Tom Larkin is a Manager, Producer, Drummer and Songwriter. He resides in Australia and is a founding member of New Zealand hard rock band Shihad. He also runs music management / artist development company Homesurgery.
Shihad have released four #1 studio albums and three top 10 singles in their home country of New Zealand. They have had the most Top 40 charting singles (26) and hold the outright title for the most chart hits by a Kiwi band. They are the very first New Zealand act to debut four albums at #1, achieving two Double Platinum, two Platinum and three Gold certifications for their seven albums over a 22 year career. In Australia, the band have had three Top 10 studio albums and picked up two Gold certifications for 'The General Electric' and 'Pacifier' respectively. Shihad have toured extensively internationally and have opened for some of the biggest names in rock including AC/DC, Metallica, Faith No More, Tool, 30 Seconds to Mars, Guns 'n' Roses and Korn.
Tom has produced bands such as Calling All Cars, Bodyjar, High Tension, Strangers, Young and Restless (Triple J unearthed J award-winning album), The Getaway Plan, King Cannons and Villainy to name a few, as well as playing session drums for various artists including Killing Joke (Seminal UK Post Punk band) and Barry Palmer (Hunters and Collectors).
He has also worked with several top international producers and mixers such as Gggarth Richardson (Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Rage Against the Machine) Alan Moulder (Nine inch Nails, Killers) and Josh Abraham (Velvet Revolver, Korn).
Tom’s management company Homesurgery is based in Melbourne, Victoria and currently represents Australian acts Calling All Cars, Strangers & The Sinking Teeth as well as New Zealand band Cairo Knife Fight.