Karl Brazil

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Karl Peter Brazil (born 27 May 1977, Solihull)[1] is an English session drummer.

He is best known as the drummer for the British indie rock band Feeder, replacing the band's previous drummer Mark Richardson.[2] He often works with other big name pop and rock artists, both on tour and in the studio. Brazil has become one of the top rated drummers around the United Kingdom.


During his younger years, Karl happened to have quite the musical family, influenced by them at quite a young age. This allows Brazil to adapt quite easily to any playing style which is recommended to him by any band he happens to be playing for.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Born in Solihull, he is a dedicated supporter of Birmingham City F.C..[4]


Brazil currently uses Gretsch drums,[3] Sabian cymbals,[4]Roland electronic drums, Remo drumheads, DW hardware LP percussion and Vic Firth drumsticks.[5]

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  1. ^ "findmypast.co.uk". Search.findmypast.co.uk. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  2. ^ "What's On - Rock & Pop - Music: Karl Brazil's drumming up a Feeder frenzy". Birmingham Mail. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Gretsch Drums | Artists". Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d "Karl Brazil | Sabian cymbals". Retrieved 7 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Karl Brazil goes Hybrid with Roland". Retrieved 7 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Karl Brazil Drums - Facebook". Retrieved 2 August 2017.

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