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Eric Ling

Drop Zone


With MEINL since:



August 24, 1970

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Yunlin, Taiwan

Currently living in:


Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Generation X X-treme Stack 12"/14"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:


Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Stay with family, mountain-climbing

Favorite Food:

Roasted Duck, Beefsteak

Favorite Drink:



Rich Hwang, Drum Videos

Highlight of your career so far:

I was a member for a famous Chinese artist called "Shino" and had the tour in Hong Kong, Maylasia and Taiwan. I am also the studio recording player for some famous groups such as Cherry Bone, CAT, Emellie Gwan and so on. Presently, I am the independent artist and touring Asia with an international band, Drop Zone.

Drumming strengths:

Playing Jazz, Fusion, Latin and Funk

Drumming means to me:

I have to say drumming is the part of my live. It is exciting to me and sometimes I feel I can leave this world and get inside the groove while playing.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Practice, Practice, Practice and never give up what you love!!!

How would you describe yourself:

I am easygoing and a kind of person wiht sympathy for other people. I always believe we should do our best to make our living alive and face what the life is.

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

I am glad I have practiced hard and I'can achive some goals and make my drumming life come true like traveling with playing music