Basic Background Info

Birth: March 31, 1954
Location: Bournemouth, England
Band: The Babys, Rod Stewart, Roy Orbison, Elton John, Jeff Beck, Keith Urban, Jimmy Barnes, Farm Dogs, Eddie Money, Primal Scream, 311, Korn
Genres: Rock
Instruments: Drums
Occupation: Musician, Engineer, Producer


Tony Brock began his professional drumming career at fifteen and first gained fame as the drummer, occasional vocalist, and founding member of 1970s English pop/rock band, The Babys. Tony Brock's playing credits are a list of some of the top world class musicians in the industry.

Along with his tenure with The Babys, Tony Brock has also toured and/or recorded with Elton John, Jimmy Barnes, Jeff Beck, Roy Orbison, and Rod Stewart, who he was with for ten years, from 1980 into the early 1990s.

Tony Brock's list of credits doesn’t end with musicians. Tony has worked with many top producers including Don Gehman, Ron Nevison, Keith Olson, Greg Lake, and Jimmy Iovine. His production credits include Keith Urban and Jimmy Barnes, as well as TV show soundtracks and movies. He has also mixed albums for the bands Korn and 311.

Tony Brock’s love of the creative process and his dedication to music extends to his recording studio, Rockin’ Hoarse Studios. Tony Brock is dedicated to helping artists create personalized and professional tracks, no matter who they are.


Album Year Album Name Album Band
1972 Spontaneous Combustion Spontaneous Combustion
1974 Misunderstood Strider
1976 Babys The Babys
1976 Wake 'Em Up in Tokyo Karla DeVito
1977 Broken Heart The Babys
1978 Head First The Babys
1980 Foolish Behaviour Rod Stewart
1980 On the Edge The Babys
1980 Union Jacks The Babys
1981 Anthology The Babys
1981 Tonight I'm Yours Rod Stewart
1982 Absolutely Live Rod Stewart
1983 Body Wishes Rod Stewart
1983 No Control Eddie Money
1984 Camouflage Rod Stewart
1985 Jimmy Barnes Jimmy Barnes
1985 Just One of the Guys Original Soundtrack
1986 Darling Robert Hazard
1986 Every Beat of My Heart Rod Stewart
1986 Rod Stewart Rod Stewart
1987 Freight Train Heart Jimmy Barnes
1988 Out of Order Rod Stewart
1989 Greatest Hits: The Sound of Money Eddie Money
1991 Vagabond Heart Rod Stewart
1994 Flesh and Wood Jimmy Barnes
1994 Give Out But Don't Give Up Primal Scream
1996 Acoustic Heart Adrian Gurvitz
1996 Hits Jimmy Barnes
1996 Last Stand in Open Country Farm Dogs
1997 Eddie Money/Life for the Taking/No Control Eddie Money
1997 Hot Show Elliot Kendall
1997 Space Radio George Zoomer
1997 Triad/Spontaneous Combustion Spontaneous Combustion
1998 Greatest Hits + Five Unreleased Steve Perry
1998 Immigrant Sons Farm Dogs
1999 Blown Zoomer
2000 Anthology The Babys
2001 Babys/Broken Heart The Babys
2001 Dancing Madly Sideways Marcella Detroit
2001 Heat Jimmy Barnes
2001 Hero All Wound Up
2001 Valentine Babys The Babys
2002 Songs for the Uninvited Zoomer
2003 Richer for Rain Road to Blue
2006 Greatest Hits Steve Perry
2006 JB50 Jimmy Barnes
2006 Official Unofficial BABYS Album The Babys


  • “[Tony Brock] also makes a killer cup of tea.” -Rockin’ Hoarse Studios Website

Instruments of Choice



Drums: Drum Workshop
Cymbals: Zildjian
Hardware: Drum Workshop
Heads: Remo
Sticks: Regal Tip

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