Chad Paetznick


August 2019: Chad has relocated to Nashville, TN where he is now teaching Rock Band and drumming w/ artists.

July 2019: Chad was featured up-close in 4 scenes on Stranger Things 3 episode 7 as a theater patron.
 Chad was also on set for a new Netflix series "Sweet Magnolias" and the Fox series "The Resident"

June 2019: Chad was on set 3 days for Ozark 3 (starring Jason Bateman) where he played piano in a bar scene.

May 2019: Chad performed live shows in FL & GA w/ American Idol Finalist Jessica Meuse

May 2019: Chad completed a successful mini-tour of the Southeast US with Americana artist Jeff Mix

April 2019: Chad was on set for the upcoming DC streaming series "Stargirl"

March 2019: Chad is featured on David Cone's new album release entitled "Studio A." Click here to listen.

February 2019: Chad is now working with Songwriter/Performer David Robert King 

January 2019: Chad was featured as a specialty actor on in the upcoming movie "Little" w/ Marsai Martin and Issa Rae.

December 2018: Chad's B-52's tribute band The Lobsters of Rock has premiered in Atlanta,GA to rave reviews!

November 2018: Chad was on set for the production of Undercover Brother 2, 
starring Barry Bostwick and Michael Jai White.IMDb Page

October 2018: Chad was on set for Stranger Things season 3 as a background actor and was placed in several scenes with the main actors. The season is scheduled to be released on July 4,2019.

July 2018: Chad recently recorded 8 songs for songwriter David Cone's 2nd album at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, TN.

Past News:

Chad's drumming is featured on the debut album 
by Atlanta songwriting artist David Cone. 
Released 1/19/18.

7" Vinyl and YouTube video released of 
Chad's collaboration w/ Helmet's Page Hamilton 
on new classical work "St Pius: Spirit Rising"

New album release by Lord Styrofoam 
features Chad's powerful drumming.

Chad recently collaborated with 
Page Hamilton(Helmet)
to bring a new symphonic band work to life. 
The world premiere of Page Hamilton's commissioned work 
"St Pius: Spirit Rising" took place on 3/30/17 
in Atlanta 
at St Pius X Catholic High School. 
Page was 
Artist-in-Residence for the week, 
teaching a guitar masterclass, 
giving a music lecture, and observed rehearsals 
and the performance of his new symphonic work. 
The piece was recorded and has been released on YouTube 
and as a limited edition 7" vinyl record. 

Chad's drumline arrangement of Helmet's "Unsung" was performed on 11/18/16 
w/ Helmet at the Masquerade in Atlanta, GA