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Frederik Ehmke

Blind Guardian


With MEINL since:



June 20, 1978

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Malsch, Germany

Currently living in:

Taunusstein, Germany

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Mb20 Heavy Crash 20"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

BMW 3 Touring

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

my family, playing Nintendo, doing sports

Favorite Food:

Raclette, Chocolate

Favorite Drink:

Chocolate Drinks, Ice Tea


Michael Grossmann, Rainer Rumpel, Hermann Kock

Highlight of your career so far:

Album and world tour with Blind Guardian

Drumming strengths:

Double Bass Technique, great versatility of styles,
studied musician

Drumming means to me:

Bringing music to life

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Be yourselves and try to find your own way of making music

How would you describe yourself:

A normal guy looking a bit strange 

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

I did everything right