Project:

  • Altar (2000–2004)

With Carnival Of Souls:

  • Ashes to Ashes (2004)

With Superseed:

  • Superseed (2004)

With Killing Machine:

  • Killing Machine (2004)

With Temple of Brutality:

  • Lethal Agenda (2005)

With Lita Ford:

  • Wicked Wonderland (2009)

Equipment[edit]

DW Drums and hardware:

  • 18 x 22 Kick Drum X 2
  • 5½ x 14 Custom Maple Snare drum
  • 10" rack tom
  • 12" rack tom
  • 13" rack tom
  • 14" rack tom
  • 16" floor tom
  • 18" floor tom
  • Sabian Cymbals
  • 14" hi-hats (2 sets)
  • 17" Fast Crash
  • 18" Medium Crash (x 2)
  • 17" Medium Crash (x 2)
  • 18" Projection Crash (x 2)
  • 18" China Boy High (x 2 )
  • 21" Rock Ride
  • 12" Custom Splash
    • Evans Drumheads, LP Cow Bell, LP Shaker, LP Cyclops Tambourine
    • Drumsticks, VicFirth B Natural Finish, VicFirth Signature Series

Projects[edit]

Stet has toured with and or recorded with

  • Vengeance
  • Snapdragon
  • Rockestra
  • Run21
  • Impellitteri
  • Kuni
  • Big Richard
  • Belladonna
  • Uriah Heep
  • MVP (Michael Vescera Project)
  • 3HB
  • Joe Delaney
  • W.A.S.P.
  • Stream
  • Superseed
  • Blackfoot
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Killing Machine
  • The Howlin Dogs
  • The Lucky Dogs
  • The Biscuit Band
  • Temple of Brutality
  • The New Kings
  • Lita Ford
  • Stet TV Band
  • W.A.S.
  • 10,000 Views
  • Four By Fate

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