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Bobby Arechiga

Bobby Arechigas Zozobra, Strongheart


With MEINL since:



August 25, 1960

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Beautiful Downtown Burbank, California!

Currently living in:

Sunny Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Mb20 Pure Metal Ride 24"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

My Rover 75 Connoisseur & my Wifes Renault Megane Cabriolet

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Travelling & Partying with Family and Friends!

Favorite Food:

Breakfast/ Mom and DadsHome Made Mexican Food!

Favorite Drink:

Water, and any drink derived from it!


Every Drummer I have heard!

Highlight of your career so far:

The Part Where I Was Playing the Drums and working with the likes of Jimmy S. & Eddie R. Arechiga, with Byron Cole in Strange Visitor, F. Kirk Alley & Bill Trudel in Lazer, The Truly Talented Mark Stein, The Awesome Ronnie James Dio & Many Great Guitarists including Paul Gilbert, Lanny Cordola & Jimmy Crespo in  the Dangerzone days, Bad ass Bass Man Bill Evans & Wilbur Hess in Strongheart, (Hold on, I am not done Dropping Names Yet!) The Legends that are George Young & Harry Vanda, Trevor Boulder, Screaming Lord Sutch, Joe Rose & The Guild, amongst many others, including not least, the Sensational S**t Stabbers of Steelworks Studios: Dave Nesbitt, James Jayawardena & John Short!

Drumming strengths:

Rhythmic Sensibility and Adaptability/Badass Rock Stomp!

Drumming means to me:

A Gateway to Communion with All That Is. My Jam On!

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Be open to all music, Have Focus and Patience in Practice, Listen While Playing, and Gitcho Jam On!

How would you describe yourself:

Human (at times Super--- at times Sub)!

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

Damn, That Was GOOOOD!"/ Where am I going to store all these Awards & All This Money?