Steven Bruce Smith born August 21, is an American drummer best known as a member of the rock band Journey across three tenures. Smith received his first drum kit at age two and in he began taking formal lessons with local Boston area drum teacher Bill Flanagan, who played in big bands in the swing era. Smith got his first "real" drum set when he was 12 years old. On many nights, Steve could be heard practicing in a small shed in the backyard of his Harvard Street home.
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She is best known as the drummer of bands The Like and Nice as Fuck. As an actress, she has played drummers in fictional bands. Thomas is the daughter of Pete Thomas , drummer for Elvis Costello and the Attractions ,  and first started playing the drums at the age of Thomas was a founding member and drummer of the indie rock group The Like.
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M ovies about musicians, whether biopics, fictions or documentaries, are a fixture in cinema, but judging by the flurry of activity over the past 12 months — with acclaimed films about Aretha Franklin, Freddie Mercury and Elton John among others — we are in an uncommonly busy period, if not a flat-out golden age. There is, of course, far more to these movies than money-spinning: a good biopic or documentary can bring the songs to life, and illuminate the struggles of their creators. But what do musicians make of this lively cinematic category? We asked six eminent songwriters — including a few who have scored movies, and others who have been the subject of movies — to each pick their five favourite music films.