Paul Mazurkiewicz

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Paul Mazurkiewicz
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Paul Mazurkiewicz of Cannibal Corpse
Background information
Birth name Paul Mazurkiewicz, Jr.
Born (1968-09-08) September 8, 1968 (age 50)
Genres Death metal
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Drums
Years active 1987–present
Associated acts Cannibal 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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