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Anup Sastry



With MEINL since:

September 2012


May 21, 1990

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Rockville, MD

Currently living in:

Frederick, MD

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Brilliant Medium Crash 18"

Drumming since:

I was 12.

Car that you currently drive:

2008 Subaru Legacy

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Record, mix, and produce music, hanging out with friends, and working out.

Favorite Food:

Fettucine Alfredo

Favorite Drink:



I have had many teachers.

Highlight of your career so far:

I'd say touring with Jeff Loomis and becoming a Meinl artist have been career highlights for me!

Drumming strengths:

Groove, Use of Ghost Notes, Foot Control, Pocket, and Independence.

Drumming means to me:

Absolutely everything!

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Be diverse in what you take influence from. Have idols and role models, yet don't forget to develop your own unique self.

How would you describe yourself:

Very easy to get along with, hard working, diverse and very open minded!

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

That I never stopped growing, evolving, and learning.