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Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 9:21 AM

Meinl Cymbals Welcomes 'ventor' Of The Legendary German Thrash Metal Band Kreator

Meinl Cymbals Welcomes Ventor of the Legendary German Thrash Metal Band Kreator

Juergen 'Ventor' Reil is the drummer and a founding member of the legendary band Kreator. The band's early releases 'Endless Pain', 'Pleasure to Kill', 'Terrible Certainty', and 'Extreme Aggression' in the 80's and 90's are still milestones of the Thrash Metal Genre. Ventor's drumming on these albums has been revolutionary and trend-setting at that time. He has influenced many of today's leading metal drummers.

Kreator have just released their new album "Phantom Antichrist", which entered the German albumcharts at #5 and are getting ready to hit the road worldwide until end of 2012. Check out for more info.

Ventor plays meinl Byzance, Mb20, and Soundcaster Series cymbals exclusively.