Marco Minnemann

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Marco Minnemann
Marco-Minnemann.jpg
Marco Minnemann in Aarhus, Denmark 2016
Photo Hreinn Gudlaugsson
Background information
Born (1970-12-24) 24 December 1970 (age 45)
Hanover, Germany
Genres rock, heavy metal, instrumental rock, electronica, experimental, progressive rock, progressive metal, punk, power metal, thrash metal, groove metal, death metal, jazz rock, neo-progressive rock, technical death metal
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, engineer, producer
Instruments Drums, guitar, bass, keyboards, vocals, organ, percussion
Associated acts The Aristocrats
Steven Wilson
Necrophagist
Kreator
Joe Satriani
The Mute Gods
Paul Gilbert
Plini
Website marcominnemann.com

Marco Minnemann (born December 24, 1970) is a German drummer,[1] composer and multi-instrumentalist. He lives in San Diego, California.

Marco Minnemann has published a number of solo CDs. On most of them he performs all instruments and vocals.[2] He is known for developing a very advanced drum technique called interdependence allowing him to play various patterns with each of his feet or hands, and has published several instructional books describing this concept.[2]

In 2011, he was the runner-up in a series of auditions for Dream Theater after Mike Portnoy left the band in 2010.[3]

Marco also performs with several other groups. Since 2011[4] he has been a member of Steven Wilson's studio band and, on occasion, his touring band as well. He is a member of the rock group The Aristocrats[5] and has performed with Joe Satriani since 2013.[6]

Books[edit]

  • Ultimate Play Along Drum Trax.
  • Extreme Interdependence: Drumming Beyond Independence (With Audio CD) – Nov 2001
  • Maximum Minnemann 2006

DVDs[edit]

  • Marco Minnemann: Live in L.A. – October 2007[7]
  • Extreme Drumming - 2003
  • The Marco Show - 2006

Discography[edit]

with Mario Brinkmann and Mario Trentini

  • Disarmed (2005)

with The Aristocrats

  • "The Aristocrats" (2011)
  • "BOING! We'll do it live" (2012)
  • "Culture Clash" (2013)
  • "Tres Caballeros" (2015)

with ""Trey Gunn""

  • Modulator (2010)

with Mike Henderson

  • "The Veneer of Logic" (2013)

with Illegal Aliens

  • Thickness (1996)
  • Red Alibis (1997)
  • Time (1998)
  • International Telephone (2000)

with ""Mike Keneally""

  • Evidence of Humanity (2010)

with ""Tony Levin and Jordan Ruddess""

with Minnemann/Brinkmann

  • Motor (2002)
  • "The Shining" (2010

with ""Plini""

  • The End of Everything (2015)

with Shiloh Sheray

  • S+M (2011)

with ""U-Z Project""

  • Ultimate Zero Tour (2011)

with Waken Eyes

  • Exodus (2015)

""Solo""

  • The Green Mindbomb (1998)
  • Comfortably Homeless (1999)
  • Broken Orange (2003)
  • Normalizer (2003)
  • Housewifedogandtwokids (2007)
  • A Mouth of God (2008)
  • Catspoon (2009)
  • Normalizer 2 (2010)
  • Symbolic Fox (2012)

other appearances:

  • Orchids (2002)
  • Mieze (2004)
  • Swine Songs - Best Of (2006)
  • Contraire de la chanson (2006)
  • "EEPS" (2014)
  • "Celebration" (2015)
  • "Above The Roses" (2016)
  • Evil Smiles Of Beauty/Sound Of Crime - 2012

Selected recordings with other artists[edit]

1990s

  • FFW - "Senseless Wonder" (1992)
  • FFW - "Mao Mak Maa" feat. Nina Hagen (1993)
  • FFW - "Culture Shock" (1995)
  • H-Blockx - "Fly Eyes" (1996)
  • FFW - "Hula" (1997)
  • Keilerkopf - "Keilerkopf" (1998)

2000s

  • Paul Gilbert - "Burning Organ" (2000)
  • Wolfgang Schmid "Special Kick" (2001)
  • Wolfgang Schmid "A Swift Kick" (2002)
  • Paddy Kelly (2002)
  • Nena - "feat. Nena" (2003)
  • Paul Gilbert - "Spaceship One" (2004)
  • Paul Gilbert - "Spaceship One Live" DVD (2005)
  • Mario Brinkmann - "Engineer" (2007)
  • Illogicist - "The Insight Eye" - (2007)
  • Necrophagist - Summer Slaughter Tour Live DVD (2008)
  • Ephel Duath - "Through My Dog's Eyes" (2008)
  • Mike Keneally - "Scambot" (2009)
  • UKZ - "Radiation" EP (2009)
  • Dr. Zoltan Øbelisk – Why I Am So Wise, Why I Am So Clever, and Why I Write Such Good Songs (2009)

2010s

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adrian Belew Interview : Guitar Interviews | GuitarInternational.com". Retrieved 2011-04-26. 
  2. ^ a b Haid, Mike (17 April 2007). "Marco Minnemann: Beyond Chops". Modern Drummer. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mike Mangini is Dream Theater's New Drummer! | Pearl Drums". pearldrum.com. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  4. ^ "Harmony Korine Live VideoStevenWilsonHQ.com". StevenWilsonHQ.com. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  5. ^ "The Aristocrats | About". the-aristocrats-band.com. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  6. ^ "Joe Satriani - discography > shockwave supernova". www.satriani.com. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  7. ^ "Live in L.A. (DVD): Marco Minnemann, Drum Workshop: Movies & TV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-10-22. 
  8. ^ "Sylencer". Sylencer.bandcamp.com. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  9. ^ "Matte Henderson interview on Outsight Radio Hours". Archive.org. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  10. ^ "Spotify Friday Review #93: Nathan Frost – Synecron". Progmetalzone.com. 2013-10-26. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 

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