Paul Mazurkiewicz

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Paul Mazurkiewicz
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Paul Mazurkiewicz of Cannibal Corpse
Background information
Birth namePaul Mazurkiewicz, Jr.
Born (1968-09-08) September 8, 1968 (age 50)
GenresDeath metal
Years active1987–present
Associated actsCannibal Corpse, Tirant Sin

Paul Mazurkiewicz (born September 8, 1968) is an American drummer best known as a member for death metal band Cannibal Corpse. Mazurkiewicz was originally the drummer for the band, Tirant Sin, alongside two other future Cannibal Corpse members Chris Barnes and Bob Rusay. The trio joined Alex Webster and Jack Owen in 1988, forming Cannibal Corpse. Besides drumming, he also plays the guitar, and is the group's primary lyricist and contributes heavily to composing songs; he penned the songs "Dead Human Collection", "Frantic Disembowelment", "Monolith", "Carrion Sculpted Entity", and "Worm Infested".[1] Mazurkiewicz, alongside with Webster, is one of the remaining members of the band since its inception.

Personal life[edit]

Mazurkiewicz is married to Deana Mazurkiewicz; they have a daughter named Ava.[2] He is a vegetarian[3] and he lives with his family and animals on a farm-like property including a couple acres of land.[4] He is of Polish descent.


Mazurkiewicz uses and endorses ddrum drums,[5] Zildjian cymbals,[6] Czarcie Kopyto pedals[7] and Regal Tip drumsticks.[8] He previously used and endorsed Tama Drums.

Current tour kit[edit]

  • Drumsddrum USA Standard Satin Red, Black Nickel Hardware[9]
    • 22x20 Bass Drum (x2)
    • 10x9 Tom
    • 12x10 Tom
    • 14x11 Tom
    • 16x16 Floor Tom
    • 14x5 Vintone Nickel Over Brass Snare Drum
  • CymbalsZildjian
    • 14" A Custom Hi-Hats
    • 18" A Heavy Crash
    • 17" A Heavy Crash
    • 18" A Custom Projection Crash
    • 21" A Mega Bell Ride
    • 20" A Custom China
  • Hardware
    • Monolit Czarcie Kopyto Pedals (x2)[7]
    • DW 9000 Hi-Hat Stand
  • Other


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  3. ^ Cook, Toby (May 31, 2011). "Alex Webster Of Cannibal Corpse On Home Cooking". The Quietus (Interview). Retrieved June 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "Paul Mazurkiewicz of Cannibal Corpse – The Moshville Times". The Moshville Times. Archived from the original on 2017-12-13. Retrieved 2017-12-13.
  5. ^ "ddrum artist roster". ddrum. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Zildjian profile". Avedis Zildjian Company. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Czarcie Kopyto profile". Czarcie Kopyto. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  8. ^ a b "Regal Tip profile". Regal Tip. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Paul Mazurkiewicz kit from ddrums Facebook Page". ddrum. Retrieved 31 May 2015.

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