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Truls Haugen

Circus Maximus, Insense


With MEINL since:



December 14, 1981

Zodiac Sign:


Place of birth:

Oslo, Norway

Currently living in:

Oslo, Norway

Drumming since:


Car that you currently drive:

Skoda Octavia

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Spending time with my family, drinking with friends, eating

Favorite Food:

Tacos and Indian

Favorite Drink:

All kinds of beers, Coke


A jazzdrummer called Hector Novas taught me a few things many years ago, but I'm mostly self taught

Highlight of your career so far:

Loud Park 2012 festival in Japan playing in front of over 20000 people

Drumming strengths:

Groove, power and memory

Drumming means to me:

It is what I do best so it means a whole lot

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Don't stop practicing even if you think you're good enough. There's always something new to learn. Use a metronome

How would you describe yourself:

Naturally calm. Negative in a positive way

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

Yeah, baby! That's what I did.