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Naive, The Matrixx, Mad Dod


With MEINL since:

April 2006


January 21, 1970

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Moscow, Russia

Currently living in:

Moscow, Russia

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Mb20 Heavy Bell Ride 22"

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Don't have one

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

I paint, I make design of my show costumes, I make design of my drums, I'm a manager of my bands

Favorite Food:

Meat and potatos

Favorite Drink:



Many great drummers!

Highlight of your career so far:

I released 19 full albums with different groups. Played in the open air Russian Rock Festival "Nashestvie" in front of 120,000 people!

Drumming strengths:

Playing with a click & play-alongs. Making a real groove. Powerful drum sound.

Drumming means to me:

Making great music & show

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Practice with a metronome. Listen to great drummers.

How would you describe yourself:

Expressive, grooving rock drummer.

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

If I had another chance, I wouldn't change anything.