Sam Loeffler

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Sam Loeffler
Sam Loeffler at 2007 MyCokeFest in Atlanta.JPG
Sam Loeffler performing at the 2007 MyCokeFest in Atlanta, Georgia
Background information
Birth name Samuel Charles Loeffler
Born (1974-12-17) December 17, 1974 (age 40)
Grayslake, Illinois, U.S.
Genres Alternative metal, post-grunge, hard rock
Instruments Drums
Years active 1995–present
Labels Epic Records
Squint Entertainment
Associated acts Chevelle

Sam Loeffler (born December 17, 1974) is the drummer of the alternative metal band Chevelle.[1] He plays in the band with his brother and guitarist / vocalist Pete Loeffler and brother-in-law and bassist Dean Bernardini. Sam has recently started singing background vocals on certain songs such as "Another Know it All", "Sleep Apnea" and "The Fad" in live performances. As of 2010, Sam Loeffler switched kits to a vintage Pearl "Vistalite" type kit.

New Drum Statistics[edit]

  • Pearl clear 4 piece set (Clear Acrylic)
  • 16x16 Floor Tom
  • 13x9 Tom
  • 26x18 Bass Drum
  • 14x6.5 Pearl Masterworks Snare Drum
  • Zildjian cymbals (switched from Paiste in 2005).
  • Vater 5B Sticks
  • Black Pearl bass the one he used in 2005 but later left it at home.

Drum statistics[edit]

Included in Sam's drum set are:

  • Pearl MMX Master Series
  • 14x6.5 brass free-floating snare
  • 10x8 tom
  • 10x10 tom
  • 16x16 floor tom
  • 22x16 bass drum
  • Zildjian cymbals (switched from Paiste in 2005).
  • 14" A custom hi-hats
  • 12" A custom splash
  • 16" A custom crash
  • 18" A custom crash
  • 19" A custom crash
  • 20" A custom crash
  • 20" A custom ride
  • Vater 5B Sticks


  1. ^ Frey, Tracy. "Biography: Chevelle". AMG. Retrieved 12 May 2010.