Mark Zonder

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Mark Zonder (born 16 April 1958) is the drummer of American heavy-metal band Warlord. When the band was in a hiatus, he joined Fates Warning. His artistic name in Warlord is "Thunder Child". He also has his own band Slavior.

He also plays drums on Joacim Cans' solo-project album "Beyond The Gates", and with Kevin Moore's band Chroma Key. He has also worked with Gary Hughes and the rest of the band Ten on their studio album named Stormwarning, which was released in early 2011. He has also collaborated to a classic metal project called Dramatica, featuring Dennis Murcia and Diego Ramirez of Texas early 90's metal band Decadence, and Mark Boals and Michael Vescera from Yngwie Malmsteen fame. The project is due out in the fall 2015.


Drums: Drum Workshop

  • 10" Tom
  • 13" Tom (used as floor tom)
  • 14" snare
  • 13" snare
  • 20" Bass

Cymbals: Zildjian

  • 13" K/Z Combo Hats
  • 20" A Zildjian Earth Ride or 20" K Custom Special Dry ride
  • 17" A Custom Crash
  • 18" A Custom Crash
  • 12" Band Hats
  • 10" A Custom Splash
  • 11" Oriental Splash "Trash"
  • 17" China Boy High
  • 18" China Boy Low

Sticks: Vater

  • New Orleans Jazz, Session and 5B


With Warlord

With Fates Warning

With Chroma Key

With Jim Matheos

With Joacim Cans

With At War With Self

With Slavior

With Ten

With League of Lights

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