Chuck Comeau

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Chuck Comeau
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Comeau at Simple Plan's show at Six Flags New England, June 22, 2008
Background information
Birth name Charles-André Comeau
Born (1979-09-17) September 17, 1979 (age 34)
Montréal, Québec, Canada
Genres Pop punk, pop rock, alternative rock, punk rock
Occupations Musician, Actor
Instruments Drums, percussions, guitar
Years active 1993–present
Labels Lava, Atlantic
Associated acts Simple Plan, Reset
Website www.simpleplan.com

Charles-André "Chuck" Comeau (born September 17, 1979) is a French Canadian musician, who is best known as the drummer and backing vocalist for pop punk band Simple Plan.

Biography[edit]

Comeau started his music career in Reset with bandmate Pierre Bouvier. After the band's first CD was released, Comeau left the band and went to McGill University to pursue a degree in law.

After reuniting with Bouvier at a Sugar Ray concert, he soon left school and helped Bouvier to form Simple Plan. In Simple Plan, Comeau, along with Bouvier, are the main songwriters. He is sometimes known as the "writer" of the band as he does most of the lyrics, writes all the concepts, and writes the scripts to Simple Plan's music videos.

Comeau was also a judge for the 7th annual Independent Music Awards to support independent artists' careers.[1]

Equipment[edit]

He currently uses DW drums, Evans drum heads and Zildjian cymbals. His kit configures of two floor toms, a tom, a bass drum, and a snare drum.

Cymbals:

  • 19" Z Custom Medium Crash
  • 14" A New Beats Hi-Hats
  • 19" Z Custom Medium Crash
  • 19" Z Custom Medium Crash
  • 25" A Sweet Ride

Drum Heads:

  • Bass drum:GMAD Clear/EQ3 Black Or White
  • Toms:G2 Clear/G1 Clear
  • Snare:Genera HD Dry/Hazy 300

Drum Sizes:

  • 22x18 bass drum
  • 12x9 tom
  • 14x12 and 16x14 floor toms
  • ...or 16x14 and 18x16 floor toms

Role Model Clothing[edit]

Comeau applies the sticks

He is co-owner of Role Model Clothing, along with Pierre Bouvier and Patrick Langlois.

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Actor[edit]

Self[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "7th Annual Judges". Independent Music Awards. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 

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