Originally from upstate New York, Seth began playing drums at the age of three. By age nine, he was sitting in with local bands and even backing up his elementary school choir. He’s been in the Nashville music scene for 20+ years and is currently the touring drummer for Carrie Underwood. When Seth isn’t on the road, he is in the studio recording and collaborating with some of Nashville’s top writers, musicians, and producers.

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Tours, Appearances, Performances, Albums

Seth has been in the Nashville music scene for years and has played/recorded with the likes of rockers Quinn Loggins, Joey DeGraw and Sodium. On the rock country and country scene he has performed/recorded with Ruby Lovette (Curb), Anna Wilson (Curb), Amy Dalley (Curb), The Wilkinsons (RCA), The Marie Sisters (Universal/Republic), Wade Hayes (Columbia), Jeff Carson (Curb), Brian McComas (Lyric Street), SheDaisy (Lyric Street), Katrina Elam (Universal South), Gary Allan (MCA), The Wreckers (Maverick), Sarah Johns(RCA), Joe Nichols(Universal South), Julianne Hough(Curb), Phil Vassar, Chris Young(), Rodney Adkins(Curb), The Band Perry, Sheryl Crow and Little Big Town(UMG), recording on LBT’s albums “Tornado” and “Painkiller. Seth Currently tours with Country Superstar Keith Urban(UMG).

Major tours Seth has performed on have included, The Brooks and Dunn “Only in America” tour, CMT Most Wanted Live Tour, the Rascal Flatts’ “Melt” tour,  The Rascal Flatts’ “Me And My Gang” tour, The Brad Paisly “Paisly Party” tour, The Sugarland “Incredible Machine” Tour, the Rascal Flatts “Changed” tour, the Keith Urban ” Light the fuse” tour and the Keith Urban “Ripcord” world tour.

Seth has appeared in music videos with the following artists, Brian McComas, SheDaisy, Gary Allan, Joe Nichols, Sarah Johns, The Band Perry, Leanne Womack, Little Big Town, and Keith Urban.

Television appearances include, the CBS Early Morning Show, ABC’s the View, The Grand Ole Opry Live, CMT’s MWL, The CMA Music Festival on ABC, a live concert special with Gary Allan on both MTV and CMT, Good Morning America, Good Afternoon America, Jimmy Kimmel, Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, Dancing with the Stars, Craig Ferguson, The Talk, Jimmy Fallon, Ellen Degeneres, Fox and Freinds, Live with Kelly and Michael, Canada a.m., CMT Awards, The ACA Awards, David Letterman, X-Factor and American Idol.




The SR-1 was designed by Seth Rausch, the Nashville-based drummer currently backing Keith Urban.  The SR-1 is similar to a 3A, but slightly larger in diameter and shorter in length.  Additionally, the quick taper and round bead provide a bit more front weight, which creates a warm sound at high volumes, and helps facilitate the quietest of ghost notes.


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  • Length: 16″; Diameter: .598″
  • Round Bead

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