Blake Richardson

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME       

Biography

Cartland Blake Richardson hails from the beautiful and majestic lands of Winston Salem, North Carolina. He is the full time drummer of the prog metal outfit, Between the Buried and Me. Having toured consistently throughout the world since 2003, he has proven himself as one of the top drummers in his genre. Blake is particularly noted for his power, consistency, and versatility in his drumming.

BORN IN:
Winston Salem, North Carolina

LIVES IN:
Winston Salem, North Carolina

DRUMMING SINCE:
1996

CURRENT BAND:
Between the Buried and Me

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Dennis Chambers, Simon Phillips, Terry Bozzio.

FAVORITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON:
"Colors", Between the Buried and Me

FAVORITE ALBUM YOU DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Chaosphere", Meshuggah

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Opening for Dream Theater in Mexico City in front of 10,000 people.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
21" AA Holy China

Jay Pinfold

Juke Kartel

Brian Doerner

Saga, Decibel, Helix

Richie Gregor

Trouble & Daughter, Sessions

Bennie Rodgers II

Mariah Carey

Adrian Erlandsson

Paradise Lost / Nemhain / Brujeria