GREENIE BIOGRAPHY

Greenie began playing drums at 10 years old, receiving tuition in School and through to College which gained him a Degree in Music Production/Performance.

He has over 10 professional years of playing, touring, recording and teaching experience.

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, he is a sought after drummer in recording sessions, worldwide tours, clinics, workshops and also teaching in one to one/online lessons.

Artists Recently Worked With:

VANT –
*Current drummer with VANT.
*Drummer on ‘Dumb Blood’ album – released 17th February 2017 on Parlophone Records.
*Drummer on ‘Peace And Love’ single – released 27th October 2016 on Parlophone Records.
*Drummer on ‘Karma Seeker’ EP – released 12th August 2016 on Parlophone Records.
*Drummer on ‘Fly by Alien’ single – released 10th February 2016 on Parlophone Records.
*3 headline tours of the UK and mainland Europe.
*Festival appearances include:
Glastonbury (UK)
T in The Park (UK)
Bestival (UK)
Leeds/Reading Festival (UK)
Bingley Music Live (UK)
Y-Not Festival (UK)
Boardmasters (UK)
Secret Garden Party (UK)
SWN Festival (UK)
BBC Radio 1 Future Festival (UK),
Reeperbahn Festival (Germany),
FM4 Frequency Festival (Austria),
Eurosonic Festival (Holland)
Best Kept Secret Festival (Holland)
Retropop (Holland)
Dauwpop Festival (Holland)
Paaspop (Holland),
Rock The Beach (Finland)
by:Larm Festival (Norway)
Slotsfjell (Norway)
Oya Festival (Norway),
Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland)
Caribana Festival (Switzerland)
Fuji Rocks (Japan),
Governors Ball Festival (USA).
*Support shows/tours with: Foo Fighters, Primal Scream, Echo And The Bunnymen, Fidlar, The Kooks, You Me At Six, Nothing But Thieves, Duran Duran, Kylie Minogue.
*Numerous TV syncs and radio play worldwide.

LITTLE COMETS –
*Drummer on the UK top 40 album ‘Hope Is Just A State Of Mind’ – released 16th February 2015 on The Smallest Label.
*Drummer on ‘Salt’ EP – released 16th June 2014 on The Smallest Label.
*Drummer on ‘The Gentle EP’ – released 23rd February 2014 on The Smallest Label.
*Drummer on ‘Life Is Elsewhere’ album – released in the USA and Canada 20th August 2013 on Dualtone Records.
*Drummer on ‘Life Is Elsewhere’ album – released in the UK 15th October 2012 on Dirty Hit Records.
*Drummer on ‘Jennifer And Other Short Stories’ EP – released 28th May 2012 on Dirty Hit Records.
*Toured extensively over 4 years in the UK, Europe and USA.
*Festival appearances included:
New York CMJ Festival (USA)
Governors Ball Festival (USA)
Firefly Festival (USA)
Walk The Line Festival (Holland)
Leeds/Reading Festival (UK)
Rockness (UK)
Latitude (UK)
Bestival (UK)
Hyde Park (UK)
T in The Park (UK)
Coca Cola Olympic Shows (UK).
*Support tours with: Biffy Clyro, Atlas Genius, Gomez, Noisettes, Catfish And The Bottlemen.
*Numerous TV/Radio appearances and TV ad syncs in Europe, Japan, Canada, Australia and USA.
*Performed with the band on 2 sell out UK headline tours to support ‘Life Is Elsewhere’ album.
*Performed with the band on 2 sell out USA headline tours to support ‘Life Is Elsewhere’ album.

UK X FACTOR –
*Drummer/Percussionist/Backing Vocals/Musical Director/Co-Writer/Co-Producer on material wrote and recorded from 2011 – 2012.

DETROIT SOCIAL CLUB –
*Drummer/Percussionist/Guitarist/Backing Vocals/Co-Writer on, ‘Existence’ album – released May 2010 on Fiction/Universal Records and various singles between 2008 – 2011 released on Stranded Soldier/Fiction/Universal Records.
*Toured extensively over 3 years in the UK and Mainland Europe.
*Festival appearances included:
Glastonbury (UK)
Bestival (UK)
Leeds/Reading Festival (UK)
T In The Park (UK)
Hyde Park (UK)
Rockness (UK)
V Festival (UK)
Isle Of Wight Festival (UK)
Ibiza Rocks (Spain)
Fuji Rocks (Japan)
Transmusicales (France)
Haldern Pop Festival (Germany)
Dockville Festival (Germany)
London Calling (Holland)
*Numerous TV/Radio appearances and TV ad/programme syncs in Europe, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia.
*Support tours with: Oasis, Primal Scream, Razorlight, Courteeners, Jet and Glasvegas.

ANDY TAYLOR (DURAN DURAN) –
*Numerous studio sessions and Current drummer.

RICKY WARWICK (THIN LIZZY/BLACK STAR RIDERS/THE ALMIGHTY) –
*Drummer on various studio tracks.

Y.O.U –
*Drummer on various tours and shows.
*Support tours with: The 1975.

MUSICAL DIRECTOR/SESSION DRUMMER FOR SONY MUSIC –
*Musical Director/Session Drummer for an ongoing sync library project with Sony Music.

ELEVATOR GODS OFFICIAL MOVIE SOUNDTRACK – *Drummer/Percussionist/Engineer (Release TBA).

IN-HOUSE STUDIO DRUMMER FOR SONIC VISTA STUDIOS IN IBIZA, SPAIN.

SMOOVE AND TURRELL –
*Various European shows.

Greenie has worked with the following producers: *Jim Abbis *Ed Buller *Rich Wilkinson *Sam Miller *Andy Taylor *Tommy Henriksen *Jerry Meehan *Mike Crossey *Brenden Lynch *Greg Haver *Ross Orton *Henry Sarmiento.

Greenie plays and endorses:
*Natal Drums
*Zildjian Cymbals
*Evans Drumheads
*Vater Drum sticks
*Cympad
*Roland Electronics
*Protection Racket Cases
*Slapklatz Damper Gels

TO CONTACT:
CALL: +44 7531245029
EMAIL: dgreen832@gmail.com