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Benedikt Brynleifsson

Mannakorn, 200.000 Naglbitar


With MEINL since:



January 31, 1979

Place of birth:

Akureyri, Iceland

Currently living in:

Reykjavík, Iceland

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Dark Ride 21"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Skoda Oktavia

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

I play golf

Favorite Food:


Favorite Drink:



Karl Petersen

Highlight of your career so far:

After finishing 10 sold out concerts with Icelandic pop star Paul Oscar and the Icelandic symphony orchestra. The feeling of driving a band of 70 members is a moment I will never forget.

Drumming strengths:

Versatility , timing, sound

Drumming means to me:

I can express myself freely and it makes me happy

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Listen to all kinds of music. Put on your headphones and jam to your favorite records. Seek education and most of all, have fun.

How would you describe yourself:

Reliable, humble.

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

It made me happy :-)