Manny Perez of Houston\'s own popular rock band, LoneStar PornStar, has been officially endorsed by Chop Shop Drum Company. Manny is joined with other drummers from Poison, Powermann 5000, End Ever After and other drummers in this prestigious sponsorship.
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\"Manny Perez from Lonestar Pornstar was one of the first artists we signed to our artist roster at Chop Shop Drum Co. Manny\'s drumming, and the band\'s fresh and explosive sound made them an instant favorite with the crew here at the shop. I am always blown away by these guys, and I am proud to have them all as friends. The new album is Lonestar Pornstar at their finest.....buckle up, LSPS is about to take off!\" - Brian Cocivera
Chop Shop Drum Co. is based out of Acton California. It is owned and operated by Rikki Rockett of the popular 80\'s metal band Poison, as well as original owner Brian Cocivera. All their drums are custom made to customer specs. They now have the \"Manny Perez Signature Drum Set.\"
Manny\'s set includes:
14x14 floor tom
16x16 floor tom
20x22 bass drum
7x13 Manny Perez Signature Snare
5.5x10 popcorn snare
Remo Coated Emperors on top of toms
Remo Clear Ambassadors on bottom of toms
Remo Ebony Powerstroke 3 front of bass drum
Remo Clear Powerstroke 3 on batter side of bass drum
Remo Emperor X on Manny Perez Signature Snare
Remo Coated Emperor on Popcorn snare
DW pedals and hardware
Smoke Acrylic with Star Lugs
Manny gained the attention and respect of both owners due to his vast talent and experience in the music industry. He toured Venezuela consistently for 3 years with Aditus(one of the biggest pop-rock bands in the country’s history). He has been a constant called upon studio drummer for bands such as Tequila Cowboys, Ray Cashman, Matt Minor, Shot Glass and many others.
Manny\'s current band, LoneStar PornStar, is among the top drawing rock bands in Houston and Austin belonging to both the Houston Band Coalition and Austin Indie Alliance. For two years in a row they have won \"Best Alternative Rock Band\" for the Houston Press Music Awards. They are featured in the up and coming 2007 film, \"Tex 2 Mex Chix\" a professional surf documentary, sponsored by Rockstar Energy Drink and have been signed to Broken Record Productions Management Department.