Dirk Verbeuren (born 1975, Antwerp) is the Belgiandrummer of prominent Swedishmelodic death metal band Soilwork with whom he has recorded five full-length albums and a live DVD/Blu-ray, and performs in Europe, The United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Russia and China as a headlining act since early 2004.
When he's not working as a session drummer at his Die Crawling Studio or touring worldwide as a drum clinician for Tama drums and Meinl cymbals, Verbeuren shares his knowledge and expertise through his Dirk Blasts instructional videos, in-person and online drum lessons. He accumulates two decades of experience as a teacher, including ten years at Nancy, France's Music Academy International.
Verbeuren is endorsed by Tama drums and sticks,Meinl cymbals,Evans drumheads, Toontrack software, dB drumshoes and Alien Ears in-ear monitors. He recorded four elaborate MIDI drum packs for Toontrack: Library of the Extreme: Blasts and Fills,Death & Thrash,Fill Insanity and Metal Beats and contributed MIDI tracks to The Metal Foundry SDX and Metal! EZX.