Léo Margarit

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Léo Margarit
Léo Margarit rehearsal 2.jpg
Léo Margarit (in the rehearsal room)
Background information
Born (1981-11-01) 1 November 1981 (age 37)
Genresmetal, jazz, fusion
Occupation(s)musician, songwriter
Instrumentsdrums, backing vocals
Associated actsPain of Salvation

Léo Margarit is a French drummer, currently living in Sweden as a member of Pain of Salvation.


Born in 1981 in a musician family in the south of France, Léo Margarit started playing drums at the age of 5 and entered the local music school when he was 6. He moved to Montpellier at 14 to study at the National Conservatory of the Region where he obtained degrees in classical percussion, ear training and music chamber. In the meantime he played concerts with the Montpellier National Philharmonic Orchestra in France and in Europe. Later he joined the French extreme metal band Zubrowska with whom he played at European festivals in 2007. Léo Margarit was named as the new drummer of Pain of Salvation, a Swedish-based progressive rock/metal band in late 2007. He now lives in Eskilstuna (Sweden) and works with the band on their upcoming record.


Sonor Designer maple light 20/8/10/12/13/15/16
Sonor Designer maple light snaredrum 14X4
Sonor Signature steel snaredrum 14X8
Tama Iron Cobra pedals and drum throne
Zildjian cymbals: A Custom 6, K/Z 13, A Custom 15, Avedis Medium Ride 22
Sabian cymbals: Max Stax 10, HH Thin Crash 16, AAX Chinese 16
Wincent 5B RoundTip


2000 : Jean-Pierre Llabador – El Bobo
2002 : L-batt et Amikisun – Ewaka
2003 : Bernard Margarit – Notes de Voyages
2004 : Christophe Roncalli – XY
2005 : Guitariste.com – CD Concept
2007 : Zubrowska – 61
2008 : Tania Margarit – Elea
2008 : Christophe Roncalli – Je vous laisse le reste
2008 : Wardanz – Wardanz
2009 : Pain of Salvation - Linoleum EP
2010 : Pain of Salvation - Road Salt One
2011 : For All We Know - For All We Know
2011 : Pain of Salvation - Road Salt Two
2013 : Sign - Hermd
2014: Pain of Salvation - Falling Home
2017: Pain of Salvation - In the Passing Light of Day

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