Chris Frazier

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Chris Frazier
City of Lima skyline from C.C.Claro - April 2013.jpg
Frazier performing with Foreigner at Centro de Convenciones Claro, Lima-Peru, 02/04/2013
Background information
Birth name Christopher Frazier
Born (1967-09-07) 7 September 1967 (age 49)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Genres Hard rock, Heavy metal, Instrumental rock, Progressive metal
Occupation(s) Drummer
Instruments Drums, percussion, piano
Labels Geffen, SPV
Associated acts Whitesnake, Eddie Money, Doug Aldrich, Steve Vai, Tak Matsumoto Group, Edgar Winter, Eric Sardinas, Foreigner
Notable instruments
dw drums
Remo drumheads
Zildjian cymbals
Vic Firth drumsticks

Christopher Ridgeway Frazier (born 7 September 1967[1] in Bethesda, Maryland, United States[2]) is a musician who has been a world-class drummer, and known in the professional ranks since he started recording and touring with guitar virtuoso Steve Vai from 1985 through 2001. Frazier was the touring drummer with classic rock icon, Eddie Money from 2003 through 2006, when he was approached to become the drummer of veteran rock band Whitesnake.

Frazier was called up by David Coverdale in May 2006, Coverdale took an instant liking to him. Frazier had done work extensive with Whitesnakes guitar player, Doug Aldrich in the past.[3] Frazier was with Whitesnake through December, 2010.

Before Whitesnake, Frazier worked with Eddie Money (2003–2006), Edgar Winter and TMG (Tak Matsumoto Group), which featured Jack Blades and Eric Martin as well. Chris had worked with Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich on his solo albums, and with guitar virtuoso Steve Vai.

Frazier is currently the drummer for the iconic rock band Foreigner, having joined in September 2012.


  1. ^ [1] Archived July 26, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Edgar Winter Backstage Area". Retrieved 2014-07-17. 
  3. ^ "Chris Frazier | Listen and Stream Free Music, Albums, New Releases, Photos, Videos". Retrieved 2014-07-17. 

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