Band Members

Ariën van Weesenbeek

Ariën van Weesenbeek

Date Of Birth:
17-5-1980

Instruments:
Drums

Education: Bachelor degree of music

Musical Background:
I started playing drums at age 7, and went to a local music school for about 12 years. I’ve also played in a marching band for 6 years, and during my highschool time, I also played in a couple of metalbands with friends of mine. I got my bachelor degree of music at the Conservatory in Rotterdam. I’ve been playing in God Dethtoned for more than 6 years now, and have done three albums and quite some tours with them so far. I also worked as a session drummer for Delain’s first album ‘Lucidity’, and I participated in the project of After Forever guitarplayer Sander Gommans, called HDK. And I’m teaching drums from time to time.

Favourite Bands:
Morbid Angel
Slayer
Heather Nova
The Prodigy
Osdorp Posse

Favourite Musicians:
Trey Azagthoth
Pete Sandoval
Dave Lombardo
John Bonham
Def P

Favourite Albums:
Morbid Angel – all albums
Heather Nova – Siren
Slayer – Raining Blood
Grip Inc. – Power of Inner Strength
Osdorp Posse – Afslag Osdorp

Favourite Movies:
The Silence of the Lambs
Scarface
Goodfellas
The Godfather
Lord of the Rings
Heat
The Green Mile
Forrest Gump
Sin City
The Shawshank Redemption
Snatch
Lock, Stock & Two smoking barrels
…. And many more….

Gear:
Premier XPK drums
Big Dog Snaredrum
Amedia cymbals
Balbex drumsticks
Roland Triggers & modules

Taken from Epica Online


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