Back to list
United Kingdom

Chris McConville

The Bishops


With MEINL since:



March 03, 1978

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Lanark, Scotland

Currently living in:

London, UK

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Soundcaster Custom Medium Ride 20"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

No car at the moment

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Going out on the town, cooking

Favorite Food:

Lentil based dishes, green pesto pasta

Favorite Drink:

Water, Single Malt Whiskey, Beer, Coffee, Tea


No teacher. Maybe my brother playing in bands and playing along to records. Self taught

Highlight of your career so far:

Having released 2 albums and touring the world

Drumming strengths:

Beats, grooves, solid heavy rhythm, tone

Drumming means to me:

Drumming is all about rhythm, I drum from the heart and soul and is great for my soul

Advice for up and coming drummers:

I think it's great to start playing in bands early once you have the basics

How would you describe yourself:

I'm the quiet one you have to watch, I like a good laugh, I think I'm friendly and outgoing.

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

That I lved the dream (my dream) and worked hard to do what i wanted to do with my life.