Adrian Samuel Young
26 August 1969
Long Beach, California, United States
Rock, alternative rock
No Doubt, Maroon 5, The Vandals, Bow Wow Wow, Unwritten Law, Kelis, Dilana
Orange County Drum and Percussion
Adrian Samuel Young (born August 26, 1969) is an American drummer, mostly known as a member of the rock band No Doubt.
Biography [ edit ]
When not performing, in the studio or touring, Young likes to spend his time out on the
golf course, as he is an avid golf player. He is a scratch golfer who is a much desired participant in celebrity golf tournaments such as the Michael Jordan Invitational, Alice Cooper Foundation Tournament and others. Young has participated in [1 ] VH-1's Fairway to Heaven numerous times.
Personal life [ edit ]
On October 9, 1999, on the last night of the
California Club Tour at The Fillmore in San Francisco, California, Adrian proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Nina Kent, on stage in front of the thousand-plus fans. On 16 January 2000, they were married. Kent gave birth to a son, Mason James Young, on 9 February 2002. On 4 May, 2010, at 8 months pregnant, Nina gave birth to their daughter, Ruby, who was delivered stillborn. Nina gave birth to another baby girl, Magnolia Renée, on 10 June 2011. [2 ]
Reunion with No Doubt [ edit ]
No Doubt announced on their official website that they would
tour in the summer of 2009 with Paramore, The Sounds, Janelle Monáe, Bedouin Soundclash, Katy Perry, and Panic at the Disco. while finishing their upcoming album, which was set for release in 2010. [3 ] Tickets for the tour went on sale March 7, 2009. [4 ] As a special promotion for the tour, the band was giving away their entire music catalog free as a digital download with purchase of top tier seating. [5 ] [6 ]
In 2009, No Doubt made an appearance on the television series
, playing a fictional band called "Snowed Out" in the episode " Gossip Girl Valley Girls". They performed their cover version of the [7 ] Adam and the Ants song " Stand and Deliver". [8 ]
Adrian Young is a highly sought after studio drummer. He has recorded and/or performed with such acts as
Bow Wow Wow, Scott Weiland, Dilana, Kelis, Maroon 5, Unwritten Law, The Vandals, Bing Ji Ling, and countless others.
Equipment [ edit ]
Orange County Drum and Percussion drums and Zildjian cymbals and drum sticks.
22x18" Bass drum
13x7" Snare drum
10x7" Rack tom
12x9" Rack tom
16x16" Floor tom
14″ A Custom Hi-Hats
18″ A Custom Projection Crash
18″ A Custom Projection Crash
10″ A Custom Splash
21″ Avedis Rock Ride
18″ Oriental China
Zildjian signature drum sticks
Zildijan signature stick-bag
Drum Workshop hardware
Sources [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "No Doubt Drummer Young, Vandals' Escalante Go Golfing". MTV News. February 9, 1999. Retrieved December 30, 2006.
^ "No Doubt's Adrian Young Expecting a Daughter – Moms & Babies – Moms & Babies - People.com". Celebritybabies.people.com. 2011-05-16 . Retrieved . 2011-10-31
^ "2009 Tour". NoDoubt.com. 2008. Retrieved November 22, 2008.
^ "News : No Doubt Announces 2009 Summer Tour". No Doubt . Retrieved . 2011-03-27
^ "News : Tour Dates Announced!". No Doubt . Retrieved . 2011-03-27
^ "News : Receive No Doubt's Entire Digital Catalog For Free With Online Ticket Purchase". No Doubt . Retrieved . 2011-03-27
^ "News : Gossip Girl Appearance Announced!". No Doubt. 2009-02-26 . Retrieved . 2011-10-31
^ Vena, Jocelyn (2009-03-17). "No Doubt Say They 'All Agreed' On 'Gossip Girl' Song - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV . Retrieved . 2011-03-27