Abe Perez is the drummer and percussionist of the American Alternative Rock band Glasspirits with singer Joanna Jose Glass. He endorses Spaun Drums and Scymtek Cymbals and was also in the popular band Yankee Rose.

Congrats to Strangelove Guitarist Donny Simmons in Van Halen Rising Book

Congrats to the guest guitarist of Glassirits's cover of Depeche Mode's hit song "Strangelove".  Donny makes an appearance in the book Van Halen Rising and gives author Greg Renoff details of his experience playing shows with Van Halen when he was in the bands Stormer and Yankee Rose.

Donny played some great licks on the recording and Abe Perez and Joanna Glass were thrilled with the results. Here's the link to the book Van Halen Rising which you can check out yourself!

For more information on Donny Simmons you can read about him on his Wikipedia page:

  • Donny Simmons is an American guitarist. He is mostly known for being the guitarist of both bands Stormer and Yankee Rose, bands that were popular in Los Angeles, sharing the stage with Ratt, Quiet Riot, Mötley Crüe, Metallica and Van Halen.[1][2][3] Simmons has also been cited as a major influence to Tracy G,[4] the guitarist from Dio. Recently, he has been interviewed for Greg Renoff's popular book, Van Halen Rising.[4]