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Dan Carle

After the Burial


With MEINL since:



July 06, 1987

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Virginia, MN

Currently living in:

Virginia, MN

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Pontiac Grand Prix

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Biking and Fishing

Favorite Food:

Hot Wings

Favorite Drink:




Highlight of your career so far:

Touring with Killswitch Engage, Disturbed, and Chimera. Also touring Europe with Suicide Silence and Emmure.

Drumming strengths:

Solid Dynamics, Endurance, Tight Groove, and Good Independence.

Drumming means to me:

Drumming to me is the moment of clarity where despite all of the stresses of life, all that matters is the joy of it.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Keep your mind open to everything whether it is techniques, styles, or whatever. There’s always something new and fun to learn on the kit if you just take the time and practice.

How would you describe yourself:

I’m a very chill, quiet, humble type of person that is very determined and hard working.  I take practice very seriously and am constantly trying to improve behind the kit.

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

I was part of a musical movement which effected people’s lives around the world in a positive way.