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Matt Marquez



With MEINL since:



February 16, 1985

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Arcadia, CA

Currently living in:

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Brilliant China 20"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Whatever my friends let me borrow?

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Spend time with the family, friends, girlfriend, play with the pug!

Favorite Food:

Italian and Mexican

Favorite Drink:

Root Beer


Pat McGrath, Chris Romanowski

Highlight of your career so far:

If I had to choose, Being on the road with Norma Jean as a Drum Tech. Without that I wouldn't be here now.

Drumming strengths:

A strong belief of using rudimentary technique, but having fun! 

Drumming means to me:

 More than just hitting stuff. It passes a message of passion and love for music that can't ever be described in words. 

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Don't stop. If there is something you want, work hard and work smart!

How would you describe yourself:

Determined, outgoing, social, focused.

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

That was fun!