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Mike “DryBones” Malone

Mike “DryBones” Malone

Mike “DryBones” Malone
born July 31, 1987 in Oroville, California.

DryBones spent the first 17 years of his life as athlete. Near the end of his senior year in high school, he was introduced to the drums by a friend. Shortly after finding his newfound passion, DryBones joined the US Navy, just 3 month after his 18th birthday. Once stationed in Patuxent River, Maryland as a Master-At-Arms. DryBones Malone began to pursue his passion for music in Maryland’s robust and diverse music scene outside of Washington D.C. Buying his first drum kit at the age of 19. Because he lived in a military barracks, DryBones spent all of his spare time practicing in empty parking lots and vacant beaches along the bases shorelines, to avoid “noise complaints”. 6 months later, he joined a cover band , followed by several rock bands before partnering with a local Dj(Dj Blacky). Together as a Dj/Drummer duo, they performed several times a month in front of capacity crowds in Maryland’s bar/club scene.
After being Honorably Discharged from the military, DryBones moved back to California.
He continued playing in bands of all genres, working on his craft as a “self-taught” drummer. At the age of 26, DryBones had an opportunity to take lessons from Guitar Center Drum-Off Champion and Former Mars Voltadrummer, Thomas Pridgen. Shortly after, he was signed by Diamond Kut Drums CEO and current CrazyTown drummer, Roland Banks. DryBones Malone then began playing drums for Northern California Hip-Hop artist and national act, Blaze1. With Blaze1, DryBones has opened for top charted Hip-hop artists including: E40, Nef the Pharaoh, Big Omeezy, Bone Thugs ’N’ Harmony. Mike Jones, Andre Nickatina and many more, before signing with Soultone Cymbals in November of 2018. DryBones Malone can be found in Chico, California. When he’s not performing with Blaze1, he plays in local bars and often sits-in with other local acts.

you can follow DryBones Malone at: Instagram: @drybonesmalone
YouTube Channel: DryBones Malone Email: drybonesmalonemusic@gmail.com

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