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Roxy Petrucci, The legendary Lady Drummer behind the drums

Roxanne Dora Petrucci is an amazing American drummer with exceptional talent. She was born on the 17th of March 1962 in Rochester, Michigan.

Roxy Petrucci was raised in a family of talented musicians. She grew up with music in her heart, and she knew that was the path to take. She is a song composer and an actress. However, she was destined to become a drummer from the start of her childhood. Roxy celebrates her birthday with her bandmate Gardner. She has a beautiful sister named Maxine Petrucci.

Roxy Petrucci
Roxy Petrucci

Their family was passionate about music all along, but once the two sisters got a lot of support from their parents things took off even further. They received their musical instruments at a young age – giving them the confidence to take continue developing their gifts. Roxy plays drums only, but she likes several music genres, including post-grunge, hard rock, glam metal, and heavy metal.

Roxy and her sister Maxine came together with Chris Doliber and Bret Kaiser to form a band called Madam X. However, Roxy’s stay in the band was never long-lived, and she left in 1986 to join the band Vixen. She stayed in the band for about six years before the band stopped performing.

They recorded several songs with the Vixen that rocked the country. Vixen resumed work in 1997, and Roxy was back to action together with her sister.

However, the band was disbanded again after only one year due to some legal issues. In 2001, Roxy was called in by VH1 together with three other members to perform one particular show. This show was then recorded and broadcasted in the United States.

In 2012, Roxy joined hands with Share Pedersen, Gene Stile, and Janet Gardner to form a band. They made their announcement a few days after meeting and discussing their plans.

They joined their names to form the band’s name, that is, JanetShareRoxyGina (JSRG). They made their first tour in 2013 on the Monsters of Rock cruise and later performed at a UK festival.  

Roxy also plays for Rockpuss with former vocalist Lorrain Lewis. Her net income is approximated to be between $1 million and $5 million. She made this amount of wealth from her exceptional talent. Moreover, she received a lot of influence from Tommy lee, Chad Smith, Eric Singer, and drummer Scott Travis.

Roxy Petrucci Performing
Roxy Petrucci Performing

Roxy has recorded several songs with these entire bands that she has worked with. Some of these albums and songs include, We Reserve the Right, Monstrosity, Vixen, Tangerine, Live Fire, Rev it Up, among many others. She has also worked on some side projects for her collection.

She was able to form an all-female band while she was still in high school. This showed that she knew the path she was taking, and she was determined to make it happen.

She was inspired by her parents and well-renowned musicians such as Tommy Aldridge, Dave Lombardo, and Chris Adler.

Despite working for many years, Roxy has not shown any signs of aging. She knows that she has a large group to mentor and a large fan base to impress. Her hard work and focus are what make her achieve her goals.

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Andrea is a music lover and an experienced drummer with more than 15 years of drumming with different bands and music projects, such as Seditius and Hermano & the Marines.

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