COUNTRY: United States
GROUP: ThisIsTorch, Sistine Criminals, Conspiratorhttp://thisistorch.com/
BORN IN: Manchester, NH
LIVES IN: Sherman Oaks, CA
DRUMMING SINCE: 1996
BIGGEST INFLUENCES: Billy Cobham, Jeff “TAIN” Watts, Elvin Jones, Tony Williams, John Bonham, KJ Sawka, Adam Deitch, Johnny Rabb, Squarepusher, Venetian Snares, Dieselboy, Roni Size, Mr. Carmack, Mike WiLL Made-It, Metro Boomin.
FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: Squarepusher’s “A Journey To Reedham” (ThisIsTorch Live Drum Remix)
FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON: “A Love Supreme” by John Coltrane
CAREER HIGHLIGHT: There’s a few! Jamming on some beats with comedian Hannibal Buress in Brooklyn along with Prodigy of Mobb Deep. Getting my new book “Trap Style Drumming for theAcoustic and Hybrid Drum Set” published by Hudson Music and getting it endorsed by some of my all-time favorite drummers. And finally, achieving my life-long dream of becoming a part of the SABIAN family.
FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL: HHX Fierce Crash (New Favorite) – The Rocktagon (Old Favorite)
“TORCH” Sgrulloni is an American drummer, producer, author and artist best known for his dynamic live performances and signature electro-acoustic drumming style. As a drummer, TORCH has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally. In 2014, TORCH was ranked among Adam Deitch’s, “Top 10 Most Exciting Drummers in the Scene” on L4LM.com. He was also listed in TheUntz.com’s “Honorable Mentions” along with drummers JoJo Mayer and Johnny Rabb for the “Top 10 EDM Drummer’s of 2014.” His live performances have been described as a display of technical ability combined with a style inspired by the genres of trap, techno, dubstep, jungle/drum ‘n’ bass, breakcore, and IDM.