Drummer

Atom Willard

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Age 50
Birthday August 151973
Birth Sign Leo
City San Diego
Country CA
Profession Drummer

Atom Willard is a famous Drummer, born on August 15, 1973 in United States. As of December 2022, Atom Willard’s net worth is $5 Million. He replaced the Offspring’s longtime drummer in 2003, but did no recording on their studio albums; at the same time, his newfound group Angels & Airwaves was pushing him from the band.

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Atom Willard Biography

Drummer with Social Distortion, The Offspring, and several punk rock groups. He was also involved with Angels & Airwaves and Against Me! Adam David “Atom” Willard (born August 15, 1973) is an American drummer who has been a member of several notable musical acts. Willard’s drumming career began in 1990 when he joined Rocket from the Crypt, with whom he remained until 2000. Subsequently, he joined The Special Goodness, The Offspring, and in 2005 became a founding member of Angels & Airwaves. In 2007 his departure from The Offspring was announced so Willard could focus on his work with Angels & Airwaves, and in April 2009 he also joined Social Distortion, but left the following March. In June 2011, he joined the band Danko Jones and in October 2011 he announced his amicable departure from Angels & Airwaves. He has been the drummer for Against Me! since 2013..

He was born in San Diego, California.

Willard joined the San Diego, California rock band Rocket from the Crypt in 1990, after their original drummer Sean had moved away from San Diego. In a 2006 interview Willard recalled of the experience:

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Willard performed on Rocket from the Crypt’s second album Circa: Now! (1992) and subsequent albums Hot Charity (1995), Scream, Dracula, Scream! (1995), and RFTC (1998), as well as numerous EPs and singles. During his years with the band he toured the United States and Europe. Willard recalls several wild tour experiences with the group such as touring in a box truck and an airport shuttle, both at his suggestion. In 2000, however, he decided to leave the group due to disagreements with the other members over the band’s direction:

Atom Willard Net Worth

Atom Willard is one of the richest Drummer & listed on most popular Drummer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Atom Willard‘s net worth $5 Million.

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His first and longest tenure was from 1990 to 2000 with the California rock band Rocket From the Crypt, which he joined when he was sixteen years old.

Willard performed on Rocket from the Crypt’s second album Circa: Now! (1992) and subsequent albums Hot Charity (1995), Scream, Dracula, Scream! (1995), and RFTC (1998), as well as numerous EPs and singles. During his years with the band he toured the United States and Europe. Willard recalls several wild tour experiences with the group such as touring in a box truck and an airport shuttle, both at his suggestion. In 2000, however, he decided to leave the group due to disagreements with the other members over the band’s direction:

After leaving Rocket from the Crypt Willard served as a drum technician for Weezer. In 2000 he filled in as a touring drummer for the Alkaline Trio and appeared with them in the music video for the single “Private Eye”. He soon joined Weezer drummer Patrick Wilson in his side project The Special Goodness, in which Willard drummed while Wilson sang and played guitar. Willard also filled in with Moth in 2002 for tours in support of their third album Provisions, Fiction and Gear and appeared in their music video for “I See Sound”. Willard’s first recorded output with The Special Goodness was 2003’s Land Air Sea. The band have not released an album since then, but announced in November 2007 that they would be entering a studio to record new material for a future album. Willard also recorded drum tracks for the songs “Head Unbound” and “Would If I Could” on Melissa Auf der Maur’s debut solo album Auf der Maur (2004).

In 2003 Willard became an official member of The Offspring, replacing long-time drummer Ron Welty who had left the group earlier that year. During Willard’s tenure with the group he performed on numerous tours but did not perform on any officially released studio recordings. Professional drummer Josh Freese had recorded the drum tracks for the band’s 2003 album Splinter after Welty left the group. Willard joined shortly before the album’s release and appeared with them in the music video for the single “(Can’t Get My) Head Around You”. However, in 2005 he became a founding member of Angels & Airwaves (see below), and his commitments to the new group began to draw him away from The Offspring. The Offspring released a Greatest Hits compilation in 2005 including two new songs, “Can’t Repeat” and a cover of The Police’s “Next to You”., though Willard appeared with the band in the “Can’t Repeat” music video. In July 2007 it was officially announced that he had left The Offspring to focus on Angels & Airwaves. Freese again recorded drum tracks for The Offspring for Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace (2008) before it was officially announced that Willard’s permanent replacement would be former Face to Face drummer Pete Parada. Offspring singer Dexter Holland later commented:

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In June 2011 he became the permanent drummer for Canadian group Danko Jones. As of July 2013 he is no longer in Danko Jones

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Ranked on the list of most popular Drummer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Atom Willard celebrates birthday on August 15 of every year.

In April 2009 Willard replaced Charlie Quintana in Social Distortion. He toured Europe and the United States with Social Distortion in 2009, was scheduled to tour South America with them in April 2010, and had been in the studio recording their seventh studio album. On March 8, 2010, due to scheduling conflicts with Angels & Airwaves, Willard announced he was no longer in Social Distortion. He was replaced by Fu Manchu drummer Scott Reeder for their South American tour.

In February 2011 Willard joined Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio for a side project called theHELL. Their debut EP, Sauves les Requines, was released in January 2012.

While The Offspring took a “touring hiatus” in 2006, Willard joined Tom DeLonge in his new group Angels & Airwaves. In an interview with Shave Magazine, he said that felt the collective experience of all the members of the band made joining very easy for him. “There’s nobody trying to figure out what is and what isn’t going to work, not just for themselves but for music and for a band, what life’s going to be like on the road and all that kind of stuff. Everybody had enough experience to just buckle down and do the work. It really has made it easier than anything else.” DeLonge remarked that Willard “has always felt to me like the single largest score in music. He is a loyal, honest and humble friend, but an even better showman.” The band, which also included former Box Car Racer/Hazen Street guitarist David Kennedy and former Distillers bassist Ryan Sinn, released their debut album We Don’t Need to Whisper in May 2006. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard 200 and spawned several successful singles including “The Adventure”, “It Hurts”, “Do It for Me Now”, and “The War”, and Willard toured extensively with the group in support of the album. In July 2007, during production of the band’s second album I-Empire, Willard officially announced that he was leaving The Offspring to focus on his work with Angels & Airwaves. The album was released in November 2007 and went on to sell over 200,000 copies in the United States. Singles from I-Empire included “Everything’s Magic”, “Secret Crowds”, and “Breathe”. He also played on Angels & Airwaves third album, Love, released in February 2010. Willard toured with Angels & Airwaves in support of the album in May and July. On October 4, 2011, Willard officially announced his departure from Angels & Airwaves. The split is said to have been “amicable” with the rest of the band. Prior to his split with Angels & Airwaves, Willard had completed recording all drum tracks for the group’s fourth studio album Love: Part Two released on November 11, 2011.

In October 2011, he reunited with Rocket From the Crypt to perform the song “He’s a Chef” on the children’s television show Yo Gabba Gabba. In September 2013 he played 3 shows with the band for Riot Fest. In November 2014 he played with the band at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas.

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