Johnny Rhoads was born in Fort Worth Texas. He has been a pro drummer from the time He was 14. He has played for many bands over the years. His first real break came when He was asked to join former Alice Cooper guitarist, and Texas blues legend, John Nitzinger. Johnny played many shows with Nitzinger. Later Johnny met Chris Gill and they Co-founded The Christian metal act RotA. RotA was singed to the Indie label Smilin' Jack Records. Johnny recorded 7 cd's with RotA, along with other comp cd's RotA was featured on. Johnny has also recorded several other cd's as a studio drummer for other artist. Johnny was also honored in 2007 when He was inducted into the Christian Drummers Hall of Fame. Johnny endorses many great companies and is proud to call them family. Johnny is now playing for D.T.S.