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Josu Erviti

INNERVE, Damba, The Lonely Band


With MEINL since:



June 06, 1982

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Leitza, Spain

Currently living in:

Pamplona, Spain

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Brilliant Medium Crash 18"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Peugeot Partner

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

I record and produce records and also sport.

Favorite Food:

Vegetable pie made by my girlfriend

Favorite Drink:



David Barcos was my teacher.

Highlight of your career so far:

One of my important moments was the Live Festival (2001) where I played with Txarrena. There were fifty thousand of people and it is the reason why it was a significant moment. From a sentimental point of view, another special moment was the recording of Karlos Colina album in 2012.

Drumming strengths:

Firstly, I consider that I have strength in the studio as well as live. Moreover, I am good at teaching.

Drumming means to me:

I consider drumming as my live. There are many people who go by many different facets and are in many different ways during his life. For me, music is my way and drums are the vehicle that I move with it.

Advice for up and coming drummers:

“Enjoy and devote your love to drumming and music. Then, this love will give back to you as a great gratification”. Maybe, it is a topic but it is a reality for me.

How would you describe yourself:

I am patient and hard-working.

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

I would like to say that in my live I have done what I prefer such as helping the people who are around me. Anyway, I am happy in every moment. That would be nice and it is successful by the time.