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Anton Samokhvalov

Ease Of Disgust


With MEINL since:



June 14, 1986

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Maikop, Russia

Currently living in:

Moscow, Russia

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Skoda Roomster

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Hanging out with my friends, traveling, work in my drum shop

Favorite Food:

Fish meals

Favorite Drink:

Jack Danniels

Highlight of your career so far:

Playing at Wacken Open Air this year as first band from Russia at Wacken Metal Battle

Drumming strengths:

Extreme metal skills - blast beats & skank beats, double bass, mix of speed and groove

Drumming means to me:

My life is about drums 24/7 - i play in a great band & work in biggest Russian drum shop called "Blast Beat Drum Shop"

Advice for up and coming drummers:

A lot of practice and rehearsals with band, listen to the good music, learn style of your favorite drummers and borrow something out of it, but try to find your own style and sound

How would you describe yourself:

I like to set a challenge for myself and achieve my goals

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

That was awesome