The Drum Shuffle - Episode 050 - Charlie Mills

January 9, 2019

Charlie Mills is a native New Jersey drummer that sports an amazing resume.  Charlie was a member of Dee Snider's SMF solo project, Skid Row, Strength, and many other Jersey-area bands over the past 30-plus years.  On episode 050, Charlie talks with Jamie about his rise through the ranks of incredible musicians in New Jersey, having a very young Jon Bon Jovi in one of his high school garage bands, and a seminal moment that changed his life forever.  Charlie also opens up about his personal journey from alcoholism and drug addiction to recovery counselor and life coach.  Charlie is one of the nicest guys anyone will ever meet and he shares his personal story openly and honestly on this episode.  This is an inspirational story that anyone can relate to with ease.