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Michael Urbano (born March 19, 1960, Sacramento, California, USA) is a studio drummer, band member, programmer, and record producer.

He is best known for being drummer for pop rock group Smash Mouth. He originally joined the band briefly in the summer of 1999, replacing original drummer Kevin Coleman, and performed during the first portion of their Astro Lounge tour, though was soon replaced by touring drummer Mitch Marine. When Mitch Marine departed, he joined Smash Mouth permanently in early 2000. He stayed for six years and departed on February 14, 2006. Before Smash Mouth, Urbano had played drums with The Spent Poets, The Kinetics, Third Eye Blind, John Hiatt, Black Lab, Cracker, Paul Westerberg, Red House Painters, Willy DeVille, and Sheryl Crow. While with Hiatt (1995-1999), Urbano toured extensively as one of Hiatt's "Nashville Queens" that included bassist Davey Faragher (now with Elvis Costello) and guitarist David Immergluck (now with Counting Crows). The Nashville Queens also worked with Hiatt in the studio, recording Walk On, Little Head and Crossing Muddy Waters. Smash Mouth is the most recent band to have Urbano as a full member. He was also a member of Bourgeois Tagg, a 1980s band that was fronted by Brent Bourgeois and Larry Tagg. Lyle Workman was the guitarist for the band. They had moderate success with their second album, Yo-Yo, which was produced by Todd Rundgren, and featured the Top 40 hit, "I Don't Mind At All." When Bourgeois Tagg split, Michael, Larry, and Lyle, recorded and toured with Todd Rundgren.

In 2006 Urbano left Smash Mouth due to creative differences. He recently recorded with Fischerspooner and played live with Cake as well as leading Artist Development at In July 2007, he worked with Luciano Ligabue for recording a new song: 'Niente paura'. In Spring 2008 he became a band member with Luciano Ligabue, playing drums for the European Tour, and through summer of 2008 in the main stadiums of Italy fo ElleElle tour. He was in the band also in the seven dates at Verona Arena among September and October 2008 with the Arena's orchestra, repeated in the same months of 2009 in ten concerts.

Michael Urbano rejoined Smash Mouth in June 2009.

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