Vincent Velazco - Session Drummer: Rock, Progressive, Metal. Credits include Gus G (Ozzy Osbourne) Pendragon, Steven Rothery (Marillion), Raymond Watts PIG/KMFDM, BBC, ITV.
I'm a UK-based drummer with years of live and studio experience. During my career, I have toured the UK, Europe, South America, North America and Japan and has done session work, collaborated and/or recorded with the following: Gus G (Ozzy Osbourne & Firewind), Pendragon, Raymond Watts PIG/KMFDM, The 69 Eyes, Steven Rothery (Marillion), Gabriel Agudo, Ben Christo (The Sisters of Mercy) and many more. I have also played drums on a Lexus Car Commercial, the BBC and ITV.
With Pendragon, I have recorded 3 albums and a live DVD. I recorded their album “Love Over Fear”, which became Amazon’s Best Selling Album for a week, spent 3 months in the Top 10 Official Progressive Charts and was number 4 in the Best Album Category in the 2020 Prog Reader’s Poll.
In 2021, I started working with world-renowned guitar virtuoso, Gus G, who is best known as the guitarist of Ozzy Osbourne. We recorded the album “Quantum Leap” and it was released in October 2021 via AFM Records. The album has reached #7 in the Official Album Charts in Greece, #4 on iTunes Charts in the US and #26 in the US Hard Music Charts. It also landed the #2 spot in the Best Guitar Albums of 2021 by Guitar World.
I offer remote drum recording services for any genres but I mostly specialise in Rock, Prog and Heavy Metal. Check out my testimonials from different artists. Get in touch and let's chat about your project!
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Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: 100% Satisfaction. Just ask my other clients, they're all happy!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you don't know what sound you want for the drums, just leave it up to me. I'll make sure you're happy with what I provide you. Everything starts with good and solid drums, the rest will follow. All my clients were pleased with my work and there's absolutely no stress working with me.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: Over 20 years
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Original, musical, powerful
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Prog, Heavy Metal but I've also recorded and worked with Pop artists
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Lively, dynamic, powerful, musical drums.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Tama Bubinga Kit, Assorted Cymbals and Snares, Luwig Black Beauty, AKG XLS and XLII microphones, Audix micdophones, Focusrite Pres,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Remote Drum Recording