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David Atkins

Resin Dogs


With MEINL since:

2008 - but my first cymbals in 1987 included several Meinl Rakers


February 27, 1974

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Sydney, Australia

Currently living in:

my car mainly....Northern N.S.W.

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Ford Wagon

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

DJ, studio projects, feeding my habbit....chopping drums on a MPC sampler

Favorite Food:

food with actual flavour

Favorite Drink:

Water (specially when you own some)


Steve Jordans DVD is all any drummer needs

Highlight of your career so far:

Maybe when Billy Cobham shook my hand and said "nice groove son" when we wupported him in 1997 - 1998

Drumming strengths:

Being of South American decent

Drumming means to me:

Being open minded always gets the job

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Learn how to cook well with flavour and then your beats will be tasty

How would you describe yourself:

An audio junkie to the core

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

Damn, I'm one of the luckiest dudes ever