Christian Eigner

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Christian Eigner
Christian Eigner.jpg
Background information
Born (1971-03-03) 3 March 1971 (age 44)
Origin Vienna, Austria
Genres Alternative rock, synthpop, alternative dance, electronica
Associated acts Depeche Mode
Dave Gahan
Opien
Eigner/Clayton
Website www.christianeigner.com

Christian Eigner (born 3 March 1971 in Vienna, Austria) is a drummer, composer, live and session musician. He began drumming at the age of 4, and started his professional career aged 16 playing sessions and doing tours with various artists, across many genres. He has been performing with Depeche Mode since 1997, as their drummer. He has also co-written Depeche Mode tracks with singer Dave Gahan since 2005, most notably the Grammy-nominated Depeche Mode single "Suffer Well" from the album Playing the Angel. Most Recent tour: Delta Machine Tour 2013/14.

He also co-produced and co-wrote Dave Gahan`s solo album "Hourglass" (2007).

Eigner plays Sonor drums and Zildjian cymbals:

Zildjian cymbals:

12" fx oriental china trash

13" A custom hi-hats

14.25" K custom hybrid hi-hats

11" K custom hybrid splash

17" K custom dark crash

18" K custom dark crash

19" K custom hybrid crash

20" A custom rezo crash

21" K crash/ride

24" K light ride

18" A custom china

20" fx oriental china trash

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