Ryan Bennett

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP EYE EMPIRE      

Biography

BORN IN:
Richmond, VA in 1990

LIVES IN:
Richmond, VA

DRUMMING SINCE:
2000

CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
Eye Empire

BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Morgan Rose, Josh Freese, Ray Luzier, and of course John Bonham

FAVOURITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
"Moment", Eye Empire (2012)

FAVOURITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Home", Sevendust

CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
The first time that I played in South America on the main stage at a festival in Sao Paulo I watched the sunrise over 60,000 people from behind the kit. We went on stage at 6:00am. I just remember watching this girl the entire set. She was hanging 200+ feet over the crowd from a crane doing gymnastics...quite possibly the most insane crowd I've ever played for.

FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
19" AAX X-Plosion Crash

Photo Credit: mintypics.com

Lester Estelle

Kelly Clarkson, Pillar

Chad Smith

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chickenfoot

Richard Christy

Charred Walls Of The Damned

Mario Goossens

Triggerfinger

Dusty Saxton

Granger Smith, Earl Dibbles Jr., Evans Blue