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Dirk Verbeuren

Soilwork , Scarve


With MEINL since:


Place of birth:

Wilrijk, Belgium

Currently living in:

Cleveland, USA

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Toyota Corolla

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Movies, dinner, going out with my wife

Favorite Food:

Thai food

Favorite Drink:

Coca Cola


Franck Agulhon, Alain Gozzo, Denis Palatin, Andre Charlier, Richard-Paul Morellini

Highlight of your career so far:

Travelling around the world; touring with some of my idols (Thomas Lang, Gene Hoglan, Tomas Haake, Peter Wildoer, Tony Laureano, Raymond Herrera)

Drumming strengths:

Speed, Groove, Creativity, Effectiveness

Drumming means to me:

Evasion, Challenge, Fun!

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Open-minded, creativity & practice are the key!

How would you describe yourself:

A skinny, goofy, clumsy belgian, addicted to blastbeats.

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

Those who knew me were happy they did.