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Clay is active on Twitter as @claydrum.

link to Clay Hill's Twitter account

He has a website where you can listen to tracks from his new CD.

link to Clay Hill's website

And you can visit his Facebook fan page here.

link to Clay Hill's Facebook Fan Page

clayton hill bio

Born in South Porcupine, ON, Clayton Hill moved to Lions Bay, BC and then Campbell River, BC where his first band was named after the 30 feet tall "Big Rock" that sits on the shoreline near the south end of town.

Clay honed his drumming skills with a succession of bands, including The Ventures, CCR, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Led Zeppelin and Rush to name a few. An education in 'feel', 'dynamics' and the intricacies of the 'shuffle' ensued - playing years of sold out shows with Randy Elvis Friskie, the Legends Of Rock & Roll and the Roy Orbison Story. Clay remains a committed Roy Orbison fan.

In the early nineties Clay played with Brian Howes (song writer/producer for Hinder, Faber Drive, Daughtry and Hedley) and in '95 he began traveling the world with the popular party band, OZONE/Luv Shak. By the time he hooked up with Trooper his list of favorite places in the world included Shanghai, China, Dubai, UAE, Helsinki, Finland, the UK, and Barcelona, Spain.

Clay's proudest moment, though, was the birth of his daughter, Chloe. "She owns a heart of gold and seemingly has an old soul on fire within her," he says. It was Chloe who inspired Clay to write and record his first solo album, "Hurting To Feel", which was released Jan 2012. Clay’s follow up album, “Souvenirs Of Rust” will be out summer 2015.

Clay also gives music lessons in the off season and is inspired by the love of drumming, guitar and bass of his students.

Clay has recently returned to New Westminster from Lions Bay, BC where he lived for 20 years. His heart is on Vancouver Island and hopes to return Summer 2015.

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