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John Bengtsson

Sonic Syndicate, The Unguided


With MEINL since:



July 05, 1983

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Varberg, Sweden

Currently living in:

Varberg, Sweden

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Saab 93 Aero

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Ski, travel, listen to lots of music

Favorite Food:

Homemade pasta Bolognese

Favorite Drink:

Milk, Bacardi lemon and cola, white wine


Me, Myself and I

Highlight of your career so far:

Wacken Open Air 2007 and with Full Force 2007

Drumming strengths:

Dynamic and distinct playing

Drumming means to me:

Drumming is my live and without it I'd be missing a part of my soul

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Practice all the time, play live as much as you can and most important enjoy playing

How would you describe yourself:

Easy going, calm until show time and hungry

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

When I look back on my life one day I hope I can just smile and have nothing but great memories. I also hope that I can inspire some young kids to explore the world of drumming and to have the chance to do what I love most