Erik Sandin

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Erik Sandin
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Background information
Also known as Smelly
Born (1966-07-29) July 29, 1966 (age 48)
Genres Punk rock, ska punk, skate punk
Instruments Drums
Years active 1983–present
Associated acts NOFX

Erik Sandin (born July 29, 1966), is an American musician and the drummer of the popular California punk band, NOFX. He was a founding member of the band when they formed in Hollywood, California, in 1983, but moved to Santa Barbara two years later, leaving the band.

In just one year without Sandin, the band had already gone through two drummers (Scott Sellers and Scott Aldahl) and in 1986 the band talked Sandin into rejoining NOFX. He has been NOFX's permanent drummer since his return in 1986, and played drums on every NOFX full-length album and EP released, including the 2007 live album They've Actually Gotten Worse Live!. The band Dogpiss featured a song about him called "Erik Sandin's Stand In" on the Fat Wreck Chords compilation album Short Music for Short People.


Albums with NOFX[edit]