Brian, (born on August 18, 1968 in Denville, New Jersey) is a drummer, guitar player, vocalist and songwriter. Tichy began playing drums at age eight and started playing guitar at age 12. His earliest influences include Led Zeppelin, Kiss, Aerosmith, AC/DC and Van Halen.
After attending Berklee College of Music from 1986-1990, Tichy has toured/recorded with a multitude of artists including Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne, Seether, Velvet Revolver, Foreigner, Pride & Glory, Glenn Hughes, Sass Jordan and Slash’s Snakepit.. The Billy Idol/Tichy writing partnership sparked the recording of Billy Idol’s first CD since 1993. “Devil’s Playground” (Sanctuary Records) was recorded in 2004 and contained 8 Idol/Tichy tracks. The CD was released in March 2005 and they toured for the remainder of the year. In recent years Brian has toured with Foreigner, Billy Idol, Lynch Mob and Whitesnake and was very honored to be the drummer to play with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry at the John Varvatos hosted 10th Annual Stuart House Benefit show this year.