Glenn Milchem


Glen Milchem

Glenn Milchem is a Toronto based musician who has been playing drums for 40 years and has played professionally for 30 years. During that time he has performed and recorded with countless artists in a variety of genres, appearing on dozens of records, film soundtracks and television commercials and playing on stages all over North America, Europe and Australia. For the past 22 years he has been the drummer for enduring Canadian Music Hall of Famers Blue Rodeo, who at the time of this writing (September 2013) are about to release their 13th studio album titled In Our Nature. Some other artists he's worked with include Vital Sines, Whitenoise, The Garbagemen, Groovy Religion, Plasterscene Replicas, Change of Heart, Andrew Cash, Andy Curran & Soho 69, Jane Siberry, Hayden, Starvin Hungry, Luke Doucet, Holy Fuck, The Beauties, and Simply Saucer among others. He is endorsed by Yamaha, Paiste, Evans and Headhunters.

In addition to his drumming career, Glenn led his own band The Swallows for more than a decade as lead singer, guitarist and composer. The Swallows released four albums and Glenn's song "Turning Blue" appeared on the soundtrack to the Sony Pictures film "Catch and Release". He is also a father of four children ranging in ages from two to twenty seven.