BORN IN: Stockholm, Sweden
LIVES IN: Stockholm
DRUMMING SINCE: 2002
BIGGEST INFLUENCES: Vinnie Colaiuta, Dennis Chambers, Aaron Spears, Stanley Randolph, Tony Royster jr, Dave Weckl
FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: Jung – Dreamers
CAREER HIGHLIGHT: Ed Sheerans Record-breaking ”Divide Tour”, performing for 60 – 90.000 people at stadiums like, San Siro, Groupama Stadium, Stadio Olimpico, Hockenheim and many more.
FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL: 22” HHX complex Thin Crash and my 19” HHX Treme Crash
Simon Santunione is a professional drummer born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. He is considering one of the top pop/rnb drummers in Scandinavia with his incredible versatility, raw sound and astounding hybrid drumming setup.
He’s been touring with the biggest names in Sweden crediting international pop-star Zara Larsson, Sabina Ddumba, Kim Cesarion, Jung and many more.
Since Simon started touring at 21 years old he’s been touring the world and played on the biggest stages internationally and performed on the most iconic TV- shows like, Ellen Degeneres Show, Top Of The Pops, Good Morning America, Eurovision song contest and many more..
Simon is currently on tour with Zara Larsson and just finished their world tour supporting Ed Sheerans Record-breaking ”Divide Tour”, performing for 60 – 90.000 people at stadiums like, San Siro, Groupama Stadium, Stadio Olimpico, Hockenheim and many more.
Simon is also represented by, and proudly uses: Sabian Cymbals, Roland electronics, Tama Drums, Evans Drumheads, Crs Cymbal resonance, Big Fat Snare,Clear Soundbaffles & Wincent Drumsticks.
Simon's Go-To Cymbals
18” HHX X-Treme Crash
19” HHX X-Treme Crash
10” AAX O-Zone Splash
17” HHX X-Treme Crash
20” Artisan Crash
15” Artisan Light Hats
18” HHX Complex Thin Crash
A combination of HH and HHX hammering results in one of the richest, punchiest crash cymbals SABIAN has ever produced. The Complex Thin Crashes offer plenty of versatility to easily cross musical styles.