Sean Kilbride

“If anyone told me when I was a kid that I would get to jam ‘Smoke On The Water’ with Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan, back up Brian May on ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, perform for Robbie Robertson at Canada’s Walk Of Fame or play at The Budokan in Tokyo with Haywire, I wouldn’t have bought it.”

Seanʼs credits include being a member of the Kim Mitchell Band for three years as well as working with Alannah Myles, Sass Jordan, Moe Berg and touring and recording with Juno Award winner Derek Miller. He has also performed with Tom Cochrane, Randy Bachman, Sarah Harmer and Louise Pitre among others. He became involved in musical theatre with the original Toronto production of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. He was also the principal drummer in the productions of ROCK OF AGES, THE TOXIC AVENGER, OH CANADA WHAT A FEELING! and was picked by Brian May and Roger Taylor for the Queen musical WE WILL ROCK YOU.

The formative years were spent with Haywire ( They released four records, with multi-platinum success, filmed nine videos, and toured relentlessly.

Currently, Sean is the drummer in the Toronto production of the hit musical, COME FROM AWAY. He also plays with The Test Icicles (, as well as doing sessions for numerous artists at his own drum studio.