Mike Sleath

Drummer, Percussionist

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With over 20 years experience, Mike brings creativity, great feel, and unmatched energy to any recording. He can record drums using midi which allows you to upload your own samples to his playing, or acoustic drums and percussion. Mike has professional instruments and an array of different percussion to cater to your sound, and your project.

Mike Sleath is a drummer and percussionist, who’s energy, creativity and style has seen him perform all over the world on some of the biggest stages. After spending over a decade globe trotting with an array of different established artists, Mike has found a home in the last 5 years as the full time touring drummer for Grammy nominated artist, Shawn Mendes.

“Deftly backing Mendes on the road is Mike Sleath, whose powerful energy has driven the singer’s live show since 2015.” Modern Drummer Nov. 2019

Having performed with many artists including John Mayer, Miley Cyrus, Camila Cabello, Khalid and Zedd to name a few, Mike has made a name for himself on the world stage. Mike has been featured in The Modern Drummer, Rolling Stone, Drumeo, Canadian Musician and many interviews and music podcasts.

Notably, Mike has brought his passion and enthusiasm to performances at the Grammy’s, VMA’s, SNL, AMA’s, Ellen, Jimmy Fallon, James Corden, Rock In Rio as well as legendary venues Wembley Stadium, The Royal Albert Hall, and Madison Square Garden.

Mike has performed on record for the rock remix of Katy Perry’s smash hit “I Kissed a Girl” as well as Shawn Mendes’ releases “MTV Unplugged” and “Live at Madison Square Garden”.

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Terms Of Service

Approximately 2-3 days turn around time. 2 or 3 revisions. Rate can be negotiated by the amount of songs which need to be recorded.

GenresSounds Like
  • Shawn Mendes
  • John Mayer
  • Peter Gabriel
Gear Highlights
  • Yamaha Oak Custom Drumset
  • Roland TD-27
  • DW Daru Jones kit
  • Various Snare drums
  • Percussion (tambourines
  • Shakers
  • cajons)
  • Roto Toms
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