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Paul Koehler



With MEINL since:



September 09, 1983

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Kitchener, Ontario

Currently living in:

Burlington, Ontario

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

My parent's Toyota Yaris, yup.

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Collect and listen to music & graphic design

Favorite Food:

Vegetarian Sushi

Favorite Drink:

Coca Cola (!)


Self-taught with various lessons along with way

Highlight of your career so far:

Nomination for Canada's  JUNO award for Best New Group of the Year award - the  ultimate honor as a Canadian musician.

Drumming strengths:

Being a small dude but still hitting  hard haha.. I don't know, I try my best and dedicate  myself to my drums.

Drumming means to me:

My escape from everything. When I have the worst days of my life, the only remedy is to step on stage and perform. 

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Practice hard but have fun with it, drumming is meant to be enjoyed!

How would you describe yourself:

Workaholic, motivated and ambitious
 - did I mention that I like to succeed?

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

That I had a good time, because happiness is the sign of ultimate success.