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Colin Berrill

The Flaws, Mercy Killers


With MEINL since:



January 06, 1983

Place of birth:

Dublin, Ireland

Currently living in:

Dundalk, Co Louth, Ireland

Drumming since:

the age of 11

Car that you currently drive:

Mercedes Sprinter

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Spend time at home with family and friends

Favorite Food:

Mexican Food

Favorite Drink:



Ma dad (Gene Berrill), Pat Waller and every other drummer that influenced me.

Highlight of your career so far:

Playing Glastonbury festival 2008

Drumming strengths:

Energy and ability to adapt to many different genres

Drumming means to me:

Everything. My life revolves around drums. If I am not playing them, I am building, selling or teaching them. I am always around drums.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

If you put in the hours at the beginning it will pay off in the end! Listen and learn and make sure you enjoy what you're playing.

How would you describe yourself:

Easy going laid back kind of guy. I don't take life too seriously.

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

I had seen the world, had fun and made the most of every opportunity that came my way.