Iwan Griffiths

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Iwan Griffiths
Iwan Griffiths drummer.jpg
Iwan playing in Cardiff Barfly
Background information
Birth name Iwan Griffiths
Born (1985-12-04) 4 December 1985 (age 29)
Genres Rock, Electro, Pop punk
Instruments drums
Associated acts The Automatic
Notable instruments

Iwan Griffiths is drummer for Welsh rock band The Automatic, Iwan originates from Cowbridge in Wales, and currently lives in Cardiff where he is studying Law.[1]

Musical career[edit]

Along with band mates Rob and Frost he was in the lineup of the bands original format when they were known as White Rabbit, later changing their name to The Automatic, an idea of Iwans, and recruiting screaming synth player Alex Pennie, and later guitarist Paul Mullen.[2]

Griffiths has several times been compared to Bloc Partys Matt Tong, the two are said to look very similar to one and other.[3] Iwan is a fan of television series LOST, and film series Star Wars, on 15 August 2008 Iwan was interviewed on Starwars.com talking about his love the original trilogy (A New Hope, Empire Strikes Back Return of the Jedi) and being a fan of the Lego Star Wars Game.[4]



Studio (During the recording of Not Accepted Anywhere)


  1. ^ "The Automatic interview (2005)". BBC Wales Music. 2005. Retrieved 2008-07-26. [dead link]
  2. ^ "The Automatic Rob Hawkins, James Frost, Alex Pennie, Iwan Griffiths". music-news.com (Marco Gandolfi). 2006-03-03. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  3. ^ "The Automatic, Clwb Ifor Bach". xpressradio. 2007-03-28. Retrieved 2008-08-18. [dead link]
  4. ^ "The Automatic Dig Boba and Bib". Starwars.com. 2008-08-15. Retrieved 2008-08-18.